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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...

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...

Jaguar XE pricing and specifications

The long-awaited Jaguar XE luxury sedan is here at last, and primed to take it up to dominant Germans such as the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and BMW 3 Series. The Jaguar XE marks a return to this part of the market for the Indian-owned iconic British car-maker, six years after the demise of the Ford-based X-Type...

Jaguar XE Australian pricing and specifications

The all-new Jaguar XE will go on sale from September 1, priced from $60,400 plus on-road costs — $1100 less than its BMW 320i nemesis. Jaguar’s mid-sized sedan — naturally, also pitched as the British answer to the market-topping Mercedes-Benz C-Class (priced from $60,900) — is a vital conquest car for the brand as it seeks to carve out a bigger share of Australia’s booming luxury market...

Jaguar XE built for vital conquest

The all-new Jaguar XE sedan, which is being launched to the international media in Spain this week, is expected to attract up to a 95 per cent conquest rate – that is, new buyers to British luxury brand. “It’s the first time, certainly for many years, that Jaguar has had an entrant in this segment, so we’re talking to a whole new group of consumers that have never been able to afford a Jaguar, therefore consider a Jaguar," said the company's global PR director Richard Agnew...

Jaguar XE: Initial specifications revealed - UPDATED

Specifications of the Jaguar XE have appeared on the car maker’s public website three months out from the highly anticipated mid-sized sedan’s Australian launch. The configurator, based on global information about the new Jaguar XE, lists five variants (Pure, Prestige, R-Sport, Portfolio and S) and four engines (a 2.0-litre four-cylinder diesel, two tunes of a 2...

Jaguar XE to enter "bloody competitive" segment, admits local boss

The upcoming Jaguar XE will launch into a "bloody competitive" segment when it arrives in August, admits the company’s local boss. Jaguar’s mid-sized luxury sedan will look to hit the ground running as it seeks to take market share away from its well-established and highly competitive German rivals...

Jaguar XE E-Performance diesel spied with new blue E badge

CarAdvice’s spy photographers have snapped the entry-level Jaguar XE E-Performance diesel for the first time on public roads in the UK. Shots of the black sedan’s blue E boot badge sent the online rumour mill into overdrive last night with speculation that Jaguar was developing an electric version of its new C-Class-rivalling mid-sized model...

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

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

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...