The new 2016 Jaguar XE luxury sedan will be built on the new platform and it will be front wheel drive with possibility to come as all-wheel-drive either. It is powered by 3.0-liter V6 engine paired with 6-speed automatic transmission. This Jag model will hit the US market in 2016 with the price around $44,000.Jaguar XE luxury sedan
2016 Jaguar XE Design
The 2016 Jaguar XE is the first vehicle that is made on the new JLR modular platform. The aluminum use is one of the main reasons for the weight reduction. Now its weight is just like the some usual family sedan on the market. As the Jag officials states wet weight from 3,250 lbs (1,474 kg). This coupe like luxury sedan characterizes long wheelbase and low seating position which gave it the coupe-like profile. That look gave it and great aerodynamics and fuel economy. It has a drag coefficient of 0,26 which makes it the most aerodynamic Jaguar that is ever made.2016 Jaguar XE interior
Interior 2016 Jaguar XE
The cabin exudes with luxury and spaciousness. It has leather upholstery, powered front seats, great head- and legroom on the rear seats. On the central stack dominates new features includes InControl Touch that can support Bluetooth, audio system, USB connectivity, navigation system based on SD card, voice commands.New Jag model – new architecture
Powertrain of the new Jag model
There are no official information about powertrain and performance of the 2016 Jaguar XE, but there are logical assumptions. Under the hood of the new Jaguar luxury sedan will be 3.0-liter V6 powerplant that produces 340 horsepower and 332 lb-ft of torque. The same engine is in the Jaguar F-Type S. It is mated by ZF 8-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters on the steering wheel. The power will be delivered to the rear wheels, although the Jag’s modular platform can accept and all-wheel-drive systems. This close ratio auto transmission allows the Jag to sprint from 0-60 mph in just 4.9 seconds with 155 mph of max speed. This acceleration is 0,2 seconds faster than BMW 335i and it is close to Audi S4.
2016 Jaguar XE price and release date
In the next few months we should learn more about the new Jag model. That includes pricing, details about powertrain, suspension and additional features. According the rumors the pricing will be around $44,000 (27,000 British pounds), which is just little more than the new C-Class. More information about 2016 Jaguar XE for the US market will be revealed on the launch date in 2016.