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All future Jaguar models to get R or R-S flagships

Jaguar has committed to rolling out its ‘R’ performance brand across all future model lines in a bid to tackle BMW’s M Division, Audi’s Quattro GmbH and Mercedes-Benz AMG. Depending on the car and the segment in which it resides, the British company will include one, two or all three of the R, R-S and R-S GT tiered-performance grades in every future model it builds...

Jaguar XKR-S GT: track-focused road car a chance for Oz

The most track-focused road car in Jaguar's history – the new Jaguar XKR-S GT – is a chance to reach Australia despite production initially being limited to just 30 left-hand-drive vehicles. Jaguar product public relations manager Jonathan Griffiths admitted the hardcore Jaguar XKR-S GT coupe was designed primarily for North America (25 destined for the US, and five for Canada), but said the British manufacturer would build additional vehicles for other markets if there was demand...

Jaguar F-Type R could get 450kW V8

The man responsible for designing the Jaguar F-Type says the all-new two-seater sports car's V8 engine could be tuned to produce up to 450kW of power for a high-performance 'R' variant. At an exclusive F-Type preview event on the eve of the Paris Motor Show, Jaguar director of design Ian Callum told CarAdvice it's possible get 600hp (447kW) from the brand's supercharged 5...

2012 Jaguar XKR-S Convertible in Australia by March

The 2012 Jaguar XKR-S Convertible has been revealed ahead of its international debut at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show. The XKR-S Convertible joins the XKR-S Coupe at the pinnacle of Jaguar’s hard-core sports car line, and will arrive in Australia around March next year...

2012 Jaguar XKR-S Convertible confirmed for Los Angeles Auto Show

The Jaguar XKR-S Convertible will make its international debut at next week’s 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show. The XKR-S Convertible will join the XKR-S Coupe at the pinnacle of the British luxury brand’s sports car range. The XKR-S is the fastest and most powerful production Jaguar ever created. The 405kW/680Nm supercharged 5...

2012 Jaguar XKR-S Convertible spied at the Nurburgring

Jaguar has just been spotted testing the new Jaguar XKR-S Convertible at the Nurburgring. This is the first time the variant has been spotted in public and it appears to be wearing very little in the way of disguise or camouflaging. Like the recently released 2011 Jaguar XKR-S unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, Jaguar is planning a drop-top version which will offer the same high-performance personality and style...

Jaguar XKR-S on track in Portugal: Exclusive video

CarAdvice's Anthony Crawford was recently invited to the international launch of the all-new Jaguar XKR-S at Autodromo Internacional do Algarve race circuit in Portugal.   The Jaguar XKR-S is the most potent big cat to ever emerge from the company's Birmingham factory...

Jaguar XKR-S photo gallery

This morning CarAdvice is heading to the racetrack Autodromo Algave in southern Portugal to track drive the potent Jaguar XKR-S, but I couldn’t resist sneaking in some early morning pics, as well as announcing the new pricing for the XK model range, in a comparison with MY11 prices...

Jaguar XFR, XKR, XJ & XK track test at Nurburgring

Part 2 – Jaguar XFR, XKR, XJ and XK track test at Der Nurburgring Nordschleife The Nordschliefe. That’s the infamous northern loop of what of what is commonly known as the Nurburgring. It is easily the most daunting race circuit in the world, and is without doubt the most challenging, if not the most scary...

Jaguar XKR-S at the New York Show

Also on display at the Jaguar Land Rover stand at the New York Auto Show was the hard-core variant in the XK model line-up, the XKR-S. Jaguar’s Nurburgring performance and handling guru Mike Cross says, “The XKR-S encompasses everything a performance Jaguar should be; as capable, precise and thrilling on your drive home as it is at the Nurburgring...

Video: Jaguar XKR-S ad reveals first rolling footage

Jaguar has given the world its first look at the all-new Jaguar XKR-S in motion following the vehicle’s Geneva Motor Show debut last week. Even though the video only has the potential to connect with two of your five senses, the 1:49 high-definition clip excites to a level well beyond 40 percent...

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