Jaguar XK-Series Model Overview

Used Jaguar XK-Series

Jaguar XK-Series Questions

97 Jaguar XK8

I purchased a 97 Jaguar XK8and had mechanic replace throttle body. Still ran rough so took to dealer to flash computer. Dealer says ECM failed and no parts available. Any ideas?

Question Mark On Page

how do I get rid of the Big Red ? on my listing?

Bought,paid For And Rec'd 1999 Jaguar Xk8 From Megastar Auto Sales,175 Comm...

Need paperwork from Dealer...Megastar auto sales

Storing 4-6 Months

Is it best to remove the battery from the Car or leave it in place with a trickle charger connected all the time?

Mystery Hose

I see about 6 inches of a small tube sticking out from behind the right back wheel under the fender of my 2015 Jaguar XKR. Whatever could this hose be?

Jaguar XK-Series Overview

The Jaguar XK Series arrived in 1996 as the replacement for the long-running XJS Coupes. A similar platform, shared by Aston Martin's DB7, was used to build the new coupe. The initial model was known as the XK8, and it was available as a coupe or a convertible.

Jaguar also offered a performance-enhanced version of the XK by mounting a potent supercharger on top of its 290-horsepower V8. This addition brought horsepower to 390. The early models were fitted with a 4.0-liter engine, and later models received a 4.2. A five-speed automatic transmissions and rear-wheel drive were constant throughout the first generation.

An all-new XK Series arrives for 2007. After a decade free of alterations, the athletic and luxurious coupe will finally progress into its second generation. The designer of the new XK is Ian Callum, who is also behind the Aston Martin DB7 and Vanquish. With this new design, Callum pays tribute to the well-respected E-Type Jaguars of the early 1960s. Traditionally, Jaguar has embraced many of their previous styling attributes on new models, offering visible reminders of the British marque's prestigious past.

The 4.2-liter V8 will now make 300 horsepower on its own, and 420 with the supercharger. A smooth six-speed automatic transmission is new this year, along with larger brakes and a more advanced version of Jaguar's CATS (Computer Active Technology Suspension). The wheelbase has been stretched 7 inches underneath a new all-aluminum body.

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