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The lesser known Jaguar supercar of the 90's, the XJR-15 was built for a new racing eries called the Intercontinental Challenge, but played second fiddle to the well known Jaguar XJ220. Don't for a second think this is the poor slow cousin in the Jaguar family, as it was capable of a mighty 215 mph top speed from the big V12 which was packed into a very light weight chassis.

Only made in a limited run of 50 cars or so, this was a parternship between Jaguar Sport and Tom Walkinshaw Racing. TWR used the basic engine and chassis layout of the XJR-8, and enlisted Peter Stevens to design and style the body work. Road going versions were made with minor adjustements to make them street legal. This however had one major downside, with the aerodynamics and suspension being comprimised due to the ride height being raised. As a result the performance of the car was affected, and became a shadow of the race going versions.

Car Specs

Engine: 6.0L V12
Weight: 1,050 kg / 2,315 lbs
Power: 331 kW / 444 hp
0-100 kph: 3.3 sec
Torque: 570 Nm / 420 ft-lb
Top Speed: 346 kph / 215 mph

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