Here's Why the Jaguar XJ220 Is the Craziest 1990s Supercar

The Jaguar XJ220 is the craziest 1990s supercar. Today I'm reviewing the Jaguar XJ220 to show you why it's so special and unique -- and why it was so crazy. I'm going to show you all around the XJ220, and then I'm going to take it out on the road and drive the Jaguar XJ220 supercar.
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  • My 94 Roadmaster Estate had similar door problems, thankfully I'm 5'11" and 140lbs lol

    BlondeWickBlondeWick9 dakika önce
  • this is my fav super car

    Joshua ChristoffJoshua ChristoffSaatler önce
  • Do you noticed that the grab handle is the exact same as the 98’ Ford Expedition door handle?

    O.E.Herrera KrossZeroO.E.Herrera KrossZero8 saatler önce
  • I raced one of these in my built supra back in the late 90's and slayed it

    Axel RoseAxel Rose8 saatler önce
  • Magnifique voiture mes ont entend pas le bruit du moteur ont entends que ta voix et ta langue horrible à écouter je supporte pas ta voix putain ces dommage

    Stidd’Stidd’13 saatler önce
  • man thats a shaguar baby.... yeah baby

    Jason MitchellJason Mitchell14 saatler önce
  • Preety stupid car if you ask me

    Daniel mzlosDaniel mzlos19 saatler önce
  • could you explain why when you pronounced the Jaguar name when detailing the rear logo you said it correctly but throughout the rest of the video you said Jagwar.

    360 Picture UK360 Picture UKGün önce
  • That plum crazy mopar next to it though...

    Stephen ClarkStephen ClarkGün önce
  • Lol dope video

    Mahad aliMahad ali2 gün önce
  • I Remember it from Rkellys video

    tapsy smithtapsy smith2 gün önce
  • Who doesn’t know about this car??? I mean didn’t we all have Matchbox replica??lol

    Nich RefoscoNich Refosco2 gün önce
  • Alan Scott the TWR engine shop manager rang, could you come and see me A,S,A,P following morning on my way,i went through all the security checks finally in their board room Scott was there and Goeff Goddard from Cosworth. At the time they were building the Jaguars v12 upto 6ltrs for the TWR XJS , Scott asked me my thoughts on this engine for more power, i explained that on this engine it can be done by making new cam boxes,wider and covers to match and very high lift profiles this you cannot do with the present set up. Scott asked me what lift i said 20mm, Goddard just smiled . 12 months later again please come and see me. He asked me if i had time for a contract i said yes, i need a v12 for a super car . He told me he was testing 4 engines from jaguar and they were not good. I went to see them and it was obvious that they were good at the work done but the 4valve design was sadly incorrect. The max bhp was 320 course from 5 ltrs. They want at least 550bhp, we do it on the Silk cut block i confirmed. It was planned that the new engine would be used on a supercar at Jaguar and the TWR Xjs? The new 4valve heads were as they should be the only unique points were the cam bearings i included the bearings between the cylinders not the valves, there being more surface area and controll if the long camshafts started to whip or twist, the first pair of heads were cast by Cosworth castings and machined at Culham Centre in Abingdon. There machine guy and myself machine the pair working 24/7 for 4 days, i was knackered, then drive back up north, all this cos Walkinshaw was giving everyone hell for the new engine, the engine was built 6ltrs 710 bhp max running on the dyno to prove it ,at 6000rpm wide throttle failed after 6 house ,,BIG TIME. The engine was stripped and it was found a hole about 10mm dia in the no.4 inlet port. This was obviously core shift the head was cut open and the wall thickness in that area was thinner than1mm, Hell had arrived for Scott and me. The engine had some success in racing ,but the saga went to the Jaguar 220. The jaguar super car mentioned in my contract was for my engine. When all this happened, and the group C rules were changed the new engine was far to heavy and bulky ,Walkinshaw needed a new engine for the race cars, so he did a deal with the Leyland guys and bought the 6r4 engine modified it and that was the new race car, the v12 twelve was now out of racing but going into the 220 ,it was being fitted at Browns Lane and going great. But Walkinshaw again saw a treasure chest and convinced the jaguar people to fit the V6, it was a disaster the car now out of balance being designed for a much heavier engine and course being marketed and taking orders for a v12. On completion there came a class act litigation at the london courts i was the number one witness, the claiments won the case and the poor 220 was shelved a great engine and wonderful car ruined by arrogance. Thank you.

    Al MellingAl Melling2 gün önce
  • Perfect Amazing Fantastic ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

    Yiannis HayabusaYiannis Hayabusa3 gün önce
  • this car is even faster than a gt3 rs!!!!!

    Harshad GentleHarshad Gentle3 gün önce
  • i guess the rock can rest his hand beside the door

    Harshad GentleHarshad Gentle3 gün önce
  • The interior is loaded with parts from the early 90s Ford of Europe parts bin: Dials, switches, gear lever, door handles; the list goes on. They key and the door mirrors too. Its 10% the same as my dad's Ford Granada Ghia 😆

    Wings 99Wings 993 gün önce
  • "In the UK they don't really have hot & sunny days" 😆 Thanks Doug, we topped 98 deg F last summer and are well into the 80s already this year... Its just crap design by Jaguar back in the day. My Rover had a sun shade for the roof back in 87 and every car I've ever owned has since

    Wings 99Wings 993 gün önce
  • Hey Doug, pls review this car; "Isdera Commendatore 112i", which was a subsidy of Mercedes Benz AMG. Oldest supercars of times. Late 1990s cars. This was featured in Need For Speed II. Pls make a review. A very special car.

    Sujay's \\\VSRSujay's \\\VSR3 gün önce
  • Its the Ocelot Penetrator

    Awaken FTWAwaken FTW4 gün önce
  • If this car was imported from the UK , why is the wheel on the left ?

    susheel avvarususheel avvaru4 gün önce
  • I really wonder, would having such wheels means the brakes would not get as much air and hence heat up may be?

    Yash AtishayYash Atishay4 gün önce
  • The (XJ-200) in the owner's manual is totally necessary maybe 30% of customers that call my shop have zero idea of what they drive. Think of that and let that sink in..a guy will call and say " I have a mustang and someone told me that my clutch is going out". And when he and his Chevy Camaro show up and it's automatic I just let the person stay oblivious.. you know all those car accidents on the roads? Yep it's those people.. another customer tick is THEY DON'T KNOW WHERE THEY LIVE 😠😠..I stopped dropping vehicles off because it's just a headache..

    Eugene BissonEugene Bisson4 gün önce
  • Thats a really bad design - its ugly.

    Glenn WestbyeGlenn Westbye4 gün önce

    Peter BlazebyPeter Blazeby5 gün önce
  • Would have been a great car one of the best, if it had the V12 780bhp. That was made for it.

    Al MellingAl Melling5 gün önce
  • 🚙doug Demuro.

    araz tavakoliaraz tavakoli5 gün önce
  • That looks like an EB Falcon smartlock key with a jaguar sticker stuck over the ford logo.

    loudxr6loudxr65 gün önce
  • Doug re-reviewing the Chiron in a couple decades: "Wow. Wow. This is actually a quick car. Surprisingly so."

    Josh KwolekJosh Kwolek5 gün önce
  • Lol imagine paying supercars pricing for 95 Honda civic gauges

    Tj SemeniukTj Semeniuk6 gün önce
  • You gotta loosen up, your back looks stiff af

    PianothekeysPianothekeys6 gün önce
  • Best looking car ever. i should know I bought a matchbox one, still got it.

    Alan BroadheadAlan Broadhead6 gün önce
  • V6 or V12 this car is still one of the most beautiful and rarest cars ever made.

    Kasza Ákos AdriánKasza Ákos Adrián6 gün önce
  • That are peugeot 205 backlights

    simone caputosimone caputo6 gün önce
  • J A G U A R might have to consider about remaking this car, I love the back-end of this car

    Adi SetyoAdi Setyo7 gün önce
  • The one thing this car reminds me of... Need For Speed.

    Sammy MwamburiSammy Mwamburi7 gün önce
  • Not in grey :(

    Guilherme FerreiraGuilherme Ferreira8 gün önce
  • Is it me or do the tail lights look like Porsche 911 lights that were covered to look like there not?

    SupprimerSupprimer8 gün önce
  • i would like to see what the vehicles interior looks like at night.

    Jon ParksJon Parks8 gün önce
  • Jeez Doug. Your Doug scores are so irrelevant. Everything is built for a purpose. It wasn't meant to be a family cruiser. I bet if you reviewed an F1 car you would award it a low "Doug Score" because of practicality, (no doors so very hard to get into and out of and you need a servant to pass you the safety belts and no roof which means only good weather motoring) comfort (crazy firm ride and the seats are hard. There is limited leg room and no footrest. There is no armrest or drink holders. There is no satnav nor airconditioning... they don't even have air vents. There is no leather in a car costing so much. Not even valour seat covers and there is only one seat. Even the McLaren F1 had three. You also need to wear a helmet or set of goggles to stop bugs punching your eye balls in at 200 mph), value (you could buy 50 Rolls-Royce Phantoms for the same price which makes it crazy) and feeeatuuuuuures (apart from the steering wheel) but that doesn't mean an F1 car isn't what it is.... a machine to do what it is designed to do and that is go fast. Just like the XJ220. It was designed to be the fastest road car in the world and it was. I'm surprised you didn't mention it didn't have any drink holders or cellphone which would obviously be required as you surpassed 200 mph. "Doug Scores" are only relevant if you are comparing cars from the same era. You never took it on the track so how do you know the steering became too light? I'm sure JagWaah did a perfect job in that department. Apart from that I loved your review!

    Alan JohnsonAlan Johnson8 gün önce
  • 4:50 THIS will stop the thieves😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂Still my all time favorite supercar even though it got a lame alarm system

    Liony LeftwichLiony Leftwich8 gün önce
  • Sou do Brasil. Por favor coloque legendas!!

    Alessandro MK 4Alessandro MK 49 gün önce
  • Doug is a live proof that super cars are not made for tall people

    Panos KaridisPanos Karidis9 gün önce
  • I had a poster of one of these on my wall when I was young .

    Steve GSteve G9 gün önce
  • Some rims, tires and I’ll daily this car every minute of my life. 🤩

    Turbo SickoTurbo Sicko9 gün önce
  • Everytime Doug stands on the gas his face goes barbaric

    Will MoxonWill Moxon9 gün önce
  • Cool jaguar.....i have ever seen....i need one of it

    Manju PremManju Prem10 gün önce
  • That door key and windows switches and gauge clusters...FORD! The key was sold first with the Ford Sierra in Europe.

    Paul ConnellyPaul Connelly10 gün önce
  • this car sucks

    Mark HarveyMark Harvey11 gün önce
  • I've had six of these XJ 220s over the years. Just kidding. But it sounded cool.

    Yooper AuthorYooper Author11 gün önce
  • 2:58 Define *Low*

    The Soggy BaguetteThe Soggy Baguette11 gün önce
  • His voice is almost cracking from excitement to review this car, is so funny, but at the same time it makes me kinda sad

    Akyo ZyNKAkyo ZyNK11 gün önce
  • "THIS.." this this this this this...use a different word bro. UNreal.

    Shawn SchroederShawn Schroeder12 gün önce
  • I like jaguar

    Ed venutoEd venuto12 gün önce
  • Built 10 miles from me in Bloxham, Oxfordshire along side the DB7

    MatthewCoupeOfficialMatthewCoupeOfficial12 gün önce
  • 00:24 isn't as well known? This is far more well known than most cars, ask people what the most popular Jaguars are and it's this and the E type that come to mind.

    Cypher PunkCypher Punk13 gün önce
  • what a waste.

    emrah serdaroğluemrah serdaroğlu13 gün önce
  • This is probably my favorite looking car from childhood.

    NeXuSNeXuS13 gün önce
  • @doug I don't know if you will read this but can you do a review on a 1976 Aston Martin Lagonda. I think that would be a great review for a car that not alot of people no about

    LeFrantz _LeFrantz _13 gün önce
  • I loved seeing the key again. In highschool in the 90s, my dad worked for ford, and I could pick any car I wanted to drive. I drove a Jaguar xkR for a few years. same key

    Curtis WilsonCurtis Wilson13 gün önce
  • Hey Dooug. I have a shit brown Ford Pinto with a yellow plaid interior. It has an 8 track player in it. It crackles a bit but man do those Kraco speakers bump. The wood grain is falling off on the passenger door but duct tape will fix that. I did it on the other side. I put spray foam insulation all around the gas tank so it shouldn't explode if you get hit. Just let me know if your interested.

    Duke the meisterDuke the meister14 gün önce
  • it's not well known because it is a pos

    Mr TaylorMr Taylor14 gün önce
  • This car is massive.

    John SmithJohn Smith14 gün önce
  • U speak too much let the material speak more than you

    Rami SleemRami Sleem14 gün önce
  • That sunroof must be brutal. Doug is sweating like a car salesman in church.

    John DorcicJohn Dorcic14 gün önce
  • Versão Braileira carro chefe

    iguana EUiguana EU15 gün önce
  • It would be better if we could see POV version. Other than that, excellent presentation!

    Alen BeatboxAlen Beatbox15 gün önce
  • I just remember it from GT3. It was slow and handled like a pig. But then I couldn't get the Tuscan to handle either. But the C5-R, now that was a super car.

    hambone7777777hambone777777715 gün önce
  • Doug getting out of the XJ220 looks like how I feel getting out of my Miata sometimes. ;-)

    Timothy CoyneTimothy Coyne16 gün önce
  • It's a Ford key... dude half the car is 1990s Ford. It's like getting into a 90s Ford Sierra

    john sangersjohn sangers16 gün önce
Here's Why the Jaguar XJ220 Is the Craziest 1990s Supercar