You may be easily fascinated by the 2014 Jaguar XK Coupe, it comes with a sensual style, incredible engine, athletic performance and luxurious cabin which is equipped with the latest electronic features. Despite all this, the XK just be a dark horse for a luxury sports coupe. We can speculate why the XK has been be ignored. Perhaps because the past reputation of reliability Jaguars. Or maybe XK just standing in the wrong place, performance and cabin design is not equally impressive when the car was first introduced in 2007. But in any case, the 2014 Jaguar XK remain eligible to be considered for people shopping in this segment.
One of the most desirable attributes from 2014 Jaguar XK coupe is what’s under the hood. even XK base model comes with a smooth V8 engine that produces nearly 400 horsepower. Completing the 2014 XK engine muscular is the tuned suspension that provide impressive handling and ready to ride. Steering is good, because the relatively lightweight aluminum architecture make the 2014 XK feels like a feather compared to the BMW 6 Series or Mercedes-Benz SL-Class.
The 2014 Jaguar XK Touring is high-performance luxury car with coupe body style. It’s sale in the U.S market with price range MSRP from $79,000. The 2014 XK Touring comes with standard equipment includes 19-inch wheels, a rear spoiler, automatic bi-xenon headlamps, rear fog-lamps, LED running lamps, automatic wipers, keyless ignition/entry, adaptive suspension dampers, front and rear parking sensors, power-folding and auto-dimming mirrors, a rearview camera, leather upholstery, a power-adjustable tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated 10-way power front seats, driver and front passenger memory functions.
For electronic features you’ll get Bluetooth phone connectivity, a navigation system, a touchscreen interface, a premium sound system with a CD player, satellite radio, iPod/USB audio interface and an auxiliary audio jack.
Engine And Safety
The 2014 Jaguar XK Touring coupe is powered by a 5.0-liter V8 that produces 385 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque. The power sent to the rear-wheel drive through a six-speed automatic transmission. In performances testing, 2014 Jaguar XK Touring coupe accelerates from zero to 60 mph in just 5.2 seconds, an average time for car with V8 engine. EPA estimated fuel economy stand at 16 mpg city/24 mpg highway and 19 mpg combined.
Standard safety features for the 2014 Jaguar XK Touring coupe includes antilock brakes, traction and stability control, front side airbags and active front head restraints. Side curtain airbags are not offered. In brake testing, an 2014 XK with 19-inch wheels and tires came to a stop from 60 mph in 111 feet, which is a typical distance for this class of car.
2014 Jaguar XK Touring coupe cabin is very well done and inviting, with special touches like a spinning gear shift that rises from the center console at start-up. Versatile touch screen that operate the climate, audio, navigation and telephone system works pretty well, but still less user-friendly as some of the competitors’ systems. But unfortunately, the rear seats cramped even for small children. The cabin can also be a bit congested, with dashing greenhouse and slim window.
The 2014 XK Touring coupe trunk can hold up to 11.7 cubic feet of cargo capacity, much larger than the trunks of the Mercedes SL-Class and just slightly smaller than that of the 6 Series.