Not the most powerful, not the quickest, not the best value nor the most expensive, the Jaguar XKR-S sits as a definite middle child of luxury super coupes. At the same time, it has a certain something that makes it an attractive choice even in a field of objectively "better" options.

Shot in practice for the Goodwood Festival of Speed exhibition, this video captures a healthy bit of that specialness, though it's obscured somewhat by the soundtrack, apparently ripped from a late-1990s James Cameron epic.