Jaguar’s SVR Performance Brand: Your New Favorite?

2015 Jaguar F-Type R

There are performance brands, then there are the performance sub-brands of performance brands.

It sounds confusing, but you know exactly what I mean. BMW has one. Audi has one. Mercedes-Benz has one. Cadillac has one. Even Lexus, the stalwart of comfort and luxury, has one.

Jaguar has one too, which has been denoted with an R or R-S badge on the trunk, which signifies a step up in horsepower, acceleration, and handling. Future top-of-the-line Jaguars will wear a new SVR badge, which will likely grow into a full lineup of vehicles.

Which is your favorite performance brand? Keep reading for a quick rundown.

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Cars Coming Soon: 2012 BMW 3 Series (Including New M3!)

Instead of waiting for the next major auto show like a good little carmaker, BMW has decided an independent reveal (on its Facebook page, no less) would be the best way to handle the introduction of the all-new 2012 3 Series.

Is the new car worthy of the spotlight-hogging attention ploy?

By all indications, absolutely.

The newest 3 Series receives new cabin technology and boasts a new engine option, but lacks a diesel version for U.S. consumption. Instead, BMW announced a hybrid version on the way. Man, I hate to see that…

Otherwise, the new 3 Series should be about as close to perfection as cars get these days. As often happens with model updates, the 3 Series gets larger, increasing length by 3.6 inches. At the same time, though, overall weight was brought down by 88 pounds to keep the traditional 50/50 weight distribution.

Keep reading for a quick look at the latest goodies and performance numbers of the 6th generation 3 Series.

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