As it was announced, today in London, the world premiere of the new Jaguar’s sedans XE was held, after a number of teaser images, video stories and the publication of certain technical details. The car is built on a new platform, developed under the codename X760, and will be available in the first half of 2015, first in the form of a sedan and later in a Coupé and Cabriolet versions. The car will have rear-wheel drive as standard, and as optional will be available all four wheels drive. The base version of the Jaguar XE, on the British market, will cost around 27,000 pounds, and with this model Jaguar plans to increase its sales by 2018 to 230,000 vehicles.
In the offer will be two engines, 2.0-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine as well as an economical 2.0-liter diesel engine with 163Hp and 380 Nm of torque. Also, the Jaguar XE has prepared a completely new six-speed manual transmission and upgraded eight-speed ZF automatic transmission. It is also already confirmed a sporty XE-S with 3.0 liter V6 petrol engine with 340Hp and 450 Nm with which XE from 0 to 60mph in 5.1 seconds and achieves el. speed of 155mph. That of course is not the end, because the Jaguar has prepared a XE sports SVR, that under the hood should have a 5.0-liter V8 engine with 489Hp paired with eight-speed automatic, whose appearance on the market can expected during 2016.
Jaguar XE SVR to 60mph should accelerated for about 4 seconds, while top speed will be electric. is limited to 155mph. Also, besides the strong engine, new XE SVR will get modified bumpers, set thresholds, rear diffuser, stronger brakes, sport tuned suspension, LSD, sports exhaust system, larger wheels and sports interior. The British media estimate that the XE SVR, which will be credited by Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations, in their market cost about 60,000 pounds. Jaguar XE will also have a new infotainment system InControl with 8-inch color touch screen, system ASPC (All Surface Progress Control) four-mode settings (Dynamic, Normal, Eco, and Winter), and there is a head-up display.