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Had a visit from a beast

Discussion in 'General Automotive Chat' started by voorhees, Jun 5, 2010.

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    This is a Jaguar XKR with a 5 litre supercharged V8 with 510 bhp going through the rear wheels,the car to drive is quite refined until you plant it and then its silly fast as you'd expect,had a few miles driving in it and came to a roundabout and an Aston Martin Vantage was side by side and I got all nervous but it wasn't playing at all :mad:( I could of started a Jag XKR versus Aston Martin Vantage thread ! ) the noise from the V8 is awesome :drool:and very thirsty 7.2 mpg was my best,on the way back we stopped the car and turned off the traction control and planted it but it never snaked which as your in an eighty grand car I was happy,after my brush with it am unsure whether I'd go for an R8 over this.
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    The Maestro S3 ~ MTM 330BHP ~ Milltek TBE

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    Beautiful car and I'd take an XKR over an R8, Modena or Aston (who wants an Aston with Ford sqitchgear all over it and a Mondeo key fob). One thing with the XKR though - it's a pure bitch widow-maker in the wet, just like a TVR!

    Good times buddy, nice one
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    S3 Paul Well-Known Member Regional Rep

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    [Jun 5, 2010]
    erm
    Are those your mrs's legs i see in the drivers seat??
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    No our ladies tend to shave them down here unlike yours oop t'north :yes:
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    i was going to say.... a good northen lass that !
    Both men and women shave down south i take it?
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    Sorry,
    Just very bord.
    Lovely car there, God knows how people live with mpg like that though,
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    If he drives sensibly he can get 22mpg Paul
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    Nilz Defo worth the wait :)

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    Looking good Jase, and im on about the car not the legs, before Aythree gets on this and turns it all GAY!!!
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    Very nice there Jase, doesn't these come with the electronic diff that brakes individual wheels at the back, even with the TC switched off?
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    spot on Joe
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    crazy88 Loving the anonymity

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    Very nice looking car. My daily walk to the train station is past the local Jaguar garage and they have some lovely machines. The estates are nice too (can't remember the model name)

    And I can't believe he let you drive it naked!
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    Oi! lol mine are as smooth as a babies bum!

    Phew! was worried for a sec there, thought the beast was driving!!! Nice legs!

    Wasnt sure on the Jags at first but certainly growing on me, bet the engine sounds fantastic, mmmmmhhhh!
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    Awesome bit of kit :superman:
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