|Jaguar XKR Paramount Performance Donnington 1998|
The XK8 is a grand tourer car that was launched in 1996 and was the first generation of a new XK series available in both coupé and convertible body styles and with the new 4.0 litre Jaguar AJ-V8 engine. The1998 XKR was introduced with a supercharged version of the engine. Jeremy Clarkson, during a Top Gear test-drive, likened the interior of the original XK8 to sitting inside Blenheim Palace. Paramount Performance is a name synonymous with the Jaguar Car marque and high performance engineering tuning. Paramount Performance was the first tuning company to specialise in the modern range of Jaguar Vehicles and have heritage and history of working with Jaguars, developing into a leading modern Jaguar performance specialist worldwide.