V8-powered brutes square off - specifications

 Vauxhall VXR8Chrysler 300C SRT-8Jaguar S-Type R
On the road price/total as tested"£35,105/£36,055""£41,110/£43,340""£45,090/£46,905"
"Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)"N/A"£17,061/41.8 per cent""£17,675/39.2 per cent"
Running costs/contract hire (monthly)113.4ppm/£831123.9ppm/£948115.1ppm/£885
Annual tax liability std/higher rate"£2,703/£4,915""£2,878/£5,755""£3,156/£6,312"
"Annual fuel cost (12,000 miles)""£2,722""£2,839""£2,808"
Insurance group/quote 20/£89519/£86219/£710
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd serviceN/A£187/£220/£187£315/£375/£345
Length/wheelbase "4,941/2,915mm""5,015/3,050mm""4,905/2,909mm"
Height/width"1,648/1,898mm""1,462/1,880mm""1,447/1,818mm"
Engine"V8/5,967cc""V8/6,063cc""V8 s’charged/4,196cc"
Peak power"411/6,000 bhp/rpm""425/6,000 bhp/rpm""400/6,100 bhp/rpm"
Peak torque"550/4,400 Nm/rpm""570/4,800 Nm/rpm""553/3,500 Nm/rpm"
Transmission"6-spd, man/rwd""5-spd, auto/rwd""6-spd, auto/rwd"
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel option 73 litres/full size71 litres/tyre sealant68 litres/space saver
Boot capacity (seats up/down)496 litres/N/A"630/1,602 litres"400 litres/N/A
Kerbweight/payload"1,831/430kg""2,035/330kg""1,830/445kg"
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.4 metres/0.36Cd11.9 metres/0.36Cd11.5 metres/0.32Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery"3yrs (60,000)/1yr ""3yrs (60,000)/3yrs "3yrs (unlimited)/3yrs
Service intervals/UK dealers "10,000 miles/33 ""7,500 miles/88 ""10,000 miles/96"
0-60/30-70/0-100mph4.9/4.4/12.1 secs5.0/4.1/11.9 secs5.3/4.7/13.1 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 2.8/4.3 secs1.8 secs (in kickdown)2.1 secs (in kickdown)
50-70mph in 5th/6th 5.3/11.2 secs2.3 secs (in kickdown)2.6 secs (in kickdown)
Top speed N/A168mph155mph (limited)
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 48.4/35.4/8.8 metres 64/53/65/71dB48.8/35.8/9.1 metres47.6/34.4/8.7 metres
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph64/53/65/71dB64/51/62/70dB66/44/62/68dB
Auto Express economy/range19.4mpg/312 miles18.6mpg/290 miles18.8mpg/281 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 12.4/25.9/18.5mpg13.5/28.5/20.2mpg18.6/30.4/22.7mpg
CO2 emissions/tax bracket365g/km/35 per cent330g/km/35 per cent294g/km/35 per cent
Airbags/Isofix/parking/rain sensorsSix/yes/yes/noFour/yes/yes/yesSix/yes/yes/£135
Air-con/electric/leather/heated seatsYes/yes/yes/noYes/yes/part/yesYes/yes/yes/yes
Active dampers/met paint/xenonsNo/NCO/yesNo/yes/yesYes/NCO/yes
Auto gearbox/stability/cruise control"£1,400/yes/yes"Yes/yes/yesYes/yes/yes
Elec roof/fold mirrors/limited slip diffNo/yes/yesYes/yes/no£995/yes/no
Multifunc steering/adjust reach/rakeYes/yes/yesYes/no/yesYes/yes/yes
Sat-nav/CD changer/MP3/Bluetooth"£1,500/yes/no/yes"Yes/yes/no/noYes/£360/no/£375

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