Jaguar 2012 Performance

March will see the launch of the XKR-S, Jaguar convertible.

Powered by a supercharged 5.0 liter V8 405kW of power and 680 Nm of torque, the convertible version of the XKR-S is the manic performance coupe with a time of 0-100km / h in just 4.4 seconds.

Jaguar has opted for a soft top instead of a folding metal roof to save weight. The roof opens and closes in 18 seconds, and the overall impact on the vehicle's curb weight is only 42 kg. Jaguar says that despite the loss of its roof, the XKR-S is "the toughest cars in its class" thanks to its lightweight aluminum architecture.

In addition to reducing the roof, Jaguar has made ​​a number of adjustments to basis. The XKR-S coupe was revised front suspension and rear Jaguar claims "means greater agility, precision and control without sacrificing comfort."

He also receives a revised stability control, which "allows the enthusiast driver to operate safely handling exciting."