2000 Jaguar XKR Convertible
Convertible Car for sale by GR Auto Gallery in Grand Rapids, Michigan 49512
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Classic Car Overview
The XK8 was launched in 1996 to replace the XJ-S. Two body styles were produced - a coupe and a convertible. The car was the first in the Jaguar line-up to use Jaguars newly developed V8 engine - the AJ-V8. In 2000, the supercharged XKR was added to the range. The XKR featured 370 supercharged horsepower, a subtle rear spoiler, wire mesh front grille, and red exterior emblems. The XKRs motor was made in England, the ignition system was from NGK in Japan, the transmission was a Mercedes-Benz 722.6, the lighting system was by Valeo in France, and the supercharger was made by Eaton in the USA. So it was truly a world car. The 2000-2002 XKRs had the 4.0 engine which featured a plastic timing chain tensioner and plastic finned water pump. Replacement of these plastic items with metal ones is a prudent investment. The 2000 XKR received positive reviews from magazines including Road & Track, Car & Driver, and Automobile.
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Vehicle History Report
Classic Car ID101083125
Engine4.0L V8 Supercharger
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