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Parkers overall rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
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PROS

Makes you feel like a film star

CONS

Running costs need a film star's salary

Verdict

The XK8 may have been on our roads since 1996 but you still give it a look as it goes past, don't you? It's got James Bond looks, with performance to match. Grand Touring ability makes it a pleasure over long distances. The supercharged R version is seriously rapid and makes a good budget alternative to an Aston Martin or a Ferrari GT. Thankfully in the UK it deals just effectively with traffic jams and the golf club car park.

An all-new car was launched in 2006.

What owners say about this car

- special to drive - smoothe engine - incredible interior ambiance - great comfort - timeless beautiful looks - looks... Read owner review

For sheer road presence, for the money little can come close. In black it looks stunning and turns heads. Read owner review

There is very little which is practical about this car. Read owner review

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