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VIDEO: Jaguar XJ220 V Jaguar XKRS Chris Harris

In one corner is the Jaguar XKRS, which has an uprated supercharged V8 engine with 550 horsepower and 502 lb-ft of torque from 2,500 all the way to 5,500 rpm. In the other corner is the old-time, the decades old Jaguar XJ220 set a production-car lap record at the Nurburgring.

Can today’s equally powered XKRS keep up with the legendary super car? Chris Harris finds out.

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