Jaguar might be celebrating R performance brand’s 25th anniversary with the revealing of the particular-version XKR-S GT on the 2013 New York Auto Show. The model has been designed as a observe-centered, road-authorized model of the XKR-S and will likely be restricted to solely 30 items: 25 for the U.S. and 5 for Canada.
The new GT particular version will function a bespoke aerodynamic bundle made in carbon-fiber and together with: a new entrance splitter, prolonged wheel arch spats, a rear diffuser and a big fastened rear wing. It’ll additionally characteristic Polaris Polaris White exterior paint with distinctive graphics and a Jaguar “R-S GT” logo on the hood. For the interior, the new XKR-S GT will mix Heat Charcoal paint with red accents.
2014 Jaguar XKR-S GT_ Exterior
The new XKR-S GT might be distinguished by an aggressive aerodynamic package that features a carbon-fiber entrance splitter that extends the automotive’s width by 60 mm (2.36 inches). The mannequin additionally receives carbon-fiber twin dive planes and wheel-arch extensions and for the rear, a carbon-fiber diffuser and an elevated rear wing that works together with the deck-lid-mounted spoiler to maximise rear downforce.
When driving at speeds of 186 mph, the XKR-S GT produces 320 kilos of downforce and the improved hood louvers will supply an optimized engine cooling.
All 30 models shall be supplied in a Polaris White exterior with distinctive graphics and Jaguar “R-S GT” brand on the hood.
2014 Jaguar XKR-S GT_ Interior
The white exterior will mix Heat Charcoal with purple accents. Jaguar will supply Efficiency seats completed in delicate-grain leather-based and Suedecloth, Jet Suedecloth headlining and steering wheel, aluminum paddle shifters, and quite a few XKR-S GT brand.
Underneath the hood, Jaguar positioned an all-aluminum 5.zero-liter supercharged V-eight engine that delivers a complete of 550 horsepower and 501 pound-toes of torque. The engine is obtainable with applied sciences, like spray-guided direct injection (SGDI) and twin-impartial variable cam timing (DIVCT).
The optimum sound engine is delivered by a totally energetic efficiency exhaust system with valves that open below load.
The XKR-S GT will go from 0 to 60 mph in simply three.9 seconds and as much as an electronically restricted high velocity of 186 mph.