2006 Jaguar XJ-Series Overview


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4 Dr 2.5-Liter AWD
4 Dr 3.0-Liter AWD
Super V8
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Super V8 Portfolio
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Vanden Plas
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Avg. Price: $11,842

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A Classic Luxury Car. by Sauceman87
 — Understated English luxury. Everyman's Rolls Royce. Handles like a sports car and has the size of a large limo. With navigation, blue tooth telephone and 140 watt Alpine 6 cd changer audio it is ve... Read More
Elegant by Marie
 — smooth n elegant. performance: very good buld quality:excellent, perfect silence and good sound system. bit weak on d legs. appearance: perfect! cost of ownership? daddy pays but had member card maint... Read More
Buy One And You Will Love It by Steve
 — Beautiful car, great power, you will not be disappointed in this Jaguar. Great quality fun to drive you get the looks and you look good in the car also If you want to have fun drive this car fast it w... Read More

2006 Jaguar XJ-Series Overview

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2006 Jaguar XJ-Series

The Jaguar XJ Series is now in its seventh generation, and this full size flagship sedan continues to offer a blend of advanced technology and equipment with classic Jaguar styling.  News for 2006 includes greater engine output for the V-8 and an improved braking system.  Satellite radio and Bluetooth are now optional.

The XJ8 sedan is the entry level models for this luxury car, and it is also available with a longer wheelbase.  The XJ8 receives all the expected luxury features: leather seats, walnut trim, all power features, adjustable pedals, and four-zone climate control.  All XJs also receive Jaguar's "CATS" (Computer Active Technology Suspension), traction control, and the convenient rear-park assist.  The ultra-luxury Vanden Plas adds features like fold-down picnic tables for rear seat passengers, lambswool carpeting, and a navigation system. The Super V-8 is differentiated by a more powerful engine, and receives all the  features of the lower trims.  

For 2006, Jaguar also offer the Super V-8 Portfolio, which costs $25,000 more than the Super V-8.  This model features 20 inch wheels, a 400-watt Alpine sound system, a rear center console splitting two power rear seats, and upgraded wood and leather.

The XJ8, XJ8 L, and Vanden Plas are powered by a 4.2 liter V-8, which makes 300 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque.  Super V-8 models add a supercharger, bringing horsepower to 400 and torque to 413 pound-feet.


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