Jaguar has launched a new diesel powered version of its XE sedan in India. The new MY17 XE diesel is powered by 2.0-litre turbo diesel engine producing 177hp of peak power. The engine is mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission. The new offering is available in three variants – Pure, Prestige and Portfolio. The new variant is priced at INR 38.25 lakh ex-Delhi, which is INR 1 lakh more than its petrol powered sibling.
Salient features of the XE diesel include Jaguar Drive Control, Torque Vectoring by Braking, All Surface Progress Control, Meridian Sound System (380W), Sliding Panoramic Sunroof and 8-inch Touch Screen with InControl Touch Infotainment system
The new 2.0 litre diesel XE will be sold alongside the 2.0 litre petrol version which is already on sale across India. The XE makes use of a light-weight Aluminum Architecture which employs aerospace tech for optimum performance.
Rohit Suri, Managing Director, Jaguar Land Rover India Ltd. (JLRIL), said “The XE has been a very successful model from the Jaguar family and with the Jaguar XE diesel, we are confident of further expanding our customer base in the country.”
The Jaguar range in India includes F–TYPE, F-PACE, New XF and the XE.
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