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 |  Mar 01 2010, 12:25 PM

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Jaguar unveiled a special edition of the XKR at the 2010 Geneva Auto Show.

Part of the company’s 75th anniversary celebrations, the Special Edition model is a combination of two option packs, the Speed Pack and the Black Pack.

As its name implies, the Speed Pack gives the XKR a speed upgrade to a maximum of 174 mph from the standard model’s relatively pedestrian 155 mph.

The Black Pack adds styling options such as a new front and rear spoiler, gloss black 20-inch Kalimnos wheels, red calipers and black trim on the front grille, side vents and around the windows. Jaguar also offers a special decal, though for some reason, it was not included on the display model.

We’ll have more details as the show continues.

Gallery: Jaguar XKR Special Edition

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 |  Feb 17 2010, 12:21 PM

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At the upcoming Geneva Auto Show, Jaguar will unveil a new Special Edition version of the XKR. Technically, the Special Edition model is a combination of two new option packs, the Speed Pack and the Black Pack.

The Speed Pack is quite simple, raising the top speed of the 510-hp supercharged V8 from 155 mph to a more frightening 174 mph. The Black Pack is essentially a new styling option and includes new front and rear spoilers, a new rear lip spoiler, 20-inch gloss-black Kalimnos wheels with red brake calipers and black trim for the window surrounds, front grilles and side vents. Jag will even offer an XKR decal for the side of the car. Inside, all Black Pack models will get charcoal leather with a variety of stitching choices, as well as three interior trim options Dark Oak, Dark Mesh Aluminum and Piano Black. Outside, all Black Pack models will be available in three paint colors: Ultimate Black, Polaris White or Salsa Red.

Pricing for the packages has not yet been released, but we should have more for you when Jaguar gives the Special Edition XKR its official debut at the Geneva Auto Show on March 2nd.

Click here for AutoGuide’s live 2010 Geneva Auto Show coverage starting Monday, March 1st.

GALLERY: Jaguar XKR Special Edition

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