Jaguar signifies its high-performance vehicles with an R at the end of the model designation. The XJR comes out after a five-year hiatus for the performance version of the XJ, following the launch of the updated XJ model in 2011. Read full review
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The XJ is Jaguar's flagship sedan, and the XJR variant sits at the absolute top of the model lineup. Read full review
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For the R version, Jaguar paints the wire grille black and includes an aerodynamic splitter in front. Read full review
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Vents in the hood denote the supercharged engine. Read full review
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The R version is called out on the chrome fender ornaments. Read full review
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The 5-liter V-8 engine, with its supercharger, puts out 550 horsepower. The carbon fiber engine cover is an option. Read full review
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20-inch wheels come standard on the XJR. The design is made specifically for this model. Read full review
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XJ models feature this panel in the C-pillars that Jaguar describes as wraparound sunglasses. Read full review
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The XJR features quad tailpipes, while the flowing taillights are standard for the XJ model. Read full review
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The trunk lid sits up high on its struts when open, allowing better trunk access. Read full review
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The interior of the XJR features a variety of carbon fiber trim and metal switchgear. Read full review
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The seats feature bolstering designed to keep passengers in place during fast cornering. Read full review
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The rear seats offer a lot of legroom, but the driver's seat is the place to be. Read full review
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Jaguar uses virtual gauges rendered on an LCD for the instrument cluster. The graphics look a little flat. Read full review
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3.5 stars
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One nice effect with the LCD is that it turns red when you put the car in its Dynamic mode. Read full review
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The tachometer gets replaced with voice command instructions temporarily when you hit the voice command button. Read full review
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The touch-screen infotainment center comes standard in the XJR. Read full review
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Hard-drive-based maps are not particularly elegant, but they show useful information, such as traffic. Read full review
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The Bluetooth phone system includes integration with a paired phone's contact list. Read full review
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The XJR comes with the typical array of digital music sources, but no online music capability. Read full review
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The included Meridian audio system delivers excellent clarity. Read full review
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