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Jaguar built one fantastic car almost two decades ago. it was the XJ220, a supercar offered in a limited number and with performances that really amazed the world at that time.

It’s 25 years since the mid-engined, two-seater supercar was first introduced, quickly becoming not only Jaguar’s fastest ever production car (an accolade it still holds today) but also the fastest production car in the world when clocked at 212.3 mph.

Although originally conceived to feature a V12 engine plus four-wheel-drive, to meet emissions legislation and performance targets, the showroom XJ220 model arrived with a 3.5-litre twin-turbocharged V6 developing 542bhp, delivered to the rear transaxle via a five-speed manual gearbox.

Jaguar produced just 271 XJ220s between 1992 and 1994 in conjunction with its competition partner Tom Walkinshaw Racing – each one priced at a not inconsiderable £470,000. Such is their rarity that, until this summer’s planned gathering at the Silverstone Classic (28-30 July), never have more than a handful ever been seen together.

Now, working closely with renowned XJ220 specialist Don Law Racing, the organisers of the annual Classic are aiming to bring together more than 50 examples for a circuit parade at the end of July.

The Jaguar XJ220 showcase will take place on the Saturday of the event, with a parade lap involving some specially invited guests who have close associations with the car’s design, development and on-track success.



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Related Specs

  1. 1993 Jaguar XJ220

    Engine: TWR Rover Metro 6R4 V6, Power: 404.2 kw / 542.0 bhp @ 7000 rpm, Torque: 644.0 nm / 475.0 ft lbs @ 4500 rpm
  2. 1993 Jaguar XJ220 C TWR

    Engine: 6R4 Twin Turbo V6, Power: 410.1 kw / 549.9 bhpN/A
  3. 1995 Jaguar XJ220 Pininfarina

    Engine: Twin Turbo V6, Power: 404.2 kw / 542.0 bhp @ 7000 rpm, Torque: 644.0 nm / 475.0 ft lbs @ 4500 rpm
  4. 1988 Jaguar XJ220 Prototype

    Engine: V12, Power: 395.2 kw / 530.0 bhp @ 7000 rpm, Torque: 542 nm / 399.8 ft lbs @ 5000 rpm
  5. 1994 Jaguar XJ220 S TWR

    Engine: Twin Turbo V6, Power: 507.1 kw / 680.0 bhp @ 7200 rpm, Torque: 714 nm / 526.6 ft lbs @ 5000 rpm

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