Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover Limited is a British automotive company and a subsidiary of one of India’s automakers Tata Motors. The principal activity is the designing and the manufacture and sale of vehicles which include Jaguar and Land Rover Range Rover. The company was once called British Leyland which later joined hands with BMW in the case of Land Rover as well as the Ford Motor Company (FoMoCo) in the case of Jaguar. In the year 2000 FoMoCo bought Land Rover from BMW and in 2008 Jaguar Land Rover was bought by Tata Motors from Ford. Jaguar and Land Rover were reunited by FoMoCoin 2002.

In March 2012, Jaguar Land Rover and the Chinese carmaker Chery agreed to a new joint venture which included the manufacture of Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles and engines. In September 2013 Jaguar Land Rover announced plans to establish a new research and development center in the UK. In January, 2014 the Wall Street Journal reported that the Jaguar Land Rover company had sold a record 425,006 vehicles in 2013 as demand for its luxury vehicles increased in all major markets such as in China, North America and Europe.

Jaguar V8 Engines


 Bore x stroke .mm

  Power, Torque, RPM
3.5 litre V8 Petrol


 3555 cc

258 PS (190 kW; 254 hp) 335 N·m

4.2 litre V8 Petrol AJ-V8 (AJ34)


 86.0 x 90.3 

304 PS (224 kW; 300 hp) SAE)@6000 420 N·m SAE) @ 4100

4.2 litre V8 Petrol Supercharged (AJ34S)


 86.0 x 90.3 

426 PS (313 kW; 420 hp)@6250 560 N·m @ 3500

4.2 litre V8 Petrol Supercharged (XKR-S)


 86.0 x 90.3

420 PS (310 kW; 410 hp) 560 N·m

5.0 litre V8 Petrol AJ-V8 GEN III


 92.5 x 93 

385 PS (283 kW; 380 hp)@6500 515 N·m @ 3500

5.0 litre V8 Petrol AJ-V8 GEN III R S/C


 92.5 x 93 

510 PS (375 kW; 503 hp) @ 6500 625 N·m @ 2500-5500

5.0 litre V8 Petrol AJ-V8 GEN III R Supercharged (XKR-S)


 92.5 x 93 

550 PS (405 kW; 542 hp)@6000 680 N·m @2500-5500


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