2012 Jaguar XK Artisan SE takes exclusivity to the next level

Jaguar is continuing on today with special-edition models for the XK sports car with the new XK Artisan SE. Available in both coupe and convertible form,the Jaguar XK Artisan SE features a bunch of enhancements to the XK’s already luxurious cabin with hand-crafted additions along with some subtle exterior touches.

The Jaguar XK Artisan interior is where all the fun is with the use of tactile ‘scraffito’ finished leather to the front seats, instrument binnacle, door and rear quarter casings. It also features Poltrona Frau leather head linings and two new veneer finishes – Shadow Walnut and Dark Figured Aluminium. Standard features include a 525W Bowers & Wilkins sound system, 16 by 16 way adjustable heated Performance seats, a heated steering wheel and keyless entry/start.

The interior is only available in two colors for the XK Artisan SE including Navy with Jet headlining and Truffle with Canvas headlining.

Exterior paint colors are limited to Celestial Black, Polaris White and Rhodium Silver. Convertible top colors include Black, Blue, Grey and Brown.

Power still comes from 5.0 liter direct-injection V8 making 379-hp.

– By: Omar Rana