Assembly Location

Birmingham, England

ā€™06 Price Range


ā€™05 Price Range


All five S-Type variants have a restyled front fascia with chrome-mesh grille inserts. The naturally aspirated 4.2L V-8 has been certified at 300 hp according to new, more stringent SAE regulations. The supercharged 4.2L engine is rated at 400 hp according to the new rules. Both the 3L V-6 and the 4.2L naturally aspirated V-8 now meet ultra-low emissions vehicles regulations. A revised brake system provides shorter stopping distances and better pedal feel, and a 6-speed automatic transmission is standard on all models. The V-6 variant gets a standard sunroof, the VDP and Type R get front park control and the Type R gains a standard navigation system and Bluetooth cell-phone interface (optional on other variants). Sirius satellite radio is optional for all models.

Related Information

All 2006 U.S. Models

2006 U.S. Model Specifications