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2011 Jaguar XJL Supercharged

Super Sedan

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

In short: A supercharged, new-age classic performance sedan.

Jaguar XJL Supercharged Review

This swift luxury sedan improves upon the already-excellent Jaguar XJ with the addition of a 470-horsepower supercharged V8 engine. However, a seat behind the wheel of this queen of the cats doesn't come cheaply — with a base price of nearly 90,000 dollars, the XJL Supercharged puts a premium on power that, if you have the cash, is surely worth paying.

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Warranty/Service: Jaguar Platinum Coverage, which includes a 5-year/50,000-mile new vehicle limited warranty; 5-year/50,000-mile complimentary scheduled maintenance with no cost replacement of specific wear and tear components; 5-year/50,000-mile 24-hour roadside assistance.

Base Price: $89,650 / As Tested: $90,500

Technical Specifications

Vehicle type: front engine, rear-wheel drive, 5-passenger, 5-door sedan

Engine: 5.0-liter supercharged V8 engine
Horsepower: 470 hp
Torque: 424 lb-ft
Transmission: 6-speed automatic with paddle shifters

Curb weight:
4,341 lbs
Wheelbase: 124.3 in
Length/Width/Height: 206.6/74.6/57 in
Turning circle: 41.7 ft

4-wheel disc brakes with ABS and advanced emergency brake assist
Suspension: front and rear independent suspension with adaptive dynamics; self-leveling rear suspension

Traction: dynamic stability control; JaguarDrive Control with selectable modes for different driving conditions

Top Speed: 155 mph (governor limited)
0-60 mph: 4.5 seconds
60-0 mph: 103 ft

EPA City:
15 mpg
EPA Highway: 21 mpg

driver and front passenger airbags; seat-mounted side airbags; front and rear occupant full side curtain airbags

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