Jaguar Land Rover India Ltd. (JLRIL) announced that it will launch the new XE sedan on February 3rd at the 2016 Auto Expo in Delhi. The new Jaguar XE will be the most affordable product from the iconic British carmaker in the Indian market. The new Jaguar car will be offered with two petrol powertrain producing 200PS and 240PS respectively. Jaguar has also started accepting bookings for the new XE sedan throughout its dealership network and it is expected that deliveries for the first batch will commence by mid-February.
Speaking about the announcement, Rohit Suri, President, Jaguar Land Rover India Ltd (JLRIL), said, “The All-New Jaguar XE displays levels of innovation never seen before in this segment. Coming from an impeccable lineage of extraordinary Jaguar sports saloons, we are confident that XE’s thrilling performance and dynamic design will set a new standard for excellence and will be a game changer in the segment. The launch of All-New Jaguar XE in petrol in February this year will flag-off our journey to enter into a new territory and mark a significant milestone in the expansion of Jaguar’s product offering in India.”
The design of the Jaguar XE is truly modern and attractive. It has a good mix of Jaguar family design cues in all its major elements. The interior design of the Jaguar XE boasts of a youthful character; it has a good mix of vibrancy and elegance that is required in this class of car. The Jaguar XE is expected to be priced around Rs 38 lakh ex-showroom for the base variant. The entry-luxury offering from Jaguar will take on the likes of the BMW 3-series, new Mercedes-Benz C-class and the Audi A4. The XE will be an important product for Jaguar as it forms bulk of its sales and also help the leaping cat brand spread deeper in the market and be more accessible to consumers.