Jaguar equip XE with 495-horsepower engine

May 30, 2015 at 15:37

“Charged” version of the sedan Jaguar XE, which will compete with BMW M3, will receive eight 495-hp engine. This is with reference to its own source said the publication Autocar.
Jaguar XE-R will be equipped with five-liter V8 unit with drive supercharger, which is mounted on a top-end version of the Roadster F-Type. The engine will be upgraded to work with an eight “automatic” ZF switchable stages paddles. It is expected that the power plant will allow the sedan to accelerate from zero to 100 kilometers per hour in less than five seconds.

Jaguar XE picture

Jaguar XE pics

The British are also considering the possibility of producing more extreme modification of the model, which will be engaged in the preparation of the factory tuning studio group Jaguar Land Rover – SVO (Special Vehicle Operations). She will get the same compressor “eight”, which develops 550 horsepower and 680 Nm of torque. The most powerful XE will receive an aerodynamic body kit made of composite materials.

Jaguar XE pics

Jaguar XE image

Previously, the software project manager XE Nick Miller said that “Jaguar” also thought about the possibility of equipment “charged” version of sedan-wheel drive system, but the final decision on the matter is still pending.

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