Grand Review Jaguar XE: X-Type successor Part IV

February 14, 2015 at 21:35

A choice of five engines will be offered in total at first for Jaguar XE.
All engines will be equipped with direct fuel injection technology and killing at stops.
Petrol 2.0-liter “four” turbocharged developing 200 horse powers and 240 horse powers.
In XE S under the hood is a 3.0-liter supercharged V6 rated 340 hp.
Its cheerful character, he is responsive and easy to reach the maximum of 7000 rev / min.
Although the maximum 450 Nm of torque available at just 4500 rpm / min at low speed “six” good manifests itself.
It runs smoothly, and the exhaust sound pleasing to the ear.

Jaguar XE pics

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Grand Review Jaguar XE: X-Type successor Part III

February 12, 2015 at 21:25

Driver and front passenger shares the high central tunnel, which established holders and armrest with box inside.
Rear legroom is very generous by the standards of a D-class, and above his head is enough space for passengers 180 cm tall. However, the interior is not too wide in the area of the shoulders, so three of them are a bit crowded. Besides, sitting in the middle prevents the transmission tunnel.
Trunk volume is 455 liters sedan, and its cover for a fee can be equipped with an electric drive.
The initial version of the Pure is equipped with keyless entry, electric windows and mirrors, dual-zone climate control, radio, light sensor and rain, cruise control, navigation system and parktronik.

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Grand Review: Jaguar XE: X-Type successor Part II

February 10, 2015 at 21:22

Sports style prevails inside. The decoration is made using of many of aluminum inserts and black patent leather details. In all versions, except for the base, decorated with leather interior, and there is still XE S and Alcantara. You can choose the lining of the tree and even carbon fiber. The front panel is enveloping. Three-spoke steering wheel is small. Speedometer and tachometer dials are placed in separate wells. Share their color display, which displayed trip computer, fuel gauge pointer and engine temperature. For a surcharge there is a system of projection data on the windshield. Interior lighting by means of LEDs and can be changed by pressing a button, and are available in 10 different colors.
Wide central panel is crowned 8-inch touchscreen display new multimedia system InControl Touch.

Jaguar XE pics

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Grand Review: Jaguar XE: X-Type successor Part I

February 8, 2015 at 21:17

The first experience of Jaguar D-class was not too successful. X-Type was a good car on the platform of reliable Ford Mondeo, but do not live up expectations. However, the Jaguar Company abandoned the idea to develop this segment and now the company presented a new model – XE. The work on it took almost five years.
Unlike its predecessor, Jaguar XE is built on the rear-wheel drive platform. It is completely new, and it will also use the XF sedan second generation. Car a little smaller than the X-Type (4672 mm), but its wheelbase is much larger – 2835 mm. It is wider (1849 mm) and lower (1416 mm). In the design of the car is widely used aluminum alloys and magnesium, so small mass of the initial version – 1475 kg. In addition, we have the most streamlined serial Jaguar with a drag coefficient of 0.26.

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Elegant Jaguar XE

February 4, 2015 at 20:58

The first test of aluminum sedan, designed to become an entirely new chapter in the history of Jaguar. The car is tipped to competitors BMW 3 Series.
The lightest aluminum body, front suspension with double wishbones – both roadster F-type, the latest modular engine family Ingenium! Work on the new compact sedan British brand has done really huge.
It is this uncompromising approach seems only right creators It is not surprising that a not too successful predecessor news – built on the platform of Ford Mondeo sedan X-Type (2001-2009) – the company’s representatives do not like to remember. And they do not believe XE second attempt to gain a foothold in the D-class, and a completely new chapter in the history of Jaguar.
Machines that have been tested by me in the case – from the pre So talk about the quality of materials and fitting panels interior is premature. In general, it is a pleasure – serious puncture the ergonomics not.

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