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Old 29th January 2008, 17:52   #1
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Default Look what I found - 4.2 > 5.7! My Jaguar S-Type R

Yet another Tata product (soon to be Tata product, anyway) joins my Garage.

Picked this one up today & just got it registered - its a 2006 Jaguar S-Type R with about 30k Kms on the clock.



For those interested in the details, it has a 4.2 litre Supercharged engine that does duty in all the "R" Jags (XKR, XJR) and the RR Sport Supercharged. Pumps out 400 bhp and 560 nm, does the 0-100 in 5.2 seconds.

The model has some known issues, mainly to do with the Brembo brakes and the air conditioner compressor, and then some refinement issues. These are not unknown horrors to a person that owns a Tata vehicle, amongst other things.

I'm still getting used to the car, so see you for a while while I put some miles under my belt.
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Old 29th January 2008, 17:56   #2
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Dude that is one sweet ride. Congrats.

Did you get rid of the lumina already?
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congrats Steer, way to go !!!
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Thats the word came to me when I just saw the pic of your new Ride.

Enjoy the Ride and keep us posted about your adventures on this ride
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Now that is one heck of a beautiful machine. Can we have some pics of the interiors please?

Congrats, and use her in good health!
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way to go Steer

that is one l u s c i o u s automobile.

have fun !!! (of course you will)
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wow.... My Fav car of all times !! That too a Type R with black grille.. Looks classy and sporty at the same time. lil sad that Jag has discontinued the S-Type.

BTW, how much did u pay for it?
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Congrats for the new car...so it is indeed a power full one.
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Congrats for the new car...so it is indeed a power full one.
It has 6 speakers and a sub too, though the audio is sadly downmarket - its all Alpine.

I dont quite like the sound yet but I havent figured out how the damn thing works. All I know is that I cant load a CD - you have to do it via CD changer in the boot

Next to connect my Drive + Play. Hopefully that wont be too hard.
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So what exactly made you buy this rather than a Skoda Fabia?



Seriously... Congratulations... Beautiful

Can we have pics of the interior, please?
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congrats steeroid. that car looks lovely in black. a suitable replacement for your earlier car.
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Gorgeous looking beauty!!!

Is that the actual pic of car, or a stock / file pic?
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Fantastic Steer, finally eh! Have fun with it and please do post some better pictures of it!
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Is that the actual pic of car, or a stock / file pic?
Actual picture. Taken with Point & Shoot Sony immediately after the new license plates were fixed at the RTA office.
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Congrats on your new ride Steer

it looks super hot.

Enjoy the ride.
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