2014 Jaguar XJ L Supersport
XJ Supersport is a combination of sheer power and crafted luxury. It features the 5.0 litre V8 510PS Supercharged petrol engine, delivering 0-60mph in 4.7 seconds. No wonder awestruck reviewers say XJ Supersport is a car to drive, not be chauffeured in.
XJ Supersport still delivers on luxury and passenger comfort, with semi-aniline leather seats with driver and passenger electric adjustment and memory functions. Rear seat passengers can enjoy a metre of leg room in the rear to stretch out and relax.
The interior experience is further enhanced with the sublime Meridian™ 825W Surround Sound System with 20 speakers, two subwoofers with Audyssey MultEQ sound equalisation technology producing surround sound just as the as the artist intended.
For all its refinements and comforts, the real luxury of the XJ Supersport is the driving experience. With its agile handling, the car just feels alive.
The 2014 XJ features a range of enhanced interior features focussed on the rear cabin of the car, which upgrade both the luxury and functionality of the XJ’s rear environment, resulting in the most accomplished Jaguar luxury saloon.
The rear passenger compartment of the 2014 LWB car includes two individual ‘airline style’ reclining seats which both feature cushion and squab adjustment, three massage programs – Wave/Rolling, Lumbar and Shoulder – to provide optimum levels of relaxation during long journeys, lumbar adjustment and two memory settings for each seat. The total recline adjustment of each seat is 11 degrees, with 103mm lateral cushion movement and 14 degrees of upper articulation movement. The rear seat home positioning setting returns each seat to its home position at the touch of a button on the door panel, easing entry and exit.
The new centre armrest, which can be stowed in the upright position to allow the use of the centre seat, houses all the seat controls as well as the Front Seat Activation button which allows control of the front passenger seat from the rear.
Front seat enhancements include massage functions for each seat with five levels of intensity, allowing occupants to personalise their massage settings to their preference.
Through the use of the front touchscreen, any one of the four electric seats can be selected and then fully controlled via the driver’s seat switches. The rear seats can be returned to their home position by the use of the touchscreen and driver’s memory buttons, and can also be programmed to return to their home position on rear door opening for ease of entry and exit.
Rear-seat passengers in the LWB version of the 2014 XJ are provided with a wide range of entertainment features. The Rear Seat Entertainment package comprises two 10.2″ high-resolution screens mounted on the back of the front seat headrests. These can display inputs from a number of sources; the DVD player, digital TV tuner or an external media player that can be synced through the Rear Media Interface, which provides USB and RCA connections. Audio can be transmitted through the wireless headphones, allowing each passenger to watch separate entertainment sources. The rear seat environment, including the entertainment, is managed by a wireless controller housed in the centre console which also allows passengers to alter their individual climate zones and seat heating and cooling functions.
The LWB XJ also features leather-surfaced business tables in the rear, which fold out of the seatbacks of the front seats. To keep rear seat passengers shielded from the sun, and to offer privacy, the XJ offers electric rear-side window blinds that are operated via the window lift switches. An increase in rear headroom* by 13mm gives rear-seat passengers the optimum in luxurious, limousine levels of comfort.
|type||Series Production Car|
|built at||Birmingham, England|
|body stylist||Ian Callum|
|predeccesor||2004 Jaguar XJR|
|block material||Aluminum Alloy|
|valvetrain||Direct Fuel Injection|
|fuel feed||DOHC, 4 Valves per Cyl|
|displacement||5000 cc / 305.12 in³|
|bore||92.5 mm / 3.6 in|
|stroke||93 mm / 3.7 in|
|power||380.3 kw / 510 bhp @ 6000 rpm|
|specific output||102.0 bhp per litre|
|bhp/weight||269.27 bhp per tonne|
|torque||625 nm / 461.0 ft lbs @ 2500 to 5500 rpm|
|body / frame||Aluminum body over Aluminum & Magnesium Chassis|
|driven wheels||RWD w/Active Differential Control|
|f suspension||Continuously Variable Dampers|
|curb weight||1894 kg / 4172 lbs|
|wheelbase||3032 mm / 119.4 in|
|front track||1626 mm / 64.0 in|
|rear track||1604 mm / 63.1 in|
|length||5122 mm / 164.3 in|
|width||1894 mm / 74.6 in|
|height||1448 mm / 57.0 in|
|top speed||~249.40 kph / 155 mph electronically limited|
|0 – 60 mph||~4.7 seconds|
|0 – 100 kph||~4.9 seconds|
|combined fuel econ eu||11.6 L/100 km or 20.28 mpg-us|