The smooth and quiet 2013 Jaguar XJ makes driver comfort its top priority, but an aging cabin technology package and an unrefined fuel-saver system give a rough edge to this refined ride.
When a car company calls a car "ultimate," it probably means the car is the best it can possibly be. We spent a day with the Jaguar XJ Ultimate to see whether it truly is the best of the best.
A modern drivetrain that doesn't take away from the soulful luxury of a Jaguar.
The Jaguar XJ Ultimate is a version of the car we all know with the dials turned up to 11. The XCAR team took turns as passenger and driver to see if it 's worth going the extra mile.
The 2011 Jaguar XJ Supersport embodies a high degree of luxury, aided by a stellar audio system. Performance tech makes it a fun car to drive, but it has its limits.
Jaguar's classic sedan changes everything but the number of cylinders.
The 2007 Jaguar Super V8 looks good and features a luxurious interior, whether you sit in the front or back. But its tech offerings are a mixed bag, with a dated stereo but modern cell phone integration.
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If we didn't tell you this was a Jag XJ, you might not know it. Throw in some edgy new display tech and the car takes plenty of risks.
Jaguar's limited-edition XJ Supersport cranks out tremendous power but gets reasonable fuel economy. Its cabin offers excellent luxury appointments and a stellar audio system.
What's that? You like the Jaguar XJ but you wish it was faster, more aggressive-looking and had a better interior? You're in luck.