IAB Report – Jaguar XE’s dashboard teased in the latest video
As a toddler, those wheeled machinery fascinated me even before I knew what they’re called as! So here I’m, petrolhead by birth, Mechanical engineer by qualification and automotive reporter by profession!
The Jaguar XE will be equipped with the InControl touchscreen infotainment system.
In a latest video that explains the Jaguar XE‘s InControl multimedia infotainment system, the company has teased the entry level luxury sedan’s dashboard design. Earlier, Jaguar had revealed the front fascia of the BMW 3 Series rival.
[Head to Youtube if you can’t watch the video.]
The new Jaguar InControl multimedia infotainment system has been designed around a centre console mounted 8-inch touchscreen, incorporating a wide array of functions such as smartphone connectivity, Wi-Fi and voice command. The sedan will also offer a color head-up display which projects vital information on the windshield.
The Jaguar XE is based on a lightweight aluminium architecture with double wishbone suspension upfront and integral link setup at the rear. The sedan will be powered by the new Ingenium family of four-cylinder petrol and diesel engines.
Jaguar says that the XE will have a fuel efficiency of over 25 km/l in the European Driving Cycle. The top-end variant will get the F-Type’s 3.0-litre V6 supercharged motor.
The car will be unveiled on September 8 ahead of its public debut at the Paris Motor Show in October.
Competitors: BMW 3 Series, Mercedes C Class, Audi A4
Expected Price: INR 30-40 lakhs, ex-Showroom
Launch Date: Late 2014 (in Europe)
Jaguar XE – Image Gallery
Jaguar XE InControl system – Press Release
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