IAB Report – Jaguar XE teased yet again in a new video

Posted on: Sep 5, 2014 - 4:06pm IST

Premieres on September 8th.

Jaguar has unveiled yet another teaser video of its BMW 3 Series rival, the Jaguar XE, that doesn’t expose much of the car’s design, which will borrow cues from the new Jaguars – F-Type, XJ and XF.

Most notable changes are found inside the XE, where it will feature a large 8-inch touchscreen display powered by a new InControl infotainment system. Features include WiFi hotspot functionality and apps specifically designed for the XE. To improve driver convenience, Jaguar has equipped a laser heads up display that puts “sharp, high-contrast color images into driver’s line of sight.”

[Can’t see the video above? Head to Youtube]

Under the hood, Jaguar will offer new four-cylinder engines from the Ingenium series that will be available in various different capacities and outputs. Also expected is an XE-S variant that is powered by a 3.0-liter V6 Supercharged engine, as well as a 5.0-liter supercharged V8-powered XE R-S. Jaguar hasn’t released any official figures of its engine lineup.

Also Read: Jaguar XE front-end officially revealed

It will be unveiled at the 2014 Paris Motor Show early next month, prior to which the media gets to see it on September 8th, 2014.

Competitors: Mercedes C Class, Audi A4, BMW 3 Series

Estimated Price: INR 30-40 lakhs (ex-showroom)

Launch Date: By July 2015 in India.

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