2010 jaguar xk

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2010 Jaguar XK-Series

Jaguar XK-Series Expert Review

Staff Writer

With the new XF and XJ sedans now on the road, the XK becomes Jaguar's oldest car after only four years on the road in its present generation. As one of the few British roadsters left, the XK carries the mantle with can't-miss-it styling and a history of refinements with each generation.

The 2010 Jaguar XK picks up a number of improvements, chief among them a set of new, more powerful V-8 engines on par with the competition. Styling updates inside and out also help the XK stay relevant in its cutthroat segment and interior quality, a weak point on older models, continues to improve. The top-level XKR also adds more performance parts to further enhance its handling and response.

Though class competitive, the XK continues to struggle with rapidly aging styling that remains inconsistent with the rest of the lineup. Unlike most of the competition, it offers only an automatic transmission and is saddled with Jaguar's older, slower touch screen navigation and entertainment system.

Bodystyles: Coupe, ConvertibleEngines: 5.0L V-8, 5.0L supercharged V-8Transmissions: 6-speed automaticModels: Coupe, Convertible, XKR

The most important changes to the 2010 Jaguar XK range come under the hood, where the old 4.2-liter V-8 engines have been replaced with Jaguar's more powerful 5.0-liter V-8s, again in naturally-aspirated and supercharged trim. Bodywork is updated slightly, as is the interior, which gets the electronic JaguarDrive Select gear selection knob from the XF sedan.

The XK faithfully carries the flag of the classic British roadster and minor styling updates keep the body relatively fresh. Improvements include new front and rear valances and new LED taillights.

The XK's interior continues to improve and spices things up with the slick electronic gear selector. Jaguar's clunky touch screen infotainment system is standard, as are a premium stereo, leather and automatic climate control.

Two new 5.0-liter V-8 engines replace the XK's prior engine options and offer more power, a respectable 385 horsepower in naturally-aspirated trim and a stout 510 horsepower for the supercharged XKR. The transmission is programmed to be smooth for touring duty but has a sport setting. Fuel economy doesn't suffer compared to the last model and handling is further refined.

Front, side and thorax airbags are standard on the XK for both the driver and passenger. Electronic stability and traction control, Corner Brake Control, Electronic Brake Force Distribution, Emergency Brake Assist and now Understeer Logic Control are all standard.

XK Coupe: 16 mpg city/24 mpg highway XK Convertible: 16 mpg city/22 mpg highwayXKR: 15 mpg city/22 mpg highway

  • Great styling
  • Impressive thrust
  • Sharp handling
  • Decent-sized trunk
  • Reasonable price for the class
  • Poor fuel economy
  • Confusing infotainment system
  • Some cheap bits

Better, but showing its age

  • Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class
  • BMW Z4 Series
  • Audi A5
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Jaguar XK

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Base 2dr Coupe
2010 Jaguar XK Pricing

Retail Price

$82,150MSRP / Window Sticker Price

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Standard Features:
  • 5.0L V-8 Engine
  • 6-spd auto w/OD Transmission
  • 385 @ 6,500 rpm Horsepower
  • 380 @ 3,500 rpm Torque
  • rear-wheel Drive type
  • ABS and driveline Traction control
  • 19" silver aluminum Wheels
  • front air conditioning, dual zone automatic
  • driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback Heated front seats
  • SIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan Radio
  • 1st row LCD monitor
  • keyfob (all doors) Remote keyless entry
  • front and rear Fog/driving lights
  • Heated mirrors
  • Windshield wipers - rain sensing
  • leather Seat trim
  • driver and passenger Lumbar support
  • Navigation system
  • Parking assist
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Base 2dr Coupe

Exterior Colors

  • Botanical Green

  • Ebony

  • Emerald Fire

  • Frost Blue

  • Indigo Blue

  • Liquid Silver

  • Lunar Gray

  • Pearl Gray

  • Porcelain

  • Ultimate Black

  • Vapour Gray

Interior Colors

  • Caramel w/Charcoal Stitching w/Softgrain Leather Seat Trim

  • Charcoal w/Ivory Stitching w/Softgrain Leather Seat Trim

  • Ivory/Oyster w/Softgrain Leather Seat Trim


Standard Options

Additional Options


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Exterior appearance

From the front our Liquid Silver XK looks like a fish with its wide reflective headlight eyes and slightly opened mouth lower grill. However the XK is not a silly looking fish like the nagare inspired Mazda 3; instead it is more like a shark; sleek, agile and powerful. The lower lip on the front bumper of the Jaguar is sharp and aggressive. The grill is styled after the unit from the classic Jaguar E-type, a wide oval shape framing the Jaguar emblem in the center, and although our car didn’t come with the classic’s horizontal bar, Jaguar does offer it as an option.

The body also features a muscular arch molded into the rear quarter panel that framed the 19 inch split 10 spoke Caravela wheels on our XK beautifully. From nose to tail every detail of the vehicle shouts attitude and style. The black top accents the metallic finish quite nicely, that is however as long as you deprive yourself of the full drop top experience and ride around with it up. The current XK was designed by Ian Callum, the same man responsible for creating both the Aston Martin DB7 and Vanquish; explaining the likeness between the Jag and the other Aston vehicles.


The Jaguar XK is finished like a fine English sports car. The materials used to create our XK convertible were of the utmost quality; from the burl walnut trim and aluminum a/c vents, to the soft Ivory/Oyster colored leather covered items like the plush center armrest and the polished bezels surrounding the hidden cup holders, every touch went one step beyond what we have come to expect from ordinary automobiles. The combination of contrasting dark leather on the dash and center console with light colored accents is beautiful, and even the plastic switches look like they are made from finer, more expensive high quality materials.

The steering wheel is a perfect example, combining a soft leather wrapped rim with painted plastic covers at 3 and 9 o’clock as well as a rubberized center section airbag cover; creating a unit that is not only pleasing to the eye, but also very rewarding to take hold of. The front seats are wrapped in perforated Ivory leather and have multiple power adjustments, quite possibly the best fine-tunable feature are the adjustable power bolsters that inflate to keep the driver in place during spirited driving. Another upscale touch for the XK is the door panels, while the top halves are covered in leather to match the seats, Jaguar didn’t cut any corners by going with plastic or vinyl for the lower half that will most likely never notice, but instead went with much more elegant carpeting, just like the suede wrapped windshield frame.

Jaguar faithful will be familiar with the touch screen navigation unit that controls everything from turn by turn directions to climate control, as well as the Bowers and Wilkins stereo system that cranks out 525 Watts of power, playing tunes from everything from the AM/FM/satellite radio to an MP3 player. The system can be a little slow and difficult to operate at first, but once you get a handle on where all the important spots on the screen are, getting around the operating system will become second nature.

The Drive

From the time you grab a hold of the XK’s door handle with the smart key stored away safely in your pocket to when you press down on the ignition waking up the all new 5.0 Liter motor and the JaguarDrive Selector, originally used in the XF, rises up from the center console, you know that you are in for a treat. The biggest change for the 2010 model year is the new V8 that produces 385 HP and 380 lb-ft of torque, and unlike last year’s model, the new engine is more than adequate to move the 3700 pound feline around Jaguar while the sounds emanating from the exhaust reassure you that there truly is no replacement for displacement. While new XK-R and XF-R models produce over 500 HP, we can easily say that the new naturally aspirated V8 is even better than the old blown mills and still get an estimated 16 MPG in the city and 22 MPG on the highway.

The Jaguar XK was built following Jaguar’s Advanced Lightweight Coupe (ALC) design. Aluminum being the material of choice due to its lightweight nature, making up the monocoque from which the entire car starts to take shape. The designers at Jaguar did not want to construct a convertible that oddly looked like a coupe with the roof removed, so the XK was originally engineered to be a rag top, avoiding the excessive amount of additional bracing and strengthening usually required when converting a hardtop into a drop head coupe, and because of this, the Jaguar XK handles superbly due to loads of structural rigidity and solid cornering ability. However the ride is never harsh, even with the 19 inch wheels wrapped with low profile tires, thanks to Jaguar’s Computer Active Technology Suspension (CATS) that uses electronically adjustable shock absorbers that continuously adapt to provide the optimum balance between ride comfort and handling performance.

Inspired by Gatsos and other camera traps found along English motorways the XK features a unique, more fun form of cruise control. Opposite the ignition is a round button with ASL written on it. Push the button, set the speed and then press the pedal to the metal. With the automatic speed limiter set, the Jag accelerates like normal to the predetermined speed and then holds it there, for the most fun you will ever have driving flat out at 40 MPH.

Why to Buy

The Jaguar XK is the perfect car to enjoy a relaxed comfortable drive while appreciating the sights and smells along the way, and thanks to the new engine, it truly is a more ferocious feline. Unlike competitors, the XK’s ride is soft and smooth, whereas the 911 in particular is a more frantic car to drive; it is possible to loose oneself in the Jaguar experience. It doesn’t hurt the XK that it looks very similar to an Aston Martin, and when compared dollar for dollar, and starting at under $100,000 the Jaguar is a much better deal.

Why Not to Buy

If you are after a vehicle that performs even better than it looks, or enjoy the thrill of having too much power, the XK may come up a little bit short. However; the XKR, with an extra 125 supercharged horses should be enough to push the ALC chassis closer to its limits and make the rubber donuts scream for mercy, if that’s the sort of thing that you are after.

Jaguar XK owners are looking for a well finished sub $100,000 sports car that is just as capable carving mountain roads as it is cruising down the boulevard with the added benefit of going topless. Porsche’s 911 Cabriolet, the Mercedes Benz SL550 and the BMW 650i convertible all fall into this category mainly due to their mix of luxury and performance. The vehicles also fall into the same price range and are powered by V8s. The only exception is the Porsche, with its 3.6 liter flat six, is down 40 HP horsepower than the XK’s new naturally aspirated power plant at $1,000 less expensive, however it gets to 60 MPH 0.3 seconds quicker, but then again there are also the S and turbocharged models if pure power is what you are after. XK shoppers should also consider the Lexus SC, although it is on the lower end of the spectrum due to the $70,000 asking price.

Topspeed final verdict

The Jaguar XK convertible is a great car made even better by a bit more old fashioned muscle. The new engine wakes up the chassis in a way that the old XK-R only could, it is a beautifully styled convertible that is as much fun to drive as it is to be seen in thanks to its capabilities as a high performance convertible making the 2010 Jaguar XK experience an elegant blend of sport and luxury.


The XKR’s rip-roaring acceleration, pleasing balance of performance and comfort, luxurious cabin with high feature content, quick convertible top operation, less expensive than many peers...Dinky backseat, frustrating touchscreen controls.-Edmunds

The 2010 XK-Series XK Convertible is not for the budget-minded buyer with a retail price of $88,150.00 but you usually have to pay more for pure excellence.-Automobile

The best darned XK yet.-Motor Trend

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Jaguar xk 2010

2010 Jaguar XK

The Jaguar XK features significant revisions for 2010, headlined by a totally new engine. The 2010 Jaguar XK sports revisions to the front bumper and rear spoiler and taillamps, along with a touched-up interior. The XK was completely redesigned for the 2007 model year. For 2010, the chassis is unchanged, being only three years old and still state of the art: aluminum monocoque, bonded and riveted, very lightweight and rigid. The suspension and electronics supporting it are either improved or new for 2010.

The six-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters is smooth and tight with rev-matching downshifting. For 2010, a dial on the center console is used to select Drive, Park, Reverse and Sport, a feature introduced on the 2009 Jaguar XF.

The new V8 engine displaces 5.0 liters yet is more compact than the old 4.2-liter. It's significantly more powerful than the previous engine, while getting the same fuel mileage and slightly better emissions, thanks to direct injection, which sprays aerated fuel into the combustion chambers.

As for acceleration, the new engine turns the 2010 XK into an eyeball-popper, bringing the 0-60 time down to 5.2 seconds from 5.9 in the normally aspirated XK (385 hp).

The 2010 Jaguar XKR, using the same engine supercharged to 510 horsepower, can accelerate from 0-60 mph in just 4.6 seconds, a significant improvement over the 4.9 seconds achieved by the previous model. The secret to this newfound thrust is a new generation of supercharger.

The 2010 Jaguar XK has it all: Flawless engine, transmission, brakes, styling, details. Superb ride and cornering. Comfortable interior slanting more toward luxury than sport. Our biggest complaints are the round knob that serves as the shifter and the non-intuitive LCD touch-screen controls.

Model Lineup

The 2010 Jaguar XK comes in four models: XK Coupe ($82,150); XK Convertible ($88,150); XKR Coupe ($95,150); XKR Convertible ($101,150). All models use the new 5.0-liter V8 engine and six-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters. The normally aspirated XK makes 385 horsepower, while the supercharged XKR is rated at 510 hp. Otherwise, the two models are similarly equipped.

Standard equipment includes every power thing you can think of. Twin-stitched leather seats in caramel, charcoal or ivory, with your choice of four interior trim woods; 19-inch alloy wheels; navigation system with 7-inch touch-screen; keyless entry and starting; bi-xenon headlamps with washers, automatic leveling, and corner beams triggered by turn signals; air sensors to optimize cabin air quality; front and rear Park Assist; and more.

The Advanced Technology Package ($2,500) includes adaptive cruise control and active front lighting. HD Radio ($300) can be added to the XK.

Safety equipment includes frontal airbags, Dynamic Stability Control, Cornering Brake Control, Traction Control, Anti-Lock Brakes with EBD and Brake Assist, Adaptive Restraint Technology, Tire Pressure Monitoring System, and, for the convertible, rollbars that actuate in 0.065 seconds.


The Jaguar XK has been such an iconic beauty, its voluptuous fenders flowing without interruption back to the 1954 Jaguar D Type racing car and the 1957 XKSS, that refinements to its body are almost a no-win situation.

But it's hard to argue with the 2010 XK's lightly tweaked nose. And the XKR, described here, has some touches that improve its looks over the 2010 XK, itself improved over the 2008 XK (there was no 2009). The foglamps are moved up into the headlamp cluster, replaced by small vertical vents at the ends of the new bumper, that help cool the front rotors.

There are also vents on the hood of the XKR that open like a clamshell, and add muscle-car flavor. The XKR also has fender cutouts behind the front wheels to extract more heat. The XKR has two twin exhaust tips that declare horsepower, complementing and balancing the hood vents.

A horizontal chrome bar has been taken out of the XKR grille for 2010, and that's nice, leaving just neat mesh and a round growling Jaguar emblem that's pretty cool but not quite like the leaping cat that used to be a hood ornament, until deemed dangerous to pedestrians and high-profile to thieves because it was just too cool.

At the rear of the XK are new LED taillamps, which definitely sharpen the car at night, and a lower spoiler, which you can't actually notice. The XK gets first-in-class visibility to and from the rear, with twin back-up lights and taillight fog lamps to protect you in soup like they have in the British Isles.

The standard 19-inch 10-spoke alloy wheels are gorgeous, and the other four options, including 14-spoke 20-inchers, are nearly as pretty.

The convertible uses a triple-lined fabric top that's secure and quiet even at speeds beyond triple digits. Jaguar calls the headliner material Suedecloth, and, as they say, from the inside it's almost indistinguishable from a fixed roof. It goes down or up at the touch of a button in 18 seconds, disappearing under the bodywork behind the rear seats.

The XK looks pretty good when the top is up, not like an afterthought like some sports cars. But we think you have to really really want a convertible to give up the sleek roofline of the Coupe. We love wind in your hair and all, but paying $6000 to lose the Jaguar roofline that makes the XK such a beauty in profile, as well as from the rear, maybe especially from the rear, seems unfair to art.

Interior Features

The Jaguar XK interior makes it feel like the gentleman's sports car that it is. Well, gentleman's 2+2 Coupe. Its cockpit conveys luxury. If that inspires a sigh of lost love, join the club. But if the XK weren't luxurious, who would buy it, besides fans (like us) who secretly want the 1957 Jaguar XKSS, the car that started it all. There was a time when Jaguars felt more like the racing cars they used to be, at least around the edges.

Our XKR had the heated and cooled front seats with 16-way adjustment including bolstering. You can snug up the seat so that you don't slide around when you toss the Jag around corners at the G-forces that its rigid monocoque chassis and fine-tuned suspension can deliver. The twin-stitched leather is available in caramel, charcoal or ivory. Mostly, these seats are made for cruising. Ivory leather with Oyster trim and carpeting says it all. Although, ivory leather could be found in British sports cars in the '50s, too.

You are surrounded by elegant materials, especially the wood (after all it's a Jaguar), your choice among Rich Oak, Dark Oak, Burr Walnut or Ebony, depending on the model. There's also Knurled Aluminum and Dark Mesh Aluminum. We liked the aluminum more than the Rich Oak in our car. Burr Walnut is the classic.

It's easy to forget the XK has a back seat. Rear legroom is 27.6 inches, about 70 percent as much as your average back seat. But average back seats don't have 30 percent to lose, so the plus-two part is for kids only (not counting packages, but not forgetting them, either). We have two of them, 11 and 14, and they could only both fit in the XK with one in the front passenger seat moved full forward, the other behind him and complaining. Imagine that, a 14-year-old complaining that the $102,000 Jaguar he was being chauffeured around in wasn't comfortable enough for him. Good thing it was a convertible and the top was down and he didn't have to duck and squeeze to get in.

The back seat might be small, but the trunk of the convertible is large, and the storage capacity of the coupe is massive.

Finally gone is the J-gate and shift lever, replaced by the trademarked JaguarDrive Selector as introduced on the XF. It's a big shiny knob on the center console that didn't work perfectly for us. You rotate it from Park, to Reverse, Neutral, Drive and Sport. We wanted to dial it into Reverse and back up, quicker than it wanted us to, it wanted more than a flick. In Drive or Sport, you manually shift with well-shaped paddles on the steering wheel, that is slightly changed with a leather third spoke and growler badge. But we're not fans of the shift knob. It looks like navigation system controller or an iDrive.

A big red keyless starter button is on the console just ahead of the transmission selector dial. START STOP it says, and there's something alarming about it, the bright emergency redness, like it's the trigger to an ejection seat or something. It pulses like a heartbeat, weirdly. The ergonomic idea is for the transmission selector knob to pop up under your palm, immediately after you push the start button, sort of like a relay runner handing off a baton. The handshake of the new Jaguar.

The gauges and instrumentation aren't special like we would hope from Jaguar. Clean aluminum bezels, but not as simple and racy as those in, say, a Dodge Ram pickup. Definitely easy enough to read, but they don't make you say I love my Jaguar when you look at them. Although some might say that about the new white illumination, and red needles on the XKR.

The big wide center stack is mostly filled by an LCD touch-screen that's not nearly as intuitive as we would have liked. We found it difficult to operate. Radio tuning isn't easy, even after you figure it out, with too many extra steps to perform a simple function. We usually managed to get what we wanted out of the touch screen, but we didn't care for it.

Driving Impressions

The Jaguar XK features a light and stiff aluminum monocoque chassis that produces excellent handling and braking, but the latest news is that it now has the engine to match its outstanding dynamic qualities.

The new 5.0-liter V8, designed in-house unlike the previous 4.2-liter, is the 2010 XK big improvement, by cat-like leaps and bounds. The previous 4.2 has been left in the dust by the new 5.0-liter V8 that's more compact, more efficient and much more powerful, using recent advancements in engine design. The new engine is the third generation of Jaguar's AJ-V8. Jaguar, being freshly sold by Ford to India's Tata Motors in the spring of 2008, produced this engine in-house at Jaguar facilities in Coventry, England.

It's an all-aluminum 32-valve V8 featuring direct injection, independent variable cam timing, cam profile switching, and a variable geometry inlet manifold. Jaguar raises the bar, literally, with this multi-hole direct injection system that sprays pressurized fuel (up to 150 bar) dead center into the combustion chambers. The variable camshaft timing system has its own Jaguar spin, as well. And the naturally aspirated engine has inlet camshaft profile switching, changing the characteristics of the engine for the torque, power or economy that may be needed at any moment. The air intake has been totally redesigned, eliminating the supercharger whine, and also the view of the engine. All you'll find under the hood is a blank sea of black plastic. Call it progress. It works by selecting air tunnels among 14 of them, varying from 27 inches (low speeds) to 14 inches (high speeds). Progress indeed.

The engine's bottom line is an increase in horsepower of 29 percent for normally aspirated and 23 percent for supercharged; also a big increase in torque, same fuel economy, and slight reduction in CO2 emissions. In a nutshell, all of these technological advances improve throttle and/or engine response, torque, fuel economy and emissions. Not to mention horsepower, i.e. speed.

On that subject, the XKR has a new sixth-generation twin vortex supercharger, leaping with the engine, technologically speaking. Remember the buzzwords: twin vortex. The Roots-type unit uses two water-cooled intercoolers, and raises thermodynamic efficiency by 16 percent.

The specs are: 385 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque at 16/22 miles per gallon in the normally aspirated XK, and 510 horsepower with 461 pound-feet with 15/22 mpg.

The XKR can accelerate from 0 to 60 in 4.6 seconds, boosted by that humongous 461 pound-feet of torque coming on strong at 2500 rpm; it will effortlessly reach 155 mph where it wants to keep on running but is electronically limited.

With your foot on the pedal, you will have no complaints with the normally aspirated engine making a mere 385 horsepower. Nor will you have any complaints when your foot is off the pedal, after you climb out smiling. Even the exhaust note, which Jaguar calls the sound track, has been addressed in great detail. We can't say it exactly rumbles, but Jaguar says its engineers have accentuated the acoustic feedback into the cabin in order to further enhance the driving pleasure. Intake manifold pressure pulsations are fed into an acoustic filter at the rear of the engine that's tuned to provide a crescendo at high revs. The 6800 rpm redline is some rush.

The XKR will get you past a semi-truck on a two-lane highway as quickly as almost anything on wheels that's longer than a superbike. Give or take a tenth. Since the supercharger has stopped whining, some of the thrill is gone; now it's sheer semi-silent speed. Since now you're not whooping at the whine, you can feel your jaws stretch back from the G-force of the acceleration.

The regular XK uses the same engine without the blower, and makes 385 horsepower with 380 pound-feet of torque. In addition to the miles in our test model XKR, we got good seat time in an XK, including one hot summer night run in a top-down XK over 120 miles of scarcely traveled two-lane along the Columbia River: a memorable drive. It's what you own a Jaguar for. Not once did we find 385 horsepower lacking.

If you're looking for mention of shortcomings in the XK's engine, transmission, chassis, suspension or brakes, you won't find them here.

The brakes, for example, are massive 15.7-inch rotors with six-piston calipers in front, and 13.8 inches with four-pots at the rear. If those don't stop you nothing will.

The six-speed automatic in Sport mode with paddle shifters is all you'll ever need. Shifts are sharp, quick, and on time; and there's downshift rev-matching, meaning the engine will blip for you, quite nicely. There is no manual transmission; Jaguar fans of tradition will just have to get used to today's Jaguar.

Underway, the XK feels solid, stable and planted. The XK chassis is quite stiff, a benefit of its riveted and bonded aluminum construction. This stiffness is the key to the XK's silky smooth ride and demonic cornering. Another byproduct of the stiff chassis is the steering accuracy, tight and quick but not skittish. Working with that superb chassis is double wishbone suspension front and rear. The XK has never handled better.

The latest generation of Adaptive Dynamics replaces the Computer Active Technology Suspension (CATS) that offered two modes, soft and firm. The Adaptive Damping System provides continuous variable damping between those two, for ride comfort or maximum cornering on rough roads. The definition of continuous: chassis motion, including roll rate and pitch rate, is analyzed and adjusted 100 times per second. Meanwhile, wheel travel is analyzed and corrected 500 times per second.

With the Dynamic Stability Control System, the driver can choose Normal, Dynamic (formerly known as Sport), or Winter mode. Throw in Active Differential Control, the electronic version of a mechanical limited-slip differential, for more traction on snow or ice.


The 2010 Jaguar XK features a brilliant new engine, monocoque chassis, active suspension, and brakes. Sensational body, after all these years. Luxury interior. Unfortunately overly tricky JaguarDrive control on LCD display, and we don't like controlling the transmission with a knob. Rocket ship acceleration from the 510-horsepower XKR. Bottom line is that Jaguar engineers have outdone themselves, with the mechanical and electronic improvements in the powertrain.

Model Line Overview
Model lineup:Jaguar XK Coupe ($82,150), XK Convertible ($88,150), XKR Coupe ($95,150), XKR Convertible ($101,150)
Engines:5.0-liter V8
Transmissions:6-speed automatic
Safety equipment (standard):frontal airbags, Dynamic Stability Control, Cornering Brake Control, Understeer Control Logic, Engine Drag Torque Control, Traction Control, Anti-Lock Brakes with Electronic Brake-force Distribution and Brake Assist, Adaptive Restraint Technology, Tire Pressure Monitoring System, popup rollbars (convertible)
Safety equipment (optional):Active Lighting System
Basic warranty:4 years/50,000 miles
Assembled in:Coventry, England
Specifications As Tested
Model tested (MSPR):Jaguar XKR Convertible ($101,150)
Standard equipment:leather upholstery, wood trim, automatic dual-zone air conditioning, navigation system with 7-inch touch-screen; 16-way adjustable power front seats with climate control, keyless entry and starting, power windows, power locks, bi-xenon HID headlamps with washers, front and rear Park Assist, 19-inch alloy wheels
Options as tested (MSPR):N/A
Destination charge:$850
Gas guzzler tax:N/A
Price as tested (MSPR):$102000
Layout:rear-wheel drive
Engine:5.0-liter 32-valve V8
Horsepower (lb.-ft @ rpm):510 @ 6000
Torque (lb.-ft @ rpm):461 @ 2500
Transmission:6-speed automatic
EPA fuel economy, city/hwy:15/22 mpg
Wheelbase:108.3 in.
Length/width/height:188.7/74.5/52.0 in.
Track, f/r:61.4/62.8 in.
Turning circle:35.8 ft.
Seating Capacity:2+2
Head/hip/leg room, f:37.8/na/43.0 in.
Head/hip/leg room, m:N/A
Head/hip/leg room, r:33.1/na/27.6 in.
Cargo volume:N/A
Towing capacity:N/A
Suspension, f:independent, double wishbone
Suspension, r:independent, double wishbone
Ground clearance:N/A
Curb weigth:N/A
Tires:245/40ZR19 front, 235/75ZR19 rear
Brakes, f/r:vented disc/vented disc with ABS, EBD, Brake Assist
Fuel capacity:16.1 gal.
Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle. All prices are manufacturer's suggested retail prices (MSPR) effective as of June 7, 2010.Prices do not include manufacturer's destination and delivery charges. N/A: Information not available or not applicable. Manufacturer Info Sources: 800-4Jaguar - www.jaguar.com
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The more pleasure she got, the more she inserted the hairpin into Paola. A few minutes later they both moaned loudly with incredible bliss. Clara closed her eyes, and only heard Paola scream loudly. When she opened her eyes, she saw Paola lying all in semen, and greedily swallows air.

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Pee. Despite the presence of passers-by in the park, it was not difficult to do this, since it was already a little dark, and, in addition, there were. A sufficient number of dense bushes that had not yet fallen in the park. But suddenly I changed my mind and, finding a suitable secluded bench, sat down on it. Choosing the hem of the dress from under me, I, looking around, let a thin, timid trickle into my panties, but a couple in love passing by made me.

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