|Jaguar 2012 XKR Special Edition Coupe and Sportscar launched at INR 1.27 crore|
British car maker Jaguar specialized in luxury and sports cars making launched its special edition version of the XKR sportscar in India on the 31st of Juky, 2012. The Tata Motors owned British car maker launched the 2012 XKR Special Edition sportscar which is available as a sports car and in convertible form too.
Both the sports and convertible models are brought to Indian through CBU route and are available fro bookings in India at a price of INR 1.27 crores. The main difference between the special editions and the old version is that the special editions will have luxurious interiors.
The engine of the special editions remain the same. Both the cars retain the 5 Liter V8 unit which generates peak power of 510 PS at 6,000 rpm and peak torque of 625 Nm at 2,500 rpm. The engine holds the SGDI (spray-guided direct injection) technology with dual independent variable cam timing (DIVCT).
Mated to a six-speed automatic gearbox, the car has paddle shifters behind the steering wheel. The vehicle retains its sport car tag with its capability to sprint from 0 to 100 kmph in just 4.6 seconds and a top speed of over 250 kmph.
As mentioned earlier, the interiors make the difference between the newly launched special editions and the old ones. Check out the new interior and exterior features below :
New leather seats
Interior color options : Navy with Jet headlining and Truffle with Canvas headlining
Hood color options for convertible model : Black, Blue, Grey and Brown
New tread plates and stainless steel pedals
Exclusive exterior color option : Celestial Black shade
Other exterior colors : Crystal Blue, Lunar Grey, Polaris White, Rhodium Silver and Ultimate Black
525W Bowers and Wilkins sound system
20-inch alloy wheel
Safety Features :
The special edition Jaguar XKR gets an Adaptive Restraint Technology system which ensures the safety of driver and passengers. The Pedestrian Contact Sensing system raises the bonnet when vehicle comes in contact with a pedestrian to help prevent contact with hard points under the bonnet.