Jaguar XJR-15

Price
$ 154 Thousand
Top Speed
186 mph (mph)

The Jaguar XJR 15 is a luxury sports car from the stable of British luxury car maker Jaguar. The car is based on the iconic Le Mans technology and it is one of the best engineered jaguars of all time. The car is one of the most aerodynamic vehicles in the world today and the design of the car has been made by Peter Stevens, who later went onward to design cars for McLaren in the Formula One league and the now iconic McLaren F1 model.

Review

The six stroke vehicle, Jaguar XJR 15 is powered by a powerful 6.0 L V 12, oil cooled, twin turbo charged Rolls Royce engine. The engine displaces a cool 4,200 cc. The engine has 6 cylinders with a DME controller which produces a massive 184 kW at 6,100 rpm. The XJR 15 sports a 7 speed automatic transmission and it has a top speed of 210 mph. The car accelerates from 0 – 60 mph in under 4 seconds and 0 – 100 in around 6 seconds flat. The torque produced by the engine is a mammoth 310 Nm at 4,800 rpm. The mid engine configuration helps the car gain a good thrust and hence the designing of the XJR 15 is quite interesting.

Interior

The interior of the XJR 15 includes the dash board, steering wheel and the shift pedals made of carbon fiber. The gear pedal of this automatic vehicle, sits nicely behind the steering wheel of the car. Aluminum parts are also used in the brake and clutch pedals apart from the knobs on the dash board. This has been used to reduce weights and keep the balance and center of gravity of the car focused on the mid section.

The Jaguar XJR 15 is high on luxury and safety measures and some of the features include air conditioning, an advanced climate control system, parking sensors, under seat air condition, and an advanced fork suspension system. The car has a very smooth ride quality due to these features. The safety features include ABS and air bags for the driver and the passenger. The car is high on features and the dash board has bright LEDs and Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity. There are steering mounted controls for all the electronics and everything ranging from the ac to the music system can be easily controlled by the driver.

Exterior

The Jaguar XJR 15 is an aerodynamic vehicle which is designed on the F1 racing model and hence the design of this car is unique. The car is very streamlined and has sleek lines leading to the back of the vehicle, the front has the patented metal grille and the rear of the vehicle has been designed based on the design of an arrow. XJR-15 has a tough metal chassis and an aluminum frame and body to reduce weight. The car is available in blue, red, white and black colors and it has a rear wing to keep the down force under control and keep the car grounded at high speeds.