Jaguar has long been regarded as one of the most well-known automaker brand names; each year, it improves.
Jaguar’s state-of-the-art chassis, responsive steering, seamless gearshifts, robust braking system, and high-speed stability on the road send a loud and clear message that it’s not for people who can’t use the car’s power properly. From an abrupt application of full throttle to a soft stop, a Jaguar is a masterpiece of unwavering perseverance.
Let’s look at the 10 fastest Jaguars ever made.
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Beautiful sports racing roadster Jaguars from the 1950s were called D-Types. Because it famously won the 24 Hours of Le Mans race three years in a row, this vehicle is essential to the history of Jaguar.
A powerful 3.4-liter six-cylinder engine allowed the D-Type to reach a top speed of 172 mph. By the standards of today’s sports cars, 172 mph isn’t very fast, but it was enough to make the D-Type one of the fastest cars of the 1950s.
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The market for performance sedans has grown significantly over the last few decades. Gearheads adore big sedans with enough space for the family and enough power to compete with some sports cars.
Jaguar’s rival in the market for high-performance sedans is the XJR. Even though it might not be given the same respect as German cars with AMG or M badges, the XJR is one of the best options. In addition, the XJR is incredibly fast thanks to its 5.0-liter supercharged V8’s 542 horsepower and 502 lb-ft of torque.
8. F-Pace SVR
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Over the past two decades, the global SUV market has experienced tremendous growth. As a result, Jaguar released the F-Pace, its first-ever SUV, in 2016 to capitalize on this demand.
Many people purchased the F-Pace because it was so popular. Jaguar, however, introduced the high-performance SVR version because it lacked the power of other top SUVs.
The 5.0-liter supercharged V8 in the F-Pace SVR produces 542 horsepower. One of the fastest SUVs ever made, the F-Pace SVR has a top speed of 178 mph.
7. XFR-S Sportbrake
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Jaguar also created the excellent XFR-S Sportbrake to get in on the action. A responsive ZF eight-speed automatic transmission is mated to a supercharged V8 engine with 542 horsepower for the XFR-S Sportbrake. The XFR-S Sportbrake is one of the fastest wagons, with a top speed of 186 mph.
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The XKR-S is powered by a 5.0-liter supercharged V8 engine that produces 550 horsepower and 502 pound-feet of torque. It can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.2 seconds and has a top speed of 186 mph. The car also features an aerodynamic body kit, a sport-tuned suspension, and several other performance-enhancing modifications.
Inside, the XKR-S features a luxurious and comfortable cabin with leather seats, a premium sound system, and various advanced technology features. The car was well received by
reviewers, who praised its performance, handling, and overall driving experience.
Despite its high price tag, the XKR-S was a popular choice among buyers looking for a high-performance sports car with a touch of luxury.
5. Project 7
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The Jaguar Project 7 is a limited edition track-focused version of the F-Type sports car. It was introduced in 2014 and was produced in very small numbers, with only 250 units being built.
The Project 7 features a 5.0-liter supercharged V8 engine that produces 550 horsepower and 502 pound-feet of torque. It can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.8 seconds and has a top speed of 186 mph. The car also features an aerodynamic body kit, a lowered suspension, and other performance-enhancing modifications.
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In the 1990s, Jaguar collaborated with Tom Walkinshaw Racing to produce the exclusive XJ220 supercar. The Jaguar XJ220 was initially intended to be a V12-powered all-wheel-drive concept car. Still, after it received positive feedback at the 1988 British International Motor Show, Jaguar felt compelled to put it into production.
Due to engineering and emission regulations, Jaguar had to substitute a turbocharged V6 for the V12 that was initially intended to power the XJ220. Nevertheless, the XJ220 was one of the fastest sports cars of the 1990s despite the modification thanks to its 217 mph top speed.
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The XJR-15 is one of those Jaguars that most auto enthusiasts have never heard of, despite being one of the brand’s best creations. The XJR-15 was an unusual car in many ways. The XJR-9, a well-known vehicle that won the 1988 24 Hours of Le Mans, served as its initial source of inspiration.
The XJR-15 is the first street-legal production car made entirely of carbon fiber. Another reason to adore the XJR-15 is its 6.0-liter Jaguar V12 engine, which produces 450 horsepower naturally aspirated.
2. Project 8
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The Jaguar Project 8 is a supercharged version of the Jaguar XE sedan. It debuted in 2017 and is powered by a 5.0-liter supercharged V8 engine with 592 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque. It can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 3.2 seconds and has a top speed of 200 mph.
The Project 8 has a sport-tuned suspension, an aerodynamic body kit, upgraded brakes and tires, and other performance enhancements. It also has a distinctive interior with racing-inspired seats and a slew of other performance-enhancing features.
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Project 8 was produced in very small numbers, with only 300 units being built. However, it was well received by reviewers, who praised its impressive performance and handling. Despite its high price tag, the Project 8 was a popular choice among buyers looking for a high-performance sports sedan with a touch of luxury.
1. F-Type SVR
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The fastest Jaguar ever produced is an F-type SVR. The Jaguar F-Type SVR is a high-performance version of the Jaguar F-Type sports car, and it is undoubtedly one of the fastest
Jaguars currently in production.
It is powered by a 5.0-liter supercharged V8 engine that produces 575 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque, and it can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.0 seconds as the best result. Other results were 3.5 seconds, with a top speed of 200 mph, the fastest Jaguar ever in series production.
A successor to the legendary E-Type, Jaguar debuted the F-Type series of two-door, two-seater grand tourers in 2016. Unfortunately, even though the F-stunning Type’s design will never be able to match that of the E- Type, it crushes it in terms of power, especially the high-performance SVR version.