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View Poll Results: Jaguar XKR-S
Sub Zero 17 30.91%
Cool 26 47.27%
Uncool 10 18.18%
Seriously Uncool 2 3.64%
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Jaguar XKR-S

A luxury grand tourer from Jaguar. And according to a company release:

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The XKR-S is not merely the quickest Jaguar ever, but also the most agile, responsive and driver-focused. It exploits the XK's strong, lightweight aluminium body architecture to maximise both handling and economy. Alongside its incredible performance, the XKR-S is the only car in its class that emits less than 300g/km CO2.
Engine: AJ-V8 Gen III 90º V8
Displacement: 5,000 cc
Aspiration: Twin Vortex Roots-Type Supercharger with Twin Intercoolers
Power: 542 bhp (404.2 kW) @ 6,500 rpm
Torque: 502 lb·ft @ 3,500 rpm
Configuration: Front-engined, rear-wheel drive
Weight: 1,753 kg (3,865 lb)
0 - 60 mph: 4.2 seconds
0 - 100 mph: 8.7 seconds
Top speed: 186 mph (300 km/h)
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Hmmm. Difficult one.

The Jaaaag that follows on from the equivalent Aston is usually a better car as a rule. I dont think this is a cool car though, its pretty enough without all the bodykit extras and that blue colour really doesn't suit. If it was black then it might just sneak into cool but as it is, I can't decide

Take the over agressive kit away and paint it black, cool
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In my view, Jags, and especially fast Jags, should be subtle. The great thing about that old X300 XJR was that apart from some bigger wheels and mesh grilles, it looked just like a boggo 3.2 Sport. In black or very dark blue it would be subtle enough I think but that colour is too bright.
 
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Iv always loved the XKR. Sub zero for me.
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Seen it. Cool. (Surprisingly. )
 
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It is a Jag....and that is enough for me
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Hmmm, not sure...

The front on shot makes it looks like it has a handlebar moustache, the front side on view looks a bit too oriental with the scoops...

Jags to me have never been quick sports cars, they have always been cars that were driven by fat cats

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Nah not cool. Just looks like you couldn't afford an Aston

For a cool Jag you want a MkII!
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I agree, it's a tough one. I don't really go for the colour either but we are voting on the model. It would definitely be better in a dark colour and with less addenda but I think the XKR is kinda cool.
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Uncool!

Sorry, but when i think of Jag, i think of sophistication, style and speed, and this looks like it lacks the first two (looks a little like a nissan GT-R from the front).

This however would tick the boxes and many more:

Designer reimagines the E-Type Jag - BBC Top Gear
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How odd I was reading about this in last months evo last night whilst having a nice bath.

defo cool, good car, i'd have one (for free)
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LOVE this car and love the colour, achingly cool.
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Sub zero. Jag stayed in the past for far so long it nearly killed them. Expecting them to stay in their comfy little niche with pipe and slippers was never going to work. Forget about the Mark 2 and the E type, they are 50 year old cars and totally irrelevent to current models (neither are very pleasant to drive in modern traffic IMO)
This is going to cost £90000 so you could in fact buy a new AM V8 Vantage coupe for the same price. I doubt it would be as good a car though.
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This however would tick the boxes and many more:

Designer reimagines the E-Type Jag - BBC Top Gear
Nah, that designer reimagined a Bristol Fighter with a BMW Z8 rear end. He needs to lose the quad headlamps.

I only gave the XKR-S in this poll 'cool' because it has a few too many vents and assorted hardcore cues yet it's still an automatic. And what's up with this?
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Jaguar will only offer two exterior colors: Italian Racing Red and French Racing Blue.

Jaguar will only offer two colours: Emphatically-Not-British Colour 1 and I-Never-Heard-Of-England-Where's-That Colour 2....
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Definetly cool, that blue is sex.

Salute, Giordano.
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Something not quite right about its looks.
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Something not quite right about its looks.
yeah I thought that too. The wheels are just wrong for starters. And the bodykit is a Halfords special!
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I like it. Coolio
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A nice car aesthetically ruined. If you wanted a car like that you could buy a second-hand chav mobile.

Uncool.
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