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Jaguar F-Type updated: Electric power steering standard; manual, AWD optional

A manual transmission and all-wheel drive have been added to the options list for the revised Jaguar F-type coupe and convertible. For the update, Jaguar has swapped out the current car's hydraulic power steering setup for one that utilises electric assistance...

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2015 Jaguar F-Type AWD : Quicker, more dynamic all-paw Jag revealed
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2015 Jaguar F-Type AWD : Quicker, more dynamic all-paw Jag revealed

A faster and more dynamic all-wheel-drive version of the Jaguar F-Type will debut at the Los Angeles auto show later this month. Jaguar claims the all-wheel-drive F-Type R coupe will become the quickest car in its line-up, accelerating from standstill to 60mph (96.6km/h) in 3...


Jaguar targeting 50:50 for future models
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Jaguar targeting 50:50 for future models

Jaguar will target a 50:50 weight distribution for every new model it produces, believing that it is the optimal layout for balanced and dynamic vehicles. Jaguar XE vehicle engineering manager Jon Darlington told CarAdvice that all models built on the new sedan’s aluminium architecture – and other future models with different underpinnings – would aim to have their weight spread evenly between the front and rear...


Jaguar XE coupe, convertible, wagon, LWB all alive in designer’s sketchpad
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Jaguar XE coupe, convertible, wagon, LWB all alive in designer’s sketchpad

Jaguar design director Ian Callum has created an entire family of vehicles based on the new Jaguar XE in the hope that the range will expand beyond the original sedan. “Put it this way: I know what a wagon would look like, I know what a coupe would look like … and I know what a long-wheelbase would look like,” Callum said at the Paris motor show...


Jaguar XE: AWD on the way; V8, electric supercharging on the table
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Jaguar XE: AWD on the way; V8, electric supercharging on the table

The men behind the Jaguar XE are working on a host of technical upgrades to improve its performance and keep its appeal strong throughout its lifecycle. Jaguar XE program director Nick Miller confirmed the introduction of an all-wheel-drive version would be among the first of these updates, with four-wheel grip crucial in some European markets and the north-eastern states of the US...


2015 Jaguar XE - first look
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2015 Jaguar XE - first look

2014 Paris motor show - Jez delves deeper into the new Jaguar XE - the marque’s new BMW 3-Series challenger.


2015 Jaguar XE range revealed
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2015 Jaguar XE range revealed

The Jaguar XE launch line-up has been revealed in full on the eve of its public debut at the Paris motor show. The range will include five model variants: the entry-level Pure (not pictured), the mid-tier Prestige (in white), and the luxurious Portfolio (in grey), along with the performance-themed R-Sport (in blue), and the hot S (in red) at the top...


Jaguar XE: diesel engine details revealed
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Jaguar XE: diesel engine details revealed

The Jaguar XE sedan’s all-new diesel engine will consume less fuel than a Toyota Prius and produce almost as much torque as the brand’s F-Type sports car. The British luxury car maker today confirmed the XE will initially be available with two tunes of Jaguar Land Rover’s new ‘Ingenium’ 2.0-litre four-cylinder diesel engine...


Jaguar XF : Second-gen large car spied wearing production body panels
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Jaguar XF : Second-gen large car spied wearing production body panels

All eyes may currently be on the brand new Jaguar XE compact sedan, but behind the scenes the British car maker’s focus has shifted to the next class up, with the company hard at work on the second-generation Jaguar XF. Today’s images give us our first look at the new XF wearing its production body panels; the shots coming 10 months after CarAdvice’s spies first captured an early XF mule wearing crudely cut panels from the current car...


Jaguar targeting higher use of recycled materials
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Jaguar targeting higher use of recycled materials

Jaguar says it aims to use 75 per cent recycled material in its cars by 2020. The news comes following the British brand announcing its new XE luxury sedan will be the first car in the world to use a new aluminium alloy known as RC 5754 that is made predominantly of recycled material...


Jaguar F-Type four-cylinder expected
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Jaguar F-Type four-cylinder expected

A new entry-level Jaguar F-Type with a four-cylinder engine appears more likely than ever as the brand ramps up to introduce its new Ingenium range of turbocharged engines. The Ingenium engine line-up will include a variety of different powerplants, including a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel that the brand spoke about at the launch of the all-new Jaguar XE sedan, and a 2...


Jaguar Ingenium engines could range from three to eight cylinders
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Jaguar Ingenium engines could range from three to eight cylinders

The all-new Jaguar Ingenium engine line-up may expand to include powerplants ranging from three to eight cylinders in size. Jaguar XE chief programme manager Nick Miller told CarAdvice at the launch of the new mid-size model that the engine range is modular, much like the new architecture upon which the XE is built...


Jaguar in no rush to add hybrid models
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Jaguar in no rush to add hybrid models

The new Jaguar Ingenium engine range is capable of handling hybrid components, but the brand has suggested it is in no hurry to push through hybrid models across its range. Nick Miller, Jaguar chief programme engineer for the all-new XE – the first model fitted with the company’s new Ingenium engines, initially with a 2...


Jaguar XE debuts InControl media system
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Jaguar XE debuts InControl media system

The all-new 2015 Jaguar XE will debut a new infotainment system known as InControl, which the brand claims connects the car, driver and the outside world. The InControl system is centred around an 8.0-inch touchscreen in the guts of the Jaguar XE's centre console, and can be accessed using a plain speech voice control system at any level, according to Jaguar, “without navigating through menus, so drivers can keep their eyes on the road”...


2015 Jaguar XE styling : Hit or Miss?
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2015 Jaguar XE styling : Hit or Miss?

The all-new 2015 Jaguar XE returns its famed British-based maker to the mid-sized market dominated by the BMW 3 Series, Mercedes-Benz C-Class and Audi A4.  In the luxury car game worldwide, this is where the big volume lies, and it’s where the big players thrive...


2015 Jaguar XE revealed
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2015 Jaguar XE revealed

The much-anticipated all-new 2015 Jaguar XE has been revealed. The vital new luxury model from the British brand is being touted as “a true driver’s car” that “redefines the concept of the sports saloon”, one that will take on the likes of the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class, not to mention the BMW 3 Series and Audi A4...


Jaguar XE to spawn new family of models; production C-X17 SUV confirmed
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Jaguar XE to spawn new family of models; production C-X17 SUV confirmed

The all-new Jaguar XE will spawn the introduction of a range of different body styles including a production version of the Jaguar C-X17 concept SUV, it has been revealed. Speaking with CarAdvice at the reveal of the all-new 2015 Jaguar XE sedan in London, the chief programme engineer for the car, Nick Miller, said there’s more to come off the new modular architecture that underpins the all-new sedan...


Jaguar Mark 2 restoration by Ian Callum to be produced in limited numbers
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Jaguar Mark 2 restoration by Ian Callum to be produced in limited numbers

Classic Motor Cars has announced that it will be produce a limited number of the restomodded Jaguar Mark 2 sedans based on one it crafted for Jaguar designer Ian Callum. Last week Classic Motor Cars (CMC) took the covers off a restored and modified Jaguar Mark 2 that it had produced in collaboration with Jaguar's current design director, Ian Callum...


Jaguar XE SVR to chase after BMW M3, Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG - report
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Jaguar XE SVR to chase after BMW M3, Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG - report

Jaguar will take on the BMW M3 and the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG with a high performance version of the XE, which will likely be dubbed the Jaguar XE SVR. According to Auto Express, the car will be powered by a version of the 5.0-litre supercharged V8 seen in the F-Type. For the Jaguar XE SVR, the engine will be tuned to deliver 365kW of power and will be tied to an eight-speed automatic transmission...


2015 Jaguar XE interior sketched out: Will feature remote smartphone control, laser head-up display
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2015 Jaguar XE interior sketched out: Will feature remote smartphone control, laser head-up display

The new Jaguar XE will feature an 8-inch touchscreen and a laser head-up display, as well as a smartphone app which can remotely control a host of car functions. Prior to today, Jaguar has given the world a sneak peak of the XE's front end, as well as its overall shape. The Tata-owned luxury brand has also detailed the car's lightweight aluminium construction and its new family of Ingenium engines...