The British company 2018-2019 Jaguar presented at the Auto Show in New York coupe XKR-S GT, prepared for the track races. And even under the hood of the car is already familiar from the 2018-2019 Jaguar XKR-S V8 engine, will not add any horsepower, but the aerodynamic elements, suspension and brakes have undergone significant changes. Track coupe – the work of experts Engineered To Order division (ETO).
Body 2018-2019 Jaguar XKR-S GT perfectly thought out in terms of aerodynamic performance to the car remained stable and confidently controlled when traveling at high speeds. At the bottom of the front bumper appeared carbon fiber splitter, and the edges are located double lining, optimizing the airflow around the vehicle. bottom elements also upgraded to smooth the airflow under the coupe and sufficient cooling of the power unit with the brakes. Large rear spoiler provides the 2018-2019 Jaguar XKR-S GT maximum downforce on the rear axle in the 145 kilogram.
Compared to the “civil” coupe XKR-S rigidity of the front suspension springs increased by 68 per cent, in the back – on the track of the front wheels 25. The extended by 52 millimeters, reconfigure the adaptive shock absorber damping system and borrowed from the rack at the 2018-2019 Jaguar F-Type. Forged 20-inch wheels in black equipped with Pirelli Corsa tires in size 255 / 35R20 front and 305 / 30R20 at the rear.
2018-2019 Jaguar XKR-S GT is the first car brand, has received carbon-ceramic brakes. Diameter front ventilated discs, staffed by 6-piston calipers, is 398 millimeters. Behind are 380 mm discs and 4-piston mechanisms. Calipers painted in yellow color and branded with the inscription «2018-2019 Jaguar Carbon Ceramic».
5-liter V8 engine with a mechanical supercharger has an output of 550 horsepower and a torque of 680 Nm, combined with a 6-speed automatic transmission. Before the American student’s record (the machine is designed for the US car market), the level of 60 miles per hour (96 km / h) coupe XKR-S GT by 2018-2019 Jaguar accelerates in 3.9 seconds. Maximum speed is electronically limited to 300 km / h.
The new 2018-2019 Jaguar XKR-S GT out among 30 cars and is only available in Polaris white, but some elements of the exterior painted in black. Front sports seats are equipped with 16 electric adjustment and steering wheel, and the ceiling and the steering wheel trimmed with suede.