Jaguar XKR Convertible on top of the 2007
Best Road Trip Car List
Jaguar’s supercharged XKR Convertible
voted the #1 car Americans want to drive on a summer road trip
Jaguar’s supercharged 420-horsepower
XKR Convertible was voted number one in Kelley Blue Book's list
of cars best-suited for road trips.
Compiled by the road test editors of
Kelley Blue Book, the XKR Convertible was short-listed against
10 other new vehicles and then surveyed by shoppers on which
vehicle they would most like to take on the road this summer.
Top of the list was Jaguar’s XKR Convertible, ahead of BMW’s
3-Series Convertible and the Chevrolet Suburban.
“In choosing our list, we wanted to
include a vehicle for every journey – from weekend jaunts of one
or two people, to week-long escapades that involve one or two
entire families and maybe a dog and a boat,” said Jack R. Nerad,
executive editorial director and executive market analyst for
Kelley Blue Book and kbb.com. “Our selection criteria included
all the tangible and intangible need-to-have attributes such as
driving enjoyment, passenger comfort, fuel economy and cargo