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Jaguar Reviews


Taking its cues from the swift South American feline for which it was named, Jaguar produces agile, muscular cars that have, at times, been known to let out a ferocious roar of speed and power. Once famous for its reserved looks and old school styling, Jaguar's fleet now boasts bold lines and sleek exteriors that reflect the high-performance engineering of these luxurious English automobiles. In 2008, Jaguar Land Rover PLC was acquired by the Mumbai-based Tata Motors from the Ford Motor Company, although the carmaker retains its headquarters in Coventry, England.

Jaguar F-TYPE Coupe Launch Event

JUNE 2014

2015 Jaguar F-Type R Coupe

2015 Jaguar F-TYPE R Coupe
With a sexy design and a 550-horsepower supercharged V8, the F-TYPE R is both Jaguar's most track-ready production car and its best attempt so far at a successor to the legendary E-Type.

Read all about this svelte coupe


A side view of a Jaguar F-TYPE V8 S

Jaguar F-TYPE V8 S
The Jaguar F-TYPE V8 S swaps out the luxury roadster's standard V6 for a beefy, 5.0-liter supercharged V8 that boosts output to 495 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque.

JULY 2013

Jaguar F-TYPE S
Jaguar's first two-seat convertible since the iconic E-TYPE set roadways ablaze over half a century ago, the all-new F-TYPE marries classic sports car aesthetics with modern performance technology and plenty of luxury touches.

A three-quarter front view of a 2014 Jaguar F-TYPE S


A three-quarter rear view of a Jaguar C-X16

Jaguar C-X16
Featuring a lightweight, aerodynamic design and a unique hybrid powertrain that combines an athletic supercharged V6 with a lithium-ion battery-fueled electric motor, the Jaguar C-X16 offers premium luxury performance in an eco-friendly package.

JULY 2011

Jaguar C-X75
Built in collaboration with Williams F1, the Jaguar C-X75 combines state-of-the-art Formula One technology with a forward-thinking hybrid design for a 21st-century supercar that is both environmentally friendly and extremely fast.

A side view of a 2013 Jaguar C-X75


A three-quarter front view of a 2011 Jaguar XJL Supercharged

Jaguar XJL Supercharged
This swift luxury sedan improves upon the already-excellent Jaguar XJ with the addition of a 470-horsepower supercharged V8 engine. However, with a base price of nearly $90,000, a seat behind the wheel of this queen of the cats doesn't come cheaply.

APRIL 2010

Jaguar XJL
With swift, feline lines and a muscular 385-horsepower V8 engine, the new Jaguar XJ is one ferocious cat. However, with its smooth handling, sumptuous leather interior, and high-quality Bowers & Wilkins audio system, this luxury sedan proves that it is perfectly comfortable toeing (or perhaps pawing) the line between sportiness and sophistication.

A three-quarter front view of a 2011 Jaguar XJL


A three-quarter front view of a white 2010 Jaguar XFR

Jaguar XFR
For those looking for the ultimate in luxury performance, the XFR provides plenty of power with a supercharged V8 engine that catapults this sleek sedan to 60 mph in only 4.7 seconds. Inside, the XFR's 440 watt Bowers & Wilkins entertainment system proves that this cat has more than one way to roar.


Jaguar XKR Convertible
This luxurious convertible combines high performance with high class for a ride that is both refined and remarkably fast. Although the XKR's well-equipped interior may remind you of that of a full-sized sedan, this is one agile cat who loves to sprint, rocketing from 0 to 60 in just 4.6 seconds.

A front view of a 2010 Jaguar XKR Convertible


A three-quarter rear view of a red 2009 Jaguar XF Supercharged

Jaguar XF Supercharged
Loaded with a 420-horsepower, supercharged V8 engine, this sporty sedan screams to 60 mph in approximately 5.1 seconds. Speed isn’t the only thing the rear-wheel drive machine offers, though—it comes with a slew of features that help ensure safety and stability, including a blind spot monitor system.


Jaguar Super V8
This luxurious sedan boasts a 4.2L supercharged V8 engine, an extensive list of safety features and Jaguar’s notable CATS (Computer Active Technology Suspension) system. Its smooth ride will make you want to offer to drive, and its spacious interior means anyone lucky enough to come along will lounge comfortably.

Jaguar Super V8


Jaguar XKR

Jaguar XKR
With an additional 120 horses over the regular XK, the supercharged XKR makes Jaguar's stylish coupe and convertible a serious performance machine.

MAY 2006

Jaguar XK
The long-awaited replacement to the iconic XK8 arrives with fresh new looks and serious performance abilities. Available as a coupe and convertible, the XK is a fashionable GT good for bombing through mountain roads and cruising Rodeo Drive.


Jaguar SV8 Portfolio
This addition to the XJ line-up comes in trippy colors such as an iridescent black cherry, has a warm American black walnut interior with extra supple leather seats, has wheels with a retro Jaguar logo and is built in a Long Wheel Base platform that is five inches longer than a standard XJ.

JULY 2005

Jaguar XKR
For this car, the engineers at Jaguar put their heads together and decided to give birth to a thoroughbred reminiscent of the cat-adorned brand’s golden racing days. While this car looks good cruising around distinguished neighborhoods, you can only get a full appreciation of this magnificent automobile on a racetrack.

MAY 2005

Jaguar S-Type R
You’re not going to get a cushy and soft ride here, but if you are looking for speed and handling, then we guarantee that you won't be disappointed with this animal. The price will be the determining factor but as far as sports cars go, we give this one the green light.

APRIL 2005

Jaguar Super V8
With the Super V8 you get more of any and everything you could want—more DVD screens, more access to audio components, more leg room, more climate control zones, more sun shades, and for you motorheads, more horsepower and more braking power.

MARCH 2005

Jaguar X-Type 3.0 Sportwagon
The car handles effortlessly due to the all-wheel-drive mechanism, brakes well and is totally easy to drive. Overall, it’s a tame kitty that offers comfort and safety, and it looks cool in the driveway or in the supermarket parking lot, much cuter than a mammoth Hummer anyway.


Jaguar X-Type 3.0
So far Jaguar has been very successful in attracting new customers with this product line. On the road or in the city, the car is a no-brainer: easy to get around, comfortable even with the sport-tuned suspension and easy to park. Soon a Bluetooth technology package will be available.


Jaguar XK8 Convertible
If you are in the market for a hip sports convertible that feels good, gives you a sense of security, handles the road capably and fulfills your fantasies about a life of luxury, consider taking this cool cat out for a spin.

JUNE 2004

Jaguar X-Type AWD
Because it is compact, the car is quite nimble in the city and a charm to maneuver. On the highway, it is quite stable and corners admirably.


Jaguar XJ Vanden Plas
Every few years we experience a leap in technology. The 2004 model in the Jaguar XJ series is one of these landmark moments. Think Jaguar and luxury all you want, then think again.

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