The Jaguar XKR-S isn't simply an XKR with more power.

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Jaguar's tweaked it under the skin to make it as driver focused as possible.

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It's also given the exterior a going over.

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There are more vents...

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...a massive spoiler...

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...and some rather tasty aero tweaks.

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The power hike means it can be quite lairy in the wet.

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If the tarmac's even a little damp, putting your foot down will cause the traction control to go nuts.

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However, in the dry it's grippy enough to have some serious fun.

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Noise is one of the XKR-S' fortes.

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It sounds dirty, mechanical, and LOUD.

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Speed is also one of the XKR-S' plus points.

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The acceleration is unrelenting.

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