Jaguar’s new XJR575 luxury performance model finally joins the XJ range.
That’s right the new XJ has landed and it’s packed with high-end features and cutting edge infotainment upgrades. Not to mention some bespoke exterior paint options and some nifty safety technologies. Oh and let’s not forget it has some serious power under the hood.
Let’s start with some performance figures. This state-of-the-art XJ has a 5.0-litre V8 supercharged engine which can produce 575PS (567hp) and 700Nm of torque. This power allows the car to go from 0-60mph in 4.2 seconds and reach a top speed of 186mph which makes the XJR575 Jaguar’s fastest XJ saloon.
Jaguar’s latest XJ will be available in two bespoke exterior colours: Velocity Blue and Satin Corris Grey. The external details that will accompany these paint options include a rear spoiler, side sills, front bumper and lower air intakes featuring Gloss Black surrounds. Also, twin bonnet louvres and updated exterior badging set the new XJR575 apart from the rest of the range. And lastly, for the outside of the car, 20-inch Farallon gloss-black wheels with red painted brake callipers finish the overall look in good style.
“The Jaguar XJ is the largest model in our saloon car line-up and retains the physical presence and graceful design customers expect from a Jaguar flagship. Anyone who sees this car immediately knows it is both great to drive and to sit in. The intricate details inside and out give owners and passengers the feeling that they are in the presence of something truly special.” – Ian Callum, Director of Design, Jaguar.
As for the interior, the new XJ showcases embossed tread plates, 575 intaglio and diamond-quilted seating which is available in Jet/Jet and Ivory/Jet colour options and finished with additional 575 branding.
Tech-wise the 2018MY XJ has enhanced connectivity with 4G Wi-FI capability, a larger 10-inch touchscreen which allows users to pinch and zoom when using satellite navigation and create custom homepages for shortcuts to favoured features.
Lastly, Jaguar claim that the new 575 will incorporate the latest intelligent safety technologies including forward traffic detection, autonomous emergency braking, driver condition monitoring and lane keep assist.
The 2018 Model Year XJ is available to order now from Jaguar UK retailers, priced from £59,995 on-the-road.