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The Top Gear car review:Jaguar XJ
For:Radical styling and the best big limo to drive
Against:Radical styling and the smallest big limo to sit in the back of
What is it?
Jaguar’s futuristic range-topping saloon remains a striking car, even three years after launch. For 2014 it was tweaked, with subtly honed suspension settings, better sat nav, a standard eight-speed auto with stop-start plus big improvements in diesel efficiency. Now it’s been facelifted again, with revised engines and interior tech, full-LED headlights and more distinctive ‘J-blade’ daytime running lights.
The XJR is still around, with its 550bhp supercharged 5.0-litre V8 and Merc-AMG-like attitude. But now there’s a R-Sport model for those who want the looks but not the fuel bills. There’s a new top-of-the-line Autobiography trim too, for those who like to spend no less than six figures.
The fastest5.0  V8 Supercharged XJR 4dr Auto
The cheapest3.0d V6 Luxury 4dr Auto
The greenest3.0d V6 Luxury 4dr Auto