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Spy Shots: Jaguar XF-R mules testing in Death Valley

The two sedans may look like Jaguar S-Types, but according to Fast Lane Daily's spy shot A-Team, they aren't. They are actually XF-R mules disguised as S-Types with large wheels and big, bulging fender flares. They were caught during hot weather testing recently in Death Valley, U.S.A., and FSD reports that their engines did not sound supercharged, a la the XK-R. Rather, they sounded like the naturally aspirated V8 from

Chevy Volt mules are based on old Malibu, production cars on smaller Cobalt

Every subject matter has it's own terminology and lingo and it's helpful to become familiar with it if you plan to discuss it. The auto industry is no exception. When developing a new car, automakers build vehicles for testing components called prototypes. These prototypes come in a variety of levels of completeness. Creating new components for testing takes different amounts of time depending on the component; body structures are among the longest to get a first cut that's usable. Mechanical co