2014 JAGUAR XKR-S GT: TRACK DAY DELIGHT!

Street legal and track prepped, the XKR-S GT is ready to kick butt 
and take trophies.
Developed by Jaguar’s ETO division to be the ultimate track-focused but road-going iteration of the XK coupe, the 2014 XKR-S GT is limited only in its production! Initial production will be limited to just 30 cars for the North American market, making it the rarest ‘R’ model in the 25-year history of Jaguar’s R performance cars Extensive aerodynamic and suspension changes, as well as the addition of carbon ceramic brakes, have combined to give the XKR-S GT racecar inspired connected feel and braking performance.

FAST FACTS 

 The 2014 Jaguar XKR-S GT is a track-ready and street legal version of the XK Coupe
 Developed by the ETO division, Jaguar’s in-house specialty vehicle group
 Constructed on an all-aluminum body structure, assembled using aerospace derived aluminum bonding and riveting techniques
 a limited production run of just 30 cars for North America; 25 for the US and 5 for Canada
 The XKR-S GT features bespoke aerodynamic components to increase down force, and has new suspension and steering systems designed to maximize high-speed cornering ability

 Achieves a maximum down force of 320 pounds through the addition of aerodynamic aids including a carbon-fiber front splitter, dive planes, extended wheel arch spats, an elevated rear wing, rear diffuser and an aluminum under tray
 The XKR-S GT reaches 60 mph in 3.9 seconds; electronically limited top speed of 186 mph
 Powered by a 550 horsepower, 502 foot-pounds of torque rated supercharged five-liter
V8 engine coupled to a six-speed ZF automatic transmission and active electronically
controlled rear differential

 Equipped with a carbon ceramic brake system which features 15.7-inches and 15.0-inches discs front/rear, gripped respectively by six and four-piston monoblock calipers. This is the first time such a brake system has been fitted to a production Jaguar vehicle
 Suspension changes include: a wider front track, increased camber, revised bushings, a new steering system and faster steering ratio

 Height-adjustable adaptive dampers feature a race-derived twin spring system, spring rates increased by 68 percent front and 25 percent rear
 Active exhaust system for reduced backpressure and enhanced sounds
 wider 20-inch lightweight forged alloy wheels are designed to maximize brake cooling and are shod with 255/35-20 and 305/30-20 Pirelli Corsa tires



                           XKR-S GT Technical Specifications

   

Engine    5-liter supercharged V8
Capacity (cc)    5000
Bore/Stroke (mm)    92.5/93
Bore/Stroke (inches)    3.64/3.66
Peak Power (PS@rpm)    550@6500
Peak Power (kW@rpm)    405@6500
Peak Torque
(lb/ft @rpm)    502@2500-5500
Peak Torque (Nm@rpm)    680@2500-5500
Transmission    Six-speed automatic by ZF
0-60mph (secs)    3.9 sec

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