I agree with him, I don’t think an SUV would be the right car for Jaguar to make. A crossover Sportbreak could look good though. It’s nice to see some brands are still keeping their heritage and brand principles in mind unlike Mini for example…
Not to mention Bentley too (but the less said about their EXP 9F abomination the better). I don’t think a jacked-up XF Sportbrake would be a bad idea either.
He pretty much hit the nail on the head. TATA is bankrolling all future projects and seeing as they have Land Rover making some top notch SUV’s, why would they need Jaguar to make one? Jaguar does all the Sedan/Coupe type cars, and LR/RR can stick to SUV/4WD vehicles. Seeing as they both operate in the upper luxury markets, they seem to have all bases covered.
this looks like a wagon not an suv
That’s because it is a wagon.
They should put the LR 4X4/AWD system under the XF and give it a it of lift. Imagine an XF V6 Diesel Wagon to go against A6 Allroad?
Seems like a good idea. Crossovers sell well, are really practical and can look really good. I don’t know why so many people hate brands like Jaguar and Bentley making SUVs and crossovers, they’re just a body shape, nothing to get heated about.
just as a matter of interest where does all the Sportbrake terminology come from – never heard of it 2 years ago now everybody is at it? What does it mean? I think some of them are also called shooting brake?
Maybe shooting is considered too violent.
it sounds like they have their priorities right. A two-seat sports car and a 3-series rival seem to be the most logical next steps – and with Land Rover doing the Range Rover Evoque, why would Jag build an SUV?
Amazing how much better the product planning (and product) is now they are no longer shackled by Ford.
ok… even jaguar wants to make suv.
what i really don’t understand is… why would tata even consider making jag suv.
i mean, they already have land rover, and they are already making stunning suvs.
wonder what’s next? land rover makes sedan and small cars?
whatever you do jaguar, don’t create some mutant offspring that even its own mother find it hard to love, like bentley did.
nice reading skills
I think that Jaguar actually did a good job on the SUV. I wonder how much it costs…….
What SUV? Jaguar was simply considering building one. They havent actually gone ahead and built one yet.
He should design an SUV! Not for Jaguar but for Land Rover. This man is the greatest designer of all time. Imagine how good the Evoque or the DC100 could have looked if Ian Callum had designed them. Gerry McGovern just hasn’t got it.