The new vehicle features the new AJ-V8 Gen III 5.0-litre capable to deliver 385 hp and 515 Nm of torque (380 lb ft) while the supercharged version of the same engine delivers an impressive 510 hp and 625 Nm of torque (461 lb ft). With these numbers the naturally aspirated version hits 60 mph in 5.2 seconds (100 km/h in 5.5 seconds) while the supercharged version achieves 60 mph in just 4.6 seconds (100 km/h in 4.8 seconds). Both version has a top speed limited electronically to 155 mph or 250 km/h. Of course, don’t expect the car to be fuel efficient because is not: the supercharged version of the coupe has a combined fuel consumption of 23.0 mpg or 10.2 liters/100 km and a CO2 rating of 292g/km while the naturally aspirated XK delivers an average consumption of 25.2 mpg or 9.3 liters/100 km and a CO2 rating of 264g/km.
The design of the car is completed by the seven new alloy wheel designs: the 18-inch seven-spoke Venus design on XK models, 19-inch 10-’V’-spoke Caravela wheel which come as standard on XK Portfolio and optional on XK, the 19-inch 10-fan-spoke Artura design as options on all three versions, 19-inch ten-spoke Tamana design, 20 inch twin-five-spoke Kalimnos design and the 20 inch twin-seven-spoke R Performance Nevis design.