Jaguar Celebrating it’s 75th anniversary, Unveiled a special limited edition of their high performance XKR model at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed which is limited to 75 units.
The 2011 Jaguar XKR 175 coupe is powered by a supercharged V8 engine developing 510 hp and 461 lb-ft of torque and a top speed limited to a higher than standard 175 mph. For better stability at these higher speed, the Jaguar XKR 175 features new aerodynamics, which include a new front air dam, new side sills, a new rear diffuser and a larger rear spoiler.
The interior of the Jaguar XKR175 will get door sill tread plates reading "XKR175 – 1 of 175" while the leather is finished in Warm Charcoal with Cranberry stitching. The look will be completed with Piano Black wood veneer.
Painted in Ultimate Black, the car sits on 20-inch Kasuga alloy wheels. Bright red brake calipers can be seen through the ten spokes of the wheels. From inside the cabin, everyone will stay comfortable in the Warm Charcoal leather, touched up with Cranberry stitching. The wood veneer trim is finished in Piano Black, and series number badging can be spotted on the door sills.
Production of the 2011 Jaguar XKR175 will be limited to just 175 units, each with a pricetag of a $104,500. Of the 175, 15 have been allocated for the Canadian market, with the rest destined for the U.S.
Jaguar Debuts Limited Edition XKR175 at Pebble Beach
MAHWAH, N.J., Aug. 12 - Jaguar celebrates its 75th anniversary today with the debut of the limited edition 2011 Jaguar XKR175 Coupe at the McCalls Motorworks Revival at the Monterey Jet Center during the Pebble Beach Automotive Weekend. This is the first appearance of the exclusive sports car in North America.
The XKR175 is powered by a supercharged V8 with 510hp and 461 lb-ft of torque and top speeds raised to an electronically-limited 174mph. To ensure that the XKR175 remains stable at high speeds, a revised aerodynamic package incorporates a new front air dam, new side sills, a new rear diffuser and a larger rear spoiler providing increased balance and a reduction in lift. New 20-inch Kasuga 10-spoke alloy wheels, red brake calipers and Ultimate Black exterior paint adorn the car's exterior.
Inside, door sill tread plates reading "XKR175 - 1 of 175" greet the driver and passenger while the leather is finished in Warm Charcoal with Cranberry stitching, all accompanied by Piano Black wood veneer.
Production of the XKR175 is limited to 175 vehicles at an MSRP of $104,500 (including destination charge). There will be 15 Jaguar XKR175 models for the Canadian market as well.
From its beginning as a manufacturer of motorcycle sidecars in 1922, Jaguar Cars has grown to become one of the world's premier manufacturers of luxury sedans and sports cars and with that, one of the most recognized commercial brands. The company's vision is simple: To produce beautiful fast cars that are desired the world over. The company operates two manufacturing plants in the United Kingdom and is fully engaged in environmental programs, community work and brand awareness exercises such as motorsports.