2005 Jaguar XJ-Series Consumer Review: The Un-M5
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2005 Jaguar XJ-Series - Consumer Review

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XJR Sedan (4.2L V8 Supercharger 6-speed Automatic)

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The Un-M5
By John on

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2005 Jaguar XJ-Series XJR 4dr Sedan (4.2L 8cyl S/C 6A)

Review

Looking for a fast, comfortable, and unique car is difficult in today's car market. When you nail the throttle and the supercharger responds with rrrrooowwwooowwh! All you need to do is lay into the accelerator, invoke its supercharged 4220-cc V-8's 390 bhp and 399 lb.-ft. of torque and hold on! The suspension is not 'Track Day Lotus' but it's also not Brougham DeVille. Jaguar was able to find a happy medium between the two. As far as the interior goes, you always feel like first class British Airways in the front or the rear seats. Set the desired gap and speed on this radar-based system, Jaguar's ACC adjusts itself to maintain a safe combination of both. All in all a fantastic car!

Favorite Features

Supercharger, top notch build quality, and striking body lines. Oh yeah, and the ability to embarrass STI's and EVO's.

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