2012 Jaguar XE


Distant descendant of the E-Type, Jaguar that could take the name of XE, which was filed recently by the manufacturer. With a price of Appeal about € 45,000, it should pick up the noises of the Porsche Cayman / Boxster, Audi TT and the BMW Z4. Especially a roadster version is also scheduled. What to bring some fresh blood to a range that will soon be reduced to three models. It remains to be patient if no date is set yet, the marketing of the Jaguar XE should not occur before 2012.

With the X-Type, arrested soon, Jaguar has failed in its strategy in line of descent: the BMW 3 Series, Audi A4 and Mercedes C-Class remained elusive. But the English brand has not renounced its expanding range of models. Ian Callum, the design director, confirmed that a draft small cut was in the cards. For now, the information remains incomplete. But one thing is certain: this new sport will prove much more compact and affordable than the XK (bottom), which starts at around € 90,000. It should also adopt a structure and an aluminum body, became a hallmark of the British manufacturer.

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