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The all-aluminum body construction of the XK is fundamental to the way the car performs. Using technology derived from the aerospace industry, it delivers a combination of lightness, strength and rigidity – the key to great sports car handling, superb performance and impressive efficiency. High torsional rigidity delivers exceptional agility, reduced body roll and pin-sharp cornering; less weight results in faster acceleration, shorter braking distances, improved fuel economy and lower emissions when compared to an equivalent steel-bodied car. The rigidity of aluminum body construction also means that Convertible models have no need for extra stiffening panels and the resultant additional weight. Because aluminum can absorb more energy than steel, the XK body is also able to dissipate greater impact forces, creating a safer environment for driver and passengers. What’s more, with the commitment from Jaguar to sustainability, 50 percent of the XK body structure is made from recycled aluminum. ALUMINUM LIGHTNESS, STRENGTH AND RIGIDITY 50% RECYCLED ALUMINUM 14


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