The British legend Jaguar brings the all new XK 2012!!

Jaguar is one of the most noticeable vehicles on the streets of UAE today. The exquisite British styling and extraordinary ambiance of luxury available in Jaguar makes it one of the most wanted vehicles in the world. For many years Dubai has enjoyed a fair share of the “leaping Jaguar” luxury and power and for 2012 this experience is promised to go higher.

The all new Jaguar XK 2012 was recently launched in UAE and it has successfully stolen hearts all over. The smooth flowing body, the sweeping roofline, the stylish tail and head lamps and the iconic jaguar logo freezes your eye balls.

Jaguar XK portfolio side
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On the exterior XK is sporty, futuristic and bulbous. The low roofline with wide road hugging body of XK highlights its sporty personality. The front profile of XK design is a mix of retro “oval” styling and is blended with futuristic appearance like the sleek Xenon headlamps. The exterior styling of XK tweaks according to the four models available in Dubai, XK, XK Portfolio (convertible), XKR and the mighty XKR-S. The body-kit styling in these models changes from XK being more subtle and XKR-S being more sporty. The profound flare fender and curvaceous design of Jaguar XK series has made this sports car an eye candy on the roads of UAE.


Jaguar XK 2012 interior

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Interiors of Jaguar XK are flamboyant and wrapped in excellent craftsmanship. The styling throughout the cabin is tastefully done. The dashboard bears a very sporty theme with a huge LCD Touch screen colour screen held in center. This screen is the central hub for all infotainment settings available in the vehicle like Bluetooth, climate control, audio and navigation. Jaguar provides three audio options with the XK ranging from 125W to 525W. Top of the line 525W sound system is powered by Bowers & Wilkins and incorporates speakers and woofers with Dolby Pro-logic II and a 6 CD changer. The sound quality by this premium surround system is exceptional. The signature blue illumination brings a classy feel to the cabin.  Leather wrapped steering wheel and the sports seats make for a extremely comfortable driving position. The interiors of XK series is top notch.

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The XK series is powered by three choices of extremely well performing engines. Jaguar XK and XK portfolio runs on a 5.0L CVVT gasoline engine which pumps 515 Nm and 385 PS. XRK runs on a 5.0L  supercharged V8 producing  625Nm and 510 PS. The finally the mightiest of them all a 5.0L supercharged GEN III R gasoline engine which performs amazingly well on track. With a top speed of 300 Km/h, this engine pump 550PS and 680 Newton meters of torque shooting from 0-100 Km/h in a blinding 4.4 seconds. The feel and drive of such power is felt on the seat and the steering wheel. Jaguar XK is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission with Jaguar Sequential Shift which provides for amazingly fast gear changes. Adaptive Drive reads the body of the vehicle 500 times a second to adjust the suspension and maintain an ideal balance on the road, specially the corners. So dive this sports car into a corner at any speed and it holds its foot firm on the ground.

On the safety side of things, XK series is well equipped again. It includes airbags (front and side),  ABS, EBD, traction control, roll over protection as standard on all variants.  Other optional features include Adaptive Restraint Technology System (ARTS) which basically prepares the car when sensors detect a potential collision and a Pedestrian Contact Sensing system.

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Jaguar XK series covers a huge list of options and is available in various body styles to suit you. The sleek designing is extremely beautiful and in-car infotainment system provides you with everything you need. This leaping cat is an epitome of luxury cum power and if you are willing to spend the money, it promises an unforgettable experience every day.

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Retail Price*:

  • XK AED 355,000 – 370,000.
  • XK Portfolio AED 405,000 – 425,000.
  • XKR AED 405,000 – 425,000.
  • XKR-S AED 442,000 – 460,000.


*Price may vary as per features and options selected.

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