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Jaguar F-Pace Australian demand running hot

Australian demand for the soon-to-launch Jaguar F-Pace crossover is running hot, as the quarter-three launch creeps closer. The first Jaguar crossover SUV will be the rejuvenated British luxury brand’s top-seller here, over the XE sedan...

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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for May 13
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for May 13

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk. Each week we'll bring you a video wrap of the latest goings-on in the automotive industry and in Australia’s new-car market. Every Friday, Tegan Lawson will deliver your hit of headlines from the CarAdvice Garage, giving you a snapshot of what you need to know about the week in news...


Jaguar XE recalled for seat belt fix
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Jaguar XE recalled for seat belt fix

Jaguar has issued a recall for 66 examples of the 2017 XE sedan over a faulty seat belt pre-tensioner. The British manufacturer reports that the driver’s seat belt pre-tensioner may not operate correctly due to incorrect wiring of the vehicle’s restraints control module. In the event of an accident, the pre-tensioner may not operate as required, which increases the potential of injury to the driver...


Jaguar design boss: reports of wagon death greatly exaggerated
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Jaguar design boss: reports of wagon death greatly exaggerated

Jaguar’s design director, Ian Callum, has declared via social media this week that he was misquoted in a recent article that claimed he had ruled out the manufacturer launching any new wagon models. Contrary to a report in industry journal Automotive News - which suggested that the ongoing boom in SUV sales had moved Jaguar to rule out new wagons - Callum said in a tweet that he had only confirmed there wouldn’t be an XE-based wagon...


2016 Jaguar XE and XF sedans recalled for fuel-hose fix
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2016 Jaguar XE and XF sedans recalled for fuel-hose fix

Jaguar Australia has recalled a number of its 2016 XE and XF sedans over fears a fuel-hose issue may cause the engine to stall unexpectedly. According to Jaguar, a low-pressure fuel-feed hose may detach from the fuel filter, causing fuel to leak into the engine bay, increasing the likelihood of the engine stalling...


First Jaguar EV due within the next two years - report
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First Jaguar EV due within the next two years - report

British luxury brand Jaguar is reportedly working to have at least one form of electric powertrain on the market by 2018, according to a new report this week. With its new-generation model onslaught in full swing, including the F-Type, XE, XF, and the soon-to-be-released F-Pace SUV, Jaguar is now reportedly less than two years away from offering its first green car...


Audi, Mazda, Mercedes‐Benz headline 2016 World Car of the Year finalists
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Audi, Mazda, Mercedes‐Benz headline 2016 World Car of the Year finalists

Among the frenzy of super, hyper and mega cars revealed at this week's Geneva motor show, the top three finalists for the 2016 World Car of the Year (WCOTY) award have been announced. With four key categories covered, comprising World Luxury Car, World Performance Car, World Green Car and World Car Design of the Year, the top prize is the coveted title of World Car of the Year...


2016 Jaguar XF Review: first Australian drive
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2016 Jaguar XF Review: first Australian drive

The second-generation Jaguar XF has grown up. The dynamic number has the BMW 5 Series firmly in its crosshairs...


ANCAP concerned about pedestrian deaths: Commends Mercedes-Benz GLC and Jaguar XE for five star ratings
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ANCAP concerned about pedestrian deaths: Commends Mercedes-Benz GLC and Jaguar XE for five star ratings

Reducing pedestrian fatalities must be a strong focus in the realm of vehicle safety in 2016, says Australian independent safety tester ANCAP. The watchdog released a statement this morning citing figures from the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BIT), which found that pedestrian fatalities increased 7.9 per cent across Australia in 2015...


Crash safety stars: Euro NCAP names 2015 Best in Class
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Crash safety stars: Euro NCAP names 2015 Best in Class

Crash safety testers impressed with Volvo XC90, Mercedes-Benz GLC, Jaguar XE, Mazda MX-5, Infiniti Q30 in 2015 Euro NCAP, sister organisation to the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP), has named the cars that impressed most in crash safety tests carried out through 2015...


Medium/large cars coming in 2016
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Medium/large cars coming in 2016

Medium/large cars coming in 2016 Mainstream medium/large cars Ford Falcon XR Sprint – Q1 Skoda Superb – Q1 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack – Q1 Subaru Levorg – mid 2016 Hyundai / Genesis G80 rebranding – late 2016/early 2017 Luxury medium/large cars Audi A4 sedan – February Audi A4 Avant – March/April Infiniti Q70 update – February Jaguar XF – February Lexus GS F – February BMW 750i/750iL – March Jaguar XJ – March BMW 330e – May BMW M4 GTS – June Audi RS6 Avant Performance, RS7 Sportback Performance – Q2 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Plug-in – Q2 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Plug-in – Q2 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe – Q2 Jaguar XE update (infotainment) – first half Audi S8 Plus – mid 2016 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet – Q3 Infiniti Q60 – Q4 Mercedes-Benz E-Class – Q4 Volvo S90 – Q4 BMW 3 Series GT update – second half BMW 4 Series update – second half Infiniti Q50 update – second half Audi S4 sedan and Avant – late 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet – late 2016/early 2017...


2016 European Car of the Year award finalists announced
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2016 European Car of the Year award finalists announced

The jurors for the 2016 European Car of the Year award have handed down a list of the final models in the running for this year’s prize, to be revealed at March’s Geneva motor show. Shortlisted from a group of forty nominees announced in July, today’s list of seven vehicles includes four premium marques and three volume-selling brands...


BMW 330i v Jaguar XE 25t R-Sport v Lexus IS200t F Sport v Mercedes-Benz C250 : Comparison Review
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BMW 330i v Jaguar XE 25t R-Sport v Lexus IS200t F Sport v Mercedes-Benz C250 : Comparison Review

You’re on your way up the corporate ladder, and you need a compact executive car that befits your burgeoning status. Or, perhaps, you’re coming through the other side, flush and looking to downsize without scrimping on class. What do you buy? Tough question. Fact is, if you’re after a sporty and luxurious mid-sized sedan in Australia, you’re embarrassed with riches...


Jaguar Land Rover to double the size of its Ingenium engine plant
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Jaguar Land Rover to double the size of its Ingenium engine plant

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) plans to double the size of the British engine plant where it produces its new modular in-house ‘Ingenium' engines. The plan involves an investment of £450 million ($A940 million), bringing the total spend on the plant — opened last year — to about £1 billion...


2017 Jaguar XE gains new infotainment system
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2017 Jaguar XE gains new infotainment system

The Jaguar XE may have only gone on sale recently in Australia, but an update for the 2017 model year will see a new infotainment system added to the British luxury sedan. The 2017 Jaguar XE range is due on sale in Australia from mid-2016, with the 10.2-inch InControl Touch Pro media unit to be offered as an option on all variants of the updated line-up...


2015 Jaguar XE S Review
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2015 Jaguar XE S Review

The 2015 Jaguar XE S is the sportiest version of the new compact luxury sedan the brand has released so far. It's also surprisingly luxurious...


2015 Jaguar XE 20d Prestige Review
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2015 Jaguar XE 20d Prestige Review

Jaguar's new XE impressed us on racetracks, but how does it handle the daily slog of Sydney streets?


Jaguar F-Pace revealed: Image and video of company's first crossover
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Jaguar F-Pace revealed: Image and video of company's first crossover

The production Jaguar F-Pace crossover SUV has been revealed, sans disguise, 10 days before its world premiere at the Frankfurt motor show. As the first crossover from the iconic 80-year old British/Indian brand, the Jaguar F-Pace represents a seismic shift in company philosophy...


Jaguar gears up for massive global growth
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Jaguar gears up for massive global growth

Jaguar, in the midst of a hyper-sized expansion and overhaul of its model range, is on the precipice of significant volume growth over the next few years. It’s not simply enough, says the company, to widen its range of offerings on the back of shared architectures, and to return the focus to on-road dynamism above everything else...


2016 Jaguar XE Review
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2016 Jaguar XE Review

The Jaguar XE gives the rejuvenated brand a real presence in the mid-sized luxury market. It might even set a new dynamic benchmark…...