The first Jaguar model in India to have Ingenium diesel engine, Jaguar XF has now been launched on Wednesday at a starting price of Rs. 49.50 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The all new premium sedan standing beside the most beautiful diva of Bollywood, Jacqueline Fernandez, was looking mesmerizing and both were complimenting each other’s presence. The Indo-Brit automaker has announced that the delivery of the all new Jaguar XF will start from the end of September 2016, for which the booking has already been started with a token amount of Rs. 5 lakh.
At the launch event, Rohit Suri, the President of JLR India, expressed his feelings and said, “Over the years, Jaguar XF has gained immense popularity and success in the Indian market and we are excited to offer the all-new Jaguar XF to our discerning and distinguished customers passionate about owning a Jaguar.”
The discerning customers of Jaguar can buy this masterpiece of design and engineering in three different trims called Pure, Prestige and Portfolio that are available with both petrol and diesel engine options. The prices of these trims are given below for your ready reference.
|Variant||Price (ex-showroom, Delhi)|
|Pure||NA||Rs. 49.50 Lakh|
|Prestige||Rs. 55.65 Lakh||Rs. 55.90 Lakh|
|Portfolio||Rs. 61.85 Lakh||Rs. 62.10 Lakh|
The new model of the Jaguar XF shares its design cues from the earlier variant of the same model and has only a few changes to make the new offering look slightly different from the earlier model. The Black glossy engine grill is redesigned along with the air intake in the front bumper which now has a chrome strip underneath to make this car look sleeker on the road.
A few more changes that will catch your eye in this facelift version of the Jaguar XF are a new look headlamp cluster that gives this premium SUV a menacing look, which is further added on by the J blade daytime running lights to give it a distinguished road presence.
As you walk around this gorgeous-looking SUV, you will find that the designers have not made any major changes to its side profile. However, the rear profile is a completely different story. Here you will see the new XF model with round shaped LED tail light cluster, which seems to be inspired from the famous F-Type model of Jaguar.
All the three trims feature same 2.0-litre diesel as well as 2.0-litre of petrol engine attached to an 8-speed automatic transmission gearbox. The power and torque capabilities of these trims are given below for your convenience.
This newly launched beauty reveals more as you give it a closer look. The designers have managed to increase its wheelbase by 51mm, which allowed them to provide an improved 15mm and 24mm of legroom and knee room for the riders.
In addition, you will find a trendy looking 10 colour ambient lighting system, a four-zone climate controller and a new TFT monitor. The aluminium based architecture of the new model has made it 190Kgs lighter than its earlier variant and with a weight distribution of 50:50, the facelift has a better handling capability.