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Speedy, sporty brand new Jag XKR-S convertible wows at LA auto Show

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by , 11-19-2011 at 12:32 AM (1062 Views)
The brand new Jaguar XKR-S convertible was presented at the present LA Auto Show just a week after it was announced by the car maker. Collectors are sure to want this drop-top version of Jag's speediest and most powerful model. The cost will make most of us just window shoppers at the car dealership. Just 25 of the automobiles will make it to United States showrooms. Article resource: New Jaguar XKR-S convertible roars out from Los Angeles Auto Show Paying for power Most critics already love the coupe XKR-S. You are able to count on the same power, style and performance with the new rag-top version. It will allow your hair to blow in the wind at the same time. It has a direct-injected 5.0-liter V8 engine with horsepower and 501 lb-ft of torque. It makes everybody happy with this and its style. Fast vehicle Jaguar says the brand new XKR-S, like its hard-top predecessor, will go from zero to 60 in 4.2 seconds. In driving tests, ďCar and DriverísĒ Steve Siler said that he could do it in four seconds. The carís top speed is 186 mph. Paying for gasoline The mileage for the automobile is at 15 mpg in the city. On the road, it gets 22 mpg. As with all XKR-S models, the only transmission offered is a six-speed automatic. Pleasing exhaust note The exhaust is one of probably the most significant points of selling the car. The horsepower is increased with the free-flowing exhaust system that helps with the power and fun of driving the XKR-S convertible. The camber stiffness is increased 23 percent with the aluminum steering knuckle in the coupe version. Will certainly cost you The price tag of $138,875 is the real problem with this sporty car. You expect to pay big for an unprecedented speed-and-power loverís dream like this. Very few are likely to end up in the U.S. The country is struggling to cover anything let alone spend a ton of extra cash on a vehicle. As the automobile becomes more wanted, the price could be anticipated to just increase. Articles cited Motor Trend Car and Driver Automobile Magazine