The 2016 Jaguar XJ: Performance Specifications

Jaguar XJ

The 2016 Jaguar XJ delivers remarkable performance and power. If you’re looking for a luxury sedan that provides refinement, sophistication, and the latest features, combined with remarkable performance, then the XJ might be for you. Find out more about the latest Jaguar XJ here at Jaguar Freeport.

Jaguar XJ Performance and Powertrains

The Jaguar XJ is offered in a variety of different powertrain configurations. All models start with rear-wheel drive, while some models can be had with all-wheel drive. The only transmission offered is an 8-speed automatic. Take a look at the power output and performance specifications for this large luxury sedan below:

  • R-Sport: The base model comes standard with a supercharged 3.0L V6 rated at 340 hp and 332 lb-ft of torque. It will sprint from 0 to 60 mph in only 5.7 seconds and can hit a top speed of 121 mph.
  • Supercharged and XJL Supercharged: With a 5.0L supercharged V8 engine, this model puts out 470 hp and 424 lb-ft of torque. It will sprint from 0 to 60 mph in only 4.9 seconds and can hit a top speed of 155 mph.
  • XJR and XJR LWB: With the same 5.0L engine in a different state of tune this model produces 550 hp and 502 lb-ft of torque. It can leap from 0 to 60 mph in only 4.4 seconds, and will hit a top speed of 174 mph.

You can see that every model of the XJ is remarkably quick—these times are as good or better than essentially every other car in the large luxury sedan class, especially for the long wheelbase versions. Plus, these estimates are from Jaguar, so they are probably conservative. In Car and Driver testing, the Jaguar XJR managed to sprint from 0 to 60 mph in only 3.9 seconds. In Edmunds testing the XJR did the same in 4.1 seconds. You can be sure that no matter how you slice it, the Jaguar XJ and XJR is fast.

Drive the Jaguar XJ Today

Come drive the current 2016 Jaguar XJ today at Jaguar Freeport. We’re located at 146 W Sunrise Highway in Freeport, NY, so come visit us today or call us at (516) 771-9700 for more information about any Jaguar model!