Jaguar is mulling an aerodynamic pack for its hot XKR-S model. The sporting addenda has been photographed at the Nürburgring.

Jaguar is considering offering track-focused accessory upgrades for its flagship 542bhp Jaguar XKR-S.

This test mule has been snapped lapping the Nürburgring while equipped with an elegant race-look rear wing and a set of four aero ‘whiskers’ fitted in pairs to each corner of the front valence.

According to a Jaguar source the parts are non-production, but are being assessed by engineers.

"This does not signal intent for them to appear on a production car," confirmed the insider.

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Jaguar XK

A smooth, svelte all-rounder of a grand tourer, which can equally cosset and thrill in equal measure when called upon

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2 July 2012

 

The Jaguar looks great, but i don't like this color.



2 July 2012

If this wasn't a Jaguar would the tacked-on rear wing be called elegant? I suspect not.

2 July 2012

Elegant my backside, its hideous, Jaguars should not look like they have crashed into a Halfords parts warehouse, it looks a bit cheap and tacky.. 

2 July 2012

....but aren't they nasty?

looks like a full-on N24 racer to me. Check out the big brakes as well - they don't look very "road".

If this is a limited special, wonder what they'll charge for it? I reckon well over £100k, which takes it into some very capable competition.

2 July 2012

when the current XK came out it was very elegant, and with each alteration they make it worse. Do we need a Jag with these add ons. I dont. its not as if the base model is slow (5.0 V8 afterall). 

I wish Jaguar would return to making truely beautiful cars, and forget track times, and faux racing add ons

3 July 2012

This car is a bit of a mess aesthetically, the Maserati Gran Turismo shows the right way.

3 July 2012

I love the XKR but this is not the way to go.  It's almost as if Jaguar have commissioned a few prepubescent boys to give the car some Fast & Furious attitude.  Get back to designing great looking machines Jaguar and leave this tacky stuff to Halfords or Kahn

3 July 2012

I like this a lot.  Its clearly function over form and that's fine!

Jaguar are moving in the right direction so well done!!

3 July 2012

Is get back to basics, and throw the 3.0 diesel engine into the XK, price it right and watch it sell.

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Jaguar XK

A smooth, svelte all-rounder of a grand tourer, which can equally cosset and thrill in equal measure when called upon

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