JAGUAR XJ220



TYPE: 2 Door Coupe

SIZE:

RELIABILITY: Jaguars ultimate car comes with an ultimate price tag so if you can afford one garage bills are not going to be of much concern to you



MORE: The XJ220 was dreamed up by Jaguar's chief designer, Jim Randle The XJ220, unlike other supercars, was actually a spare time project - Jaguar engineers (secretly at first) started designing and building the car on the weekends
The XJ220 first appeared at the 1988 Birmingham Motor Show
The original XJ220 concept featured a V12, unlike the twin-turbo V6 that was in the production car
Body panels for the XJ220 were made from bonded-aluminum honeycomb
Only 350 XJ220s were ever built

COMMENTS: XJ220 a Saturday afternoon project that blossomed into one of the fastest road cars ever. It was eventually overtaken by the smaller Mclaren F1 but the Jaguar will never be forgotten for its size, beauty, phenomenal pace and grip. It has a 3.5 liter V6 engine with twin turbos producing 549 BHP at 7200 r.p.m. which can take the car from 0 - 100mph in 7.3 seconds.

Engine
BHP
MPG
Fuel
Ins
Service
0-60
Top Speed
3.5/V6 TT
549
13
UL
20
n/a
3.8 Secs
217 m.p.h