2011 Jaguar XJ Sedan New Car Review
Dances on Pavement as New Luxury Performance Sedan
by Bob Plunkett
Sensuously shaped sedans -- Jaguar's flagship XJ series in rakish new fastback style for 2011 with lightweight aluminum structural elements and a powerful engine lurking below the bulging hood -- park side by side on a block of Alta Loma Road just off the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, Calif.
A special thanks to Bridgestone Tire for sponsoring the 2011 International Car of the Year Awards.
With the push-button starter already engaged and the big engine purring, a stretched-wheelbase XJL Supercharged sedan we select for a drive -- wearing high-gloss ebony body paint and the leather-lined cabin trimmed in shades of caramel and sand -- is ready to roll. [Read full story]