โ€œA 4.0 litre engine, precision-tuned to take you from 0-60 in under 7 seconds, without even raising its voice.โ€

This vibes with everything I know about the development of the AJ-V8. Apparently, very early on in the design process, corporate was worried that a V8 would be too loud and โ€œun-Jaguar-like.โ€