Jaguar XK8 Reviews from Consumer Reports
The Jaguar XK8 is a convertible, coupe offered in a 2dr Cpe XKR-S, 2dr Cpe, 2dr Conv XKR-S, 2dr Cpe XKR, 2dr Conv Touring, 2dr Conv, 2dr Conv XKR and 2dr Cpe Touring. The powertrains include 5.0-liter V8 (385 hp), 5.0-liter V8 supercharged (510 hp) and 5.0-liter V8 supercharged (550 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic transmissions. It is Rear wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 18 mpg city to 27 mpg highway. The XK uses Premium fuel.
Last Model Reviewed: 2007
Reviewed Jaguar XK8s from Consumer Reports
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- 2007 Jaguar XK8 convertible XK8 V8
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