Friday, May 11, 2012

(Automobile) Jaguar XJ Nürburgring Taxi..

Why do they call it a 'taxi'?

"So-called "'Ring taxis" are specially modified race-ready vehicles designed to tote passengers at high speeds around Europe's famed circuit that circles the village of Nürburg, Germany."
In English, these are 'race cars modified' versions of the cars that they sell. Equipped with things you can ACTUALLY GET ON THE CAR. Of course with a They aren't just 'giving away these features'.... 

Price tag: $115,000
Engine: Supercharged 5.0L V8
Power: 510 HP / 461 LB-FT
Transmission: 6-Speed Auto
0-60 Time: 4.6 Seconds
Top Speed: 174 MPH
Drivetrain: Rear-Wheel Drive
Curb Weight: 4,150 LBS (est.)
Seating: 2+2

 This is a racier version of what will come to the US shores it appears.