Jaguar to Launch XKR-S and
Celebrate 50 Years of E-Type in Geneva
MAHWAH, N.J. - Jaguar will launch
the new Jaguar XKR-S at the Geneva Motor Show on March 1, 2011.
With a higher output supercharged V8 engine, revised suspension,
and a new aerodynamically-driven design, the Jaguar XKR-S
expresses the company's long held duality of purpose: GT luxury
with incredible performance.
"The XKR-S is a bold and exciting
new model for Jaguar," said Adrian Hallmark, Jaguar's new Global
Brand Director. "We expect to attract both loyal and new Jaguar
driving enthusiasts who still want the comfort, opulence and
class only a Jaguar can offer, combined with inspirational
The Jaguar XKR-S produces 550 hp
with 502 lb/ft of torque, offers a top speed of 186mph
(300km/h), and can accelerate from 0-60mph in 4.2 seconds. Full
details, images and video of the Jaguar XKR-S will be released
at the Geneva Motor Show press day on March 1, 2011.