They’re not absolutely rivals, with the Jaguar XE SV Project 8 actuality a bound production, track-prepped sports sedan, and the Mercedes-AMG E63 S Estate a cool wagon, but alike so they’re analogously matched.
Of course, they accept abounding differences. The Jag, for example, has a bigger engine, with its 5.0-liter supercharged V8 putting out 592 HP (600 PS / 441 kW) and 516 lb-ft (700 Nm) of torque and actuality akin to an eight-speed automated transmission.
The AMG may accept a smaller, 4.0-liter V8, but it is accompanying turbocharged. Thus, it unleashes 603 application (612 PS / 450 kW) and 627 pound-feet (850 Nm) and is absorbed up to a nine-speed automated gearbox.
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Despite the Merc’s ability advantage, both cars charge 3.5 abnormal for the 0 to 62 mph (0-100 km/h) sprint, with the XE SV Project 8 maxing out at 200 mph (322 km/h) and the E63 S Estate accepting an electronically bound top acceleration of 155 mph (250 km/h).
It’s additionally account acquainted that the Jag is about 600 lbs (270 kg) lighter than its challenger, so that actuality said, let’s get accessible to watch how the two analyze in a alternation of tests.
The video starts with a acceptable old quarter-mile annoyance race, which sees the two bridge the accomplishment band in aloof a little over 11 seconds. Then appear two rolling races, from 50 mph (80 km/h), in Comfort and Sport active modes respectively, and assuredly there’s a anchor analysis from 70 mph (113 km/h).
We won’t acknowledge the results, but we will acquaint you this: it ability abruptness you aloof how abutting these, fundamentally different, cars are in the absolute world.