JAGUAR XKR-S RECEIVES ‘GEAR OF THE YEAR’ AWARD FROM MEN’S JOURNAL
MAHWAH, N.J. (December 20, 2012) - Jaguar North America announced today that the Jaguar XKR-S has received a 2012 ‘Gear of the Year’ Award by Men’s Journal magazine. The honor will be recognized in the December 2012 /January 2013 issue of the magazine; on newsstands now.
“The XKR-S is a bold expression of Jaguar design and performance, and we are thrilled to receive this recognition,” said David Pryor, Brand Vice President, Jaguar North America. “With the recent expansion of the Jaguar R-S models with the XFR-S, this honor reinforces the desirability of our vehicles, and further emphasizes that performance is at the heart of our brand.”
The Jaguar XKR-S embodies all the characteristics that have always defined the legendary brand – explosive performance, precise handling, relaxed comfort and discreet luxury – while taking Jaguar to a new level of performance.
“The Jaguar XKR-S is unquestionably one of the sexiest cars on the road, cited Men’s Journal. “The British brand has continuously sharpened this grand tourer's fangs with performance, handling, and suspension upgrades that have turned this Sunday driver into a track-day terror."
Men’s Journal is an active lifestyle magazine and website with a focus on gear, adventure, travel, health and fitness, food and drink, and style. To meet the standards of this highly influential readership, Men’s Journal has introduced its ‘Gear of the Year’ series on MensJournal.com. Whether it’s a hotel, a blazer, a recipe, a slope or a saw, the editors of Men’s Journal put them to the test and feature what they deem best as ‘Gear of the Year.’
The Jaguar XKR-S has a starting MSRP price of $132,000* for the Coupe and $138,000* for the Convertible.