The XKR special edition from Jaguar is right here. Loaded with a set of new features, the special edition comes in both coupe and convertible form. This beast costs Rs. 1.27 crore (ex-showroom, Mumbai, pre-octroi). Customers can decide their pick from the six different colors – celestial black, crystal blue, lunar grey, polaris white, rhodium silver and ultimate black. All the models of the XKR house the standard 5.0 Litre AJ-V8 GEN III Supercharged Petrol engine which produces a power of 503 BHP. The car is offered with 6-speed automatic transmission with Jaguar Sequential Shift.
The changes in exteriors comprise of the convertible hood color and the wheel design. The hood comes in four colors – black, grey, blue and brown. The car has got the unique 20 inch Orona polished finish alloy wheels. Bi-function HID xenon headlamps with LED daytime running lights and automatic leveling adds to the exteriors. Interiors have got their own set of new features and changes. There is use of scraffito grain leather on the seats. Instrument binnacle, door and rear quarter casings, and Poltrona Frau leather headlinings are few other highlights in this edition. One would also find a 7 inch color touch-screen display which is a standard specification here. Jaguar smart key system with keyless entry and keyless start, a Jaguar’s trademark is also seen.
Safety features like Jaguar’s Adaptive Restraint Technology system and Pedestrian Contact Sensing system can be seen on board. Adaptive Restraint Technology system is for the passenger safety where as Pedestrian Contact Sensing system raises the bonnet when ever a contact takes place with a pedestrian so that the pedestrian is not hurt due to the hard parts in the bonnet. Jaguar drive selector, Adaptive dynamics, active differential, dynamic stability control (with Trac DSC mode), Jaguar high performance braking system are few other standard features being offered.