2009 Jaguar XJ Series LINEUP gains a new model. This is Jaguar’s flagship car, and it comes in six models: XJ8, XJ8 L, Vanden plastic, Super V8, new-for-2009 Super V8 Portfolio, and the high-performance XJR. XJ8 and XJR has a 119-inch wheelbase. The other has a 124-inch wheelbase. All have a 4.2-liter V8 engine. The XJ8, XJ8 L and Vanden PLAS has 300 hp.
The Supercharged XJR, Super V8 and Super V8 Portfolio has 400th A 6-speed automatic is the only transmission. Available safety features include ABS, traction power supply control, anti-shit system, side curtain airbags, front and side airbags. Everyone has a load-leveling suspension. The XJR has a firmer suspension than other models and unique design cues. Vanden plastics and Super V8 versions have more luxurious interior treatment. Options include four-zone automatic climate control and a navigation system. Super V8 Portfolio adds DVD entertainment, satellite radio and unique exterior and interior trim.
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