2016 Jaguar XJR Tested: Two Cars in One

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Jaguar’s hopes for a major increase in North American sales no longer rest as heavily on the appeal of its XJ flagship sedan, nor do its high-performance credentials depend solely on the 550-horsepower XJR model tested here. While the XJ was for a time the closest thing Jaguar had to a “volume” model, it’s now just the largest and most expensive of three sedans the brand currently offers, one rung above the mid-size XF and two steps above the new entry-level XE. The real quest for more sales rests in the latter and, especially, in the also new F-Pace crossover; at the same time, the XJ’s role as the marque’s image leader has been at least partly usurped by the F-type sports car. READ MORE ››

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