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Jaguar Announces The New XJR Portfolio - (Australia)

July 31st, 2007





The flagship of the Jaguar range, the XJ continues to be respected and admired by customers throughout the world. Now Jaguar reveals the most powerful and exclusive XJ in the line up- the XJR Portfolio. A sports saloon of elegant design and supreme luxury, the XJR Portfolio inspires. The supercharged 298kW 4.2 litre V8 engine offers genuine sports performance, accelerating the car from standstill to 100kph in just 5.3 seconds.

A unique character, expressed through a series of features tailored to produce a car of individual beauty and sophistication, XJR Portfolio's exterior styling reflects it's performance credentials. The bright mesh grille and sculpted aluminium side power vents are matched with bold 20" Callisto 5 spoke alloy wheels.

The 4.2 litre V8 engine delivers more than 80% of it's maximum torque at 2000 rpm, which together with the lightweight aluminium body, results in better fuel efficiency and lower emissions, not to mention tremendous desirability.

Inside the cabin, contemporary Aluminium Weave veneer complements the sumptuous Warm charcoal upholstery. The extensive equipment includes Bluetooth wireless telephone connectivity controllable from the steering wheel and sophisticated satellite navigation, audio and climate control systems that are operated from a Touch screen interface or by simple spoken commands through the JaguarVoice system.

The Computer Active Technology Suspension (CATS) and Active Air Suspension use intelligent electronics to deliver optimum balance between ride comfort, handling and traction. Handling is precise; control and responsiveness supremely confident and driver feedback instantaneous. Clever and intuitive technologies designed to work with the driver and enhance the driving experience.

Dorian Lapthorne, General Manager, Jaguar Australia commented: "This vehicle represents the ultimate blend of sporting luxury as only Jaguar can deliver, exhilarating performance with true luxury and refinement. It takes a truly special vehicle to earn the exclusive `Portfolio` label"

  • To further underline the exclusivity of the XJR Portfolio, there will be only 5 units available for sale in the Australian market. The vehicle retails for $239,900 and is available from Jaguar dealers from August.

XJR PORTFOLIO FEATURES

  • 20" Callisto polished alloy wheels with a Heritage wheel badge
  • Chrome tailpipe trims
  • Polished aluminum side Power vents
  • Aluminum Weave veneer
  • Aluminum J-gate surround
  • Leather edged floor mats
  • Warm charcoal leather trim with Dove contrast stitch


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