The Super V8 is the top model in Jaguar's XJ line. It combines a luxurious interior with a supercharged engine. Read full review
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Jaguar styling is classic, looking as good today as it did 40 years ago. The chrome mesh grille is appropriate for this supercharged sedan. Read full review
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The beating heart of the Super V8 is the supercharger mounted atop the 4.2-liter V-8 engine, giving the car 400 horsepower and a 5 second zero to 60mph time. Read full review
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Although the hood and rear are sleek, the roofline is high, affording ample views out the windows. Read full review
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Jaguar even brands the calipers on the disc brakes. Read full review
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While many automotive designers struggle to make an attractive rear for a car, Jaguar's designers have years of tradition on which to rely. Read full review
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The interior looks as good as the exterior, with two-tone leather lining the cabin. The top of the dashboard is wrapped in leather, something you rarely see. Read full review
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The big seats are very comfortable, and look good in white. Read full review
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Dual zone rear climate control gives the Super V8 a total of four climate control zones. Read full review
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The black plastic on this control center is ugly, and not in keeping with the Jaguar look, but it is very functional, letting rear seat passengers make calls and control the entertainment. Read full review
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Headrest-mounted rear seat DVD screens are standard in the Super V8. Read full review
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Trays fold out from the backs of the front seats. Read full review
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As an example of dated technology, the DVD and CD changer are mounted in the trunk. Read full review
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The Super V8 handles well for a big sedan, aided by Jaguar's Computer Active Technology Suspension traction control system. Read full review
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The six speed automatic is controlled by this shifter, featuring the classic Jaguar J-gate for selecting gears manually. Read full review
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Although we didn't care for the color scheme, the Jaguar touchscreen interface is nicely done, with well-defined buttons. Read full review
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DSP settings let you focus the sound around the cabin. Read full review
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The tweeters are nicely mounted into the door handles, but this position requires a small size, which comprised the audio quality. Read full review
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The navigation system has well-rendered maps. Read full review
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We particularly liked the Bluetooth cell phone integration in the Super V8, which made our phonebook accessible. Read full review
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