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2008 Jaguar XK - Review

 

The original XK was beautiful, comfortable and fast, but as far as driving appeal was concerned the Jaguar coupe left a lot to be desired. With the latest model, developers at the British marque focused more on improving the chassis and dynamics rather than boosting the engine alone. In this way they have emphasized the sporty character of the car without distorting the basic formula of a big British GT. This is immediately apparent after driving just a few miles. The direct feel of the steering, faster gearshifts of the automatic transmission, improved sensitivity of the brakes and the more tractable engine all come together to form one sensational package.

Styling and Interior

Designers have gone a little overboard with the aesthetic characterization of the performance ‘R’ theme, to the point that some of the car’s elements are too audacious for the marque. Though we’re sure many readers would disagree, we found, for example, that the quad tailpipe...
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Specs: Select a Trim

Style MSRP Invoice MPG City MPG Hwy
2-Door Convertible (2)
2-Door Convertible Specs $80,835 $73,560 16 25
XKR Specs $92,035 $83,752 15 23
2-Door Coupe (2)
2-Door Coupe Specs $74,835 $68,100 16 25
XKR Specs $86,035 $78,292 15 23
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