Jaguar models to debut at Motorexpo

Carmaker Jaguar has said that its new XFR and XKR models will make their UK debut at the London Motorexpo in June.

The XFR saloon is powered by a supercharged, five-litre V8 engine that can reach 60mph in 4.7 seconds, just 0.1 seconds less that the new XKR.

It will compete with models such as the BMW M5, Audi RS6 and Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG in its class.

The London Motorexpo, which runs from June 8-14, is expected to draw more than 350,000 visitors, and the West Midlands-based manufacturer hopes to make an impact there.

UK managing director of Jaguar Cars, Geoff Cousins, said: "London's Motorexpo allows us to reach an incredibly desirable audience and with research showing that 85% of visitors to the show don't attend any other motoring event, it is important for Jaguar to have a presence."

The new launches are of vital importance to the Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover which is currently seeking Government help with financing.

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