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Jaguar mulls new ‘S’ version of XFR super saloon to match rivals

Jaguar is seriously mulling to create a new version of the Jaguar XFR, in an attempt to outmatch the models from rivals BMW and Mercedes-Benz. Jaguar plans to introduce the XFR-S, the 503-bhp XFR’s faster and more focused variant aimed at competing, or even winning, against the 552bhp BMW M5 and 549bhp Mercedes E63 AMG, company insiders revealed. 

Jaguar has been successful in giving the “R-S” moniker to its XKR model, and plans to duplicate that achievement. 

Although Jaguar has yet to release details of the plan, the XFR-S may sport firmer chassis settings, more aggressive styling and exhaust note. Of course, the car’s power, currently supplied by a 5.0-litre supercharged V8 engine, should be upgraded to around 550bhp to compete with BMW and Mercedes’ power.

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Now on sale: Stratstone’s limited edition exclusive Jaguar XFR Le Mans models

Sales of Stratstone’s limited edition exclusive XFR models have just started. Only 50 samples of the Jaguar Stratstone Le Mans Limited Editions will be produced by the British luxury automotive retailer. Those interested could walk past the doors of any of the 23 dealerships in the company’s nationwide network.

From the funds that would be raised through the sales of these vehicles, the company had promised to donate up to 5,000 pounds to the Royal British Legion.

This special edition vehicle is based on the XFR model and it is powered by a 5.0 liter supercharged V8 engine that produces 510 hp, enabling the car to accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 4.7 seconds and to reach a limited top speed of 155 mph (250 km/h).

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New Maserati baby Quattroporte coming in 2011, will take on Jaguar XFR

Details are scarce but it has been confirmed that Maserati’s new sub-Quattroporte four-door saloon will be launched in autumn next year. This sports saloon, which has long been anticipated, is the fourth model in the Maserati range that also includes the Granturismo sports car, the Grancabrio open-top GT and the Quattroporte large sports saloon.

This new model is expected to rival the BMW M5, the Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG and the Jaguar XFR. The carmaker has yet to provide information about its powertrains and platform; however, insiders say that it would be spun off the Alfa Romeo 166 replacement's platform.

It is believed that the vehicle will feature downsized V6 and V8 engines and an eight-speed ZF automatic gearbox. The new Quattroporte in 2012 will also have these specifications.

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2010 Jaguar XFR and XKR pricing announced

The pricing of its 2010 model year lineup was lately announced by Jaguar which consist of brand new models like the XFR super-saloon and the XKR Coupe and Convertible. These cars were introduced last month at the Detroit Auto Show together with an upgraded XF and beautified XK range. The price for the 2010 XF begins at $52,000.

An upgrade to the XF Premium level that comes with the new 5.0-liter AD-V8 Gen II V8 will increase pricing to $57,000.

Included in the price premium are bi-xenon headlight, a blind spot monitor, and rearward-looking camera. At the top of the range is the latest XFR with 510hp (380kW) supercharged variant of the new V8 and a price tag of $80.000.

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Finally, the Jaguar XFR is here! The new vehicle from the British manufacturer has been designed especially to compete with cars such as Audi RS6, Bmw M5 or the Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG. Ok now, enough with the preview, let's get in the car.

Under the hood the vehicle comes with a supercharged 5.0-liter V8 engine capable to deliver an impressive 510 hp and 625 Nm or 460 lb.ft of torque.

With this amount of power the vehicle hits 60 mph in just 4.7 seconds ( 0-100km/h in 4.9 seconds ), while the top speed is limited to 155 mph or 250 km/h.

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