2010 Jaguar XKR Speed Pack and Black Pack review and pictures

Posted on Tuesday, 23 February 2010 , 04:02:05 byAngela

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Jaguar XKR Speed Pack and Black Pack

In March, at the Geneva motor Show, Jaguar will unveil the latest dramatic evolution of its supercharged XKR coupe. The model delivers a significant raised maximum speed of 174 mph. It showcases two new optional performance and styling packs, Speed Pack and Black Pack that are introduced to the XK range at 2011 Model Year. Jaguar customers have the option to personalize their vehicle to create a car that offers even greater performance without compromising the refinement and luxury for which every Jaguar is renowned. To ensure the XKR with Speed Pack remains stable at high speeds, the coupe uses a revised front aerodynamic splitter and larger rear spoiler to provide increased balance and a reduction in lift. Its computerized Active Differential Control also adjusts to reduce steering sensitivity at very high speeds, further improving stability and driver control. The red brake calipers with the R Jaguar logo sit inside 20-inch Kasuga alloy wheels. For customers looking to create a real statement with their Speed Pack XKR Coupe, the new optional Black Pack allows them to own a bold and purposeful Jaguar with undeniable visual impact thanks to menacing gloss black wheels and exterior detailing. The Black Pack models will be available in Ultimate Black Polaris White or Salsa Red and boast eye-catching 20-inch gloss black Kalimnos alloy wheels. Customers also have the option to apply an XKR side body graphic that runs along the door sills. To underline the sporting credentials of the XKR at 11 MY red brake calipers become standard on all XKR Coupe and Convertible models. The British buyers have o pay a retail price that starts at GBP61.955 for the 5.0-liter naturally aspirated V8 petrol. The Speed Pack costs GBP3.500 and the Speed and Black Pack costs GBP4.000. Both are available on XKR Coupe only.