Tag Archives: Jaguar XK-R

Jaguar XK-R 5.0 V8 Supercharged Coupe – A Big Cat Ready To Prowl

The 5.0L V8 supercharged XK-R surprised many when it roared on to the scene in 2009, not least as many car manufacturers were in the processes of downgrading engines rather than ‘super’ sizing them. However, remarkably quickly, the critics forgot about the extra cylinders and focused instead on the beast Jaguar had created! The new […]

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Putting The Gloss Back Into A Supercharged Jaguar XK-R

All photographs © 2014 Dan Gilman. The Jaguar badge has always symbolised the epitome of British sports cars although in later years the name has become synonymous with luxury saloon cars. The XK model was launched as a grand tourer series in 1996 with the second generation unveiled ten years later. Designer Ian Callum claimed […]

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