In agreement of looks, the XJ will be the aboriginal of a new bearing of Jaguars. As such, elements from its architecture will eventually clarify bottomward to added models in the range.
It will sit on new aluminium underpinnings that will eventually affirm assorted models from both Jaguar and Land Rover. Indeed, amid the new cars planned to use the belvedere is a new ‘Road Rover’ affluence SUV that’s appointed to go on auction appear the end of abutting year.
Both the Road Rover and the XJ will affection two electric motors – one on anniversary axle, giving them four-wheel drive. And while Jaguar hasn’t appear any abstruse capacity yet, we apperceive the aggregation will be targeting a 0-60mph dart time of beneath than bristles seconds and a real-world ambit of about 300 miles. For reference, Jaguar’s electric SUV, the I-Pace, managed 292 afar on the official WLTP test, although that fell to 253 afar in our Real Ambit test.
Jaguar has experimented with electrification on the XJ before, with 2009’s XJ Limo Green prototype. That car featured an electric motor and a 1.2-litre petrol agent as a range-extender, acceptation the agent recharged the car’s array back it was depleted. The XJ Limo Green’s single electric motor could ability the car for up to 30 afar at a time.
The new XJ’s accession should be able-bodied timed, with the I-Pace accepting angry the active of buyers attractive for an electric Jaguar. In particular, the new XJ is tasked with growing Jaguar’s bazaar allotment in China and the US.
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