Bad cat: Jaguar XKR “Badcat” manual switch with 641 hp!

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This tuned Cat we have to show you. Specifically it is a 1998 Jaguar XKR with the surname "Badcat". The car was recently sold online and the highlight of the XKR is clearly its powertrain. Under the hood sits a heavily modified 4,4-liter V8 with compressor, which comes from a Range Rover and massive 641 PS & 805 Nm torque performs. In contrast to the 4,0-liter V8 with supercharger from the factory and its 375 hp and 525 Nm of torque, this is of course an announcement. Among the tuned engine's many upgrades are special forged ones Piston, modified cylinder heads, Whipple compressorA custom one that gets air through the large opening on the hood Engine control unit and a customized one exhaust system.

Jaguar XKR "Badcat"

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In addition, that is also oil and cooling system improved. Furthermore, the single piece enjoys a manual Gear in combination with an McCleod ceramic clutch with two discs and means Quaife limited slip differential and one reinforced drive shaft performance hits the road. Visually, the Jag also shows itself with a large front splitter and rear wing and ensures optimum contact with the road Nitron coilovers. The load is slowed down by means of Brembo calipers to EBC brake pads and larger ventilated Brake discs. Despite the combination of Painting in sapphire blue and the yellow accents, the XKR is still a kind Sleeper, as we find.

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True, they are yellow accents on the radiator grille, on the front edge of the splitter, on the rear wing, the brake calipers or the set Ascari rims not necessarily subtle, but they don't necessarily suggest well over 600 hp either. And even less you notice the big cat in the cabin. Because here there is still a complete one Leather seats in combination with blue racing harnesses that perfectly match the paint job on the outside. At the end... can be done! If we get more information, there will of course be an update for this report. You will be informed of this if you simply do ours Feed subscribe to. Have fun watching the pictures and stay true to us!

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Jaguar XKR "Badcat" manual transmission with 640 hp
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