A host of other vehicle options are accessible via the Jaguar's 7-inch touchscreen. When the vehicle's gearbox is placed in Reverse, this screen is also where you'll find the display for the standard rearview camera.
- Overall score: 6.8 (3.0 stars)
CNET Editors' Rating
Average User Review
out of 6 user reviews
Starting at: $132,000.00
The good: The 2012 Jaguar XKR-S makes great power with its supercharged V-8 engine and backs it up with fantastic, grippy handling. The Bowers & Wilkins audio system offers balanced sound and nearly unflappable power. Slinky styling and a throaty exhaust make this Jaguar nearly as nice to watch from the outside as it is to drive.
The bad: The infotainment system seems grossly outdated, featuring odd organization and slow screen transitions. Lack of Bluetooth streaming and an analog audio connection lock non-iPhone users out of listening to digital audio on their smartphones.
The bottom line: The irony is that the 2012 Jaguar XKR-S' allure as "the fastest, most powerful production Jaguar model ever sold" is less about powerful performance than it is about making a powerful statement.
March 27, 2012 4:27 PM PDT
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| Caption by: Antuan Goodwin
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