Jaguar Unveils 2014 Jaguar XKR-S GT

By Jay Casteel   /   Published 03/26/13

Jaguar has unveiled its 2014 Jaguar XKR-S GT, a suped-up iteration of the original XKR-S.

The GT features the original's supercharged 5.0 liter V8, which boasts 550 hp and 502 lb-ft of torque, and six-speed automatic transmission. But, includes carbon fiber to the front air splitter, dive planes, and wheel arch spats to shed weight while a redesigned rear diffuser, aluminum front under tray, and exaggerated rear spoiler create maximum downforce.

It also sports a new hood to aid in engine cooling, while additional upgrades include everything from larger carbon-ceramic brakes, wider 20-inch alloy wheels, and Pirelli Corsa tires to revised suspension and exhaust systems, adaptive dampers, increased spring rates, and more.

The 2014 Jaguar XKR-S GT is limited to just 30 units in North America (25 in the United States, five in Canada), and will go on sale this August for $174,000.

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