After launching XE and XF, Jaguar will update its sedan lineup with new and upgraded XJ model. British manufacturer presented official information about its new model which will start selling in autumn. This new XJ is described as the most dynamic and the most recognizable luxury sedan which will be available on the market. The biggest changes on this new model are the new LED headlights, new leather inside and upgraded infotainment system. It will come in XJ Luxury, XJ Premium Luxury, XJ Portfolio, XJ R-Sport, XJR and XJ Autobiography trim levels. Its biggest competitor is 2016 BMW 7 Series.
Engine and specs
If we talk about engine options, drivetrain selections, wheelbase lengths, and trim levels, the updated XJ remains to supply a selection of configurations, as well as Jaguar has functioned to additional differentiate them from each other. The base version carries the 340-horsepower, 3.0-liter, supercharged V6 as well as can be defined with rear- or four-wheel drive. There are normal and also long wheelbase variations, and also in R-Sport and Portfolio trim lines (the previous now coming standard in the much shorter vehicle). Though the entire array is supercharged, the model designated as the XJ Supercharged packs a 470-hp version of the company’s famous 5.0-liter force-fed V8, while the performance flagship XJR loads the very same engine but with 550 hp (once again in either wheelbase) and also now comes requirement with the Black Pack.Autobiography will be available with the diesel or 503 hp V8.
Starting with the front end, it can be notice a bigger grille with a square shape that sits flat on the nose and also has Bentley-like chrome mesh. The headlights are the most significant revision, as they now feature LED innovation and 4 J-shaped accent sheets. The form of the front air vents has also been simplified. Around the back, changes are not that obvious, yet refined improvements have actually been made in the bumper design.
2016 Jaguar XJ interior changes
If we look inside the most of the updates have actually been in the area of technology attributes. The interface is developed around Jaguar’s InControl Touch Pro infotainment system, which includes an 8.0-inch touch-screen display and also supplies seamless iOS and also Android connectivity, a Wi-Fi hotspot as well as a Meridian premium audio system. The primary tool collection contains a reconfigurable 12.3-inch display that now provides full-screen navigation display screen, and also collaborating with a mobile phone app you can have complete door-to-door assistance. For those which prefer to use in the back, a new rear-seat entertainment plan is additionally being provided.
Release date and price
The 2016 Jaguar XJ will go on sale this autumn and the basic version will have 3.0 l engine.If we talk about the price the XJ Luxury starts from $90,800, XJ Premium Luxury from $97,160, XJ Portfolio from $108,060 and the XJR from $143,209. The Autobiography diesel starts at $124,372, while the Autobiography V8 retails for $154,980.
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