2016 Jaguar XJ Improvements and Engine

Long awaited 2016 Jaguar XJ is finally coming back on the market. This luxury vehicle will receive mid-cycle update and we can expect new features inside.

Design of exterior

2016 Jaguar XJ is a full size vehicle which will appear with the same powerful look. However, we will see many redesigned details all over the body. The first mayor change will be its reduced weight. With the usage of aluminum and other lighter materials, new Jaguar will be more aerodynamic. Also, it will show better performance. Speaking of the exterior design, it will undergo modification both on the front and rear fascia. The front end will feature slightly redesign mesh grille. The headlamps should also undergo some minor refreshments. It will get new front bumper too. The air intakes will be revised and will have different shape. On the rear end, we will notice new bumper and redesigned exhaust pipes. Taillights will be slightly redesigned too. With many improvements and redesign, it could stand next to its main competitors: Mercedes S Class, BMW 7 Series and Audi A8.

2016 Jaguar XJ side

Interior design of 2016 Jaguar XJ

When it comes to interior design, 2016 Jaguar XJ will not differ much from the current model. It will continue to have a spacious and comfortable cabin as always. It will get leather upholstery and plenty of leg and headroom for all the occupants. The cabin will be luxurious and modern. As for the equipment, it will get new InControl Touch multimedia system. We can also expect new audio system navigation, Bluetooth, climate control, blind spot monitoring, airbags and many other features.

2016 Jaguar XJ dashboard

Types of engine and transmission

Under the hood of 2016 Jaguar XJ will be placed few engines. It will continue to be powered with a 2.0-liter four cylinder turbocharged engine. The other option is a 3.0-liter V6 supercharged engine. It is able to make 340 horsepower and 332 pound-feet of torque. It will also get a new a 5.0-liter supercharged V8 engine. With this powertrain it will be able to reach amazing 550 horsepower and 500 pound-feet of torque. As for the transmission, it will be paired with an 8-speed ZF automatic gearbox.

2016 Jaguar XJ rear view

Release date and expected price

It is still not official when the new 2016 Jaguar XJ will appear on the market. We assume that it won’t be before 2016, maybe not even before the year after that. As for the price, we believe that it won’t be under $90,000 but it is not yet confirmed.

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