Just over a year since its local launch, Jaguar has unveiled a special performance-styled version of its new XJ flagship, dubbed the Jaguar XJ75 Platinum.
Created to honour the brand's 75th anniversary, the special one-off XJ75 Platinum is dressed with new bumpers front and back for a lower more-aggressive stance look, complemented by gloss-black highlights replacing the chrome.
"From a pure design perspective, the XJ75 Platinum Concept is foremost about emphasising the striking proportion and presence of the new XJ, with a distilled black and white theme, which conjures up the sense of precious platinum," Jaguar XJ Chief Designer Giles Taylor said.
"At the same time, the pure sporting character of XJ is brought to the fore by keeping the car's clean graphic approach and further lowering its stance.
Custom 22-inch wheels were crafted for the XJ75, and the interior has benefited from a similar custom makeover with diamond-stitch suede inserts in the black leather seats and a specially-made Bremont clock.
The XJ75 Platinum is powered by by Jaguar's 5.0-litre supercharged direct-injection V8, producing 350kW and 575Nm of torque. Entertainment is provided by a 1200w Bowers & Wilkins surround sound system with 20 speakers powered through 15 channels.
Whether Jaguar will launch a hardcore version of the XJ75 onto the market, perhaps as a new-generation XJR, remains to be seen. For now, the XJ range is headlined by the supercharged 5.0 litre V8-powered XJ Supersport, available in Australia for $354,800 (plus on-roads).