2012 Jaguar XKR-S North American Debut

Posted on 19 June 2011 by Tony Santos

2012 Jaguar XKR-S

First seen at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, the 2012 Jaguar XKR-S has set foot at the 2011 New York Auto Show for its North American debut.

This limited version Jaguar XKR-S is the company’s most powerful series production model competing against the likes of Audi R8, BMW M6, Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG, and Porsche 911 Turbo.

The 2012 Jaguar XKR-S is powered by 5.0L Supercharged AJ-V8 engine making 550 hp and 502 lb-ft of torque allowing it to run from 0-60 mph in just 4.2 seconds with a top speed of 186 mph. This is the first Jaguar model to attain the top speed of 186 mph.

Jaguar XKR-S also receives an improved suspension and series of visual upgrades. Its body components are developed from the light but strong aluminum offering  weight reduction and contributing to its low CO2 emission which is below 300 grams/km.

Price for the 2012 Jaguar XKR-S is around $158,000 (£97,000).

2012 Jaguar XKR-S:

Technical Specifications

ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION
Engine Capacity (litres) 5.0
Engine Capacity (cc) 5000
Cylinders 8
Valves per Cylinder 4
Compression Ratio 9.5:1
Bore/Stroke (mm) 92.5/93.0
Bore/Stroke (inches) 3.64/3.66
Final Drive Ratio 3.31:1
Transmission 6-speed automatic
1st 4.17:1
2nd 2.30:1
3rd 1.52:1
4th 1.14:1
5th 0.87:1
6th 0.69:1
Rev 3.40:1
PERFORMANCE
0-60mph (seconds) 4.2
0-100kph (seconds) 4.4
0-100mph (seconds) 8.7
100-180kph (seconds) 7.6
Top Speed (mph/kph) 186/300
Max. Power (BHP@rpm) 542
Max. Power (PS@rpm) 550
Max. Power (KW@rpm) 405
Power to Weight Ratio (BHP/ton) 309
Power to Weight Ratio (PS/tonne) 314
Torque (lb ft@rpm) 502
Torque (Nm@rpm) 680
Torque to Weight Ratio (lb-ft/ton) 286
Torque to Weight Ratio (Nm/tonne) 388
Aerodynamics (Cd) 0.34
ECONOMY
Urban (mpg) 15
Urban (l/100km) 18.9
Extra Urban (mpg) 33
Extra Urban (l/100km) 8.6
Combined (mpg) 23
Combined (l/100km) 12.3
City EPA 15
Highway EPA 22
US C-H Combined (US mpg) 17
Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 74.0
NEDC Combined CO2 (g/km) 292
DIMENSIONS
Wheelbase (inches) 108.3
Wheelbase (mm) 2752
Front Track (inches) 61.4
Front Track (mm) 1560
Rear Track (inches) 63.3
Rear Track (mm) 1608
Overall Length (inches) 188.7
Overall Length (mm) 4794
Overall Width excl. mirrors (inches) 74.5
Overall Width excl. mirrors (mm) 1892
Overall Height (inches) 52.0
Overall Height (mm) 1312
Turning Radius (metres) 10.9
WEIGHT
EU: Kerb Weight (lbs) 3865
EU: Kerb Weight (kg) 1753
Federal: Lightest Weight (lbs) 3968
Gross Vehicle Weight (kg) 1800

All data based on manufacturer’s own testing and subject to change.

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