It is official. The brand new 2017 Jaguar XE is ready to hit the market. It will be better than ever and it will show many interesting changes.
Exterior design and improvements
2017 Jaguar XE is going to be absolutely amazing. It will bring many improvements which will make it even more popular among sport sedan’s fans. First of all, it will be built on all-new aluminum modular architecture. Its structure is made of lightweight 6000-series high-strength aluminum which will make it much lighter than the previous model. This will improve its aerodynamic, fuel economy, handling and performance. Speaking of the exterior, new Jaguar will look powerful, sleek and sporty. It will feature a long hood and short rear end. The front fascia will get large grille, narrow headlights, and prominent air intakes. It will ride on standard 17-inch wheels. However, it will be offered with optional 18- to 20-inch wheels. On the rear end, we will notice redesigned taillights and bumper inspired by the XF model. 2017 Jaguar XE will be available in following trim levels: XE, XE Premium, XE Prestige and XE R-Sport.
Interior and technology
Inside, 2017 Jaguar XE is going to be revised and upgraded. It will get high quality materials and we will notice some wood details and aluminum and black accents. The seats will be covered with high quality cloth. However, higher trim levels will feature leather upholstery. It will be offered with all new infotainment systems. InControl Touch infotainment system will come with an eight-inch screen, and InControl Touch Pro system will come with a larger 10.2-inch screen. Some of the features included will be navigation, Bluetooth, audio system with eleven speakers and so on.
2017 Jaguar XE powertrain
2017 Jaguar XE will be offered with several types of engine. The one is a 2.0-liter Ingenium diesel engine with the output of 180 horses and 318 pound-feet of torque. The second is a 2.0-liter four cylinder GTDI engine. This one will be able to make 240 horsepower and 251 pound-feet of torque. The last option is a 3.0-liter V6 supercharged engine. This engine will be able to deliver 340 horsepower and 332 pound-feet of torque. It will be able to hit 60 mph in 5.1 seconds. Its top speed is 120 mph. All the engines are coupled to a ZF eight-speed automatic gearbox.
Release date and price
2017 Jaguar XE should hit the market later this year. When it comes to the price, it is expected to be around $34,900 for the base model.