The S-Type is a midsize four-door luxury sedan. It comes in three rear-wheel drive models: 3.0, V8, and R. The 3.0 is powered by a 235 hp 3.0-liter V6 engine. The V8 is powered by a 300 hp 4.2-liter V8 engine. The R is powered by a 400 hp supercharged 4.2-liter engine. All the models use the same six-speed automatic transmission. Safety features include antilock brakes, traction control, stability control, and six airbags throughout the cabin. For 2008, the Jaguar S-Type receives minor cosmetic changes.