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2015 Jaguar XK-Series
Convertible
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$39,998
2 listings nationwide

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2005 Ford Thunderbird
50th Anniversary Edition
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$16,084
19 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2015 Jaguar XK-Series
Convertible
Eric Tallberg Preview:

Great Britain’s better-known contribution to the upscale sporty coupe and convertible automotive niche is the affordable… sort of… Jaguar XK-Series. However, with Jag’s introduction of...

2005 Ford Thunderbird
50th Anniversary Edition

The 2005 Ford Thunderbird continued the two-seater tradition with its typical sharp-yet retro-convertible. Considered a luxury vehicle, prices for a new T-Bird started in the high 30'...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2015 Jaguar XK-Series
Convertible
writes:
This vehical is a classic gentlemans sport touring car elegant & refind .
Looks/Style Ranked 2015 Porsche Cayman Base worse.
"Classic flowing styling longer wheel base , luxury interior , real wood trim adds warmth to the ambienceof the vehical."
Value Ranked 2015 Porsche Cayman Base better.
"Persanaly I believe both vehicals are at the top of their class definatly different in their own way . It depends what ones priorities are as to which car to choose , I do not think that one would be wrong in which ever one of these vehicals one chose."
2005 Ford Thunderbird
50th Anniversary Edition
165
2005 Ford Thunderbird 50th Anniversary EditionReview:

Beautiful Steel-blue Ford Thunderbird — As posted on Hagerty, unforgettable is simply not a big enough word to describe Ford’s Thunderbird, ...

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2005 Ford Thunderbird 50th Anniversary EditionReview:

50 Anniversity, Limited Edition — Drive and rides very nice. Wife's car and she loves the Cashmere color and looks. White cashmere le...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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2005 Ford Thunderbird 50th Anniversary EditionReview:

Love This Car! — Would have liked a manual trans option. Passenger power seat not available. Not a good car for a tri...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Specs

2015 Jaguar XK-Series
Convertible
2005 Ford Thunderbird
50th Anniversary Edition
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
22 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16.1 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
385 hp @ 6,500 RPM
280 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
380 lb-ft @ 3,500 RPM
286 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
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Displacement
5,000 cc
3,900 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.64 in x 3.66 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 2 seats
Front Legroom 43 in 42.7 in
Back Legroom 27.6 in --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 7.1 cu ft 8.5 cu ft
Exterior
Length 188.7 in 186.3 in
Width 79.8 in 72 in
Height 52.3 in 52.1 in
Wheelbase 108.3 in 107.2 in

Available Options

2015 Jaguar XK-Series
Convertible

Exterior Colors

  • Black Amethyst Metallic
  • British Racing Green
  • Carnelian Red Metallic
  • Caviar Metallic
  • Dark Sapphire Metallic
  • Ebony
  • Italian Racing Red
  • Lunar Gray Metallic
  • Polaris White
  • Rhodium Silver Metallic
  • Stratus Gray Metallic
  • Ultimate Black Metallic

Option Packages

  • Jet Black Suedecloth Headlining
  • Jet Suedecloth Sport Steering Wheel
  • POLTRONA Frau Canvas Leather Headlining
  • POLTRONA Frau Jet Leather Headlining
  • Wheels: 20" KALIMNOS-Style Twin 5-Spoke Alloy
  • Wheels: 20" ORONA 8-Spoke Polished Alloy
  • Wheels: 20" Venom-Style Twin 5-Spoke Alloy
2005 Ford Thunderbird
50th Anniversary Edition

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