Grand Review Jaguar XE: X-Type successor Part V

February 16, 2015 at 21:45

All diesel engines are offered with a 6-speed manual transmission, but the petrol versions have only height-step automatic transmission.
It works smoothly, and switching occurs quickly.
Later appear and four-wheel drive XE.
Sedan demonstrates good handling and interested active drivers.
The first time in the history of Jaguar, he received electric power steering.
It is perfectly aligned: steering is precise, full of gravity and surprisingly informative.
Thanks to the distribution of the thrust vector and good weight distribution along the axes (53% to the front wheels, 47% – to the rear) steering close to neutral.

Jaguar XE pics

Jaguar XE picture

Front suspension – double wishbone (borrowed from its compartment F-Type), and the rear – the gear box with integrated levers. This design resulted in making good ride comfort, even with 20-inch low-profile tires. Thus XE little roll in corners. There are available as option adaptive dampers. Also of note is the excellent sound insulation, which is especially noticeable at speeds over 120 km / h.

Jaguar XE pics

Jaguar XE image

Jaguar XE already started selling in Europe. Prices begin from 36 500 euros, and the most expensive 340-hp XE S worth 54,600 euros. The car is expected to appear after the charged version of XE-R.

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