The Jaguar XK will be agilely phased out in the summer, but Jaguar is already alive on its added upmarket successor, set to be pitched as a beyond 2 2 admirable tourer to booty on the Bentley Continental GT and new Mercedes S-Class Coupe.
Our absolute images appearance how the archetypal could booty architectonics cues from the F-Type and access its dimensions, acceptable added of an XJ Coupe than an colossal F-Type.
A beyond grille, chrome-ringed lower air intakes and accumbent instead of vertical headlights set it afar from its sportier brother, although the able-bodied rear wheelarches, abounding curve and wraparound tail-lamps tie the two cars together.
Although Jaguar awash about 54,000 XKs over its lifetime, alone 4,000 begin homes aftermost year – abundantly because the faster F-Type has been demography sales from it. The new car will alpha from £100,000 to put aurora amid it and the F-Type.
There’s acceptable to be a best of supercharged V6 and V8 petrol engines, plus, for the aboriginal time, a six-cylinder diesel, while the belvedere is believed to be a continued adaptation of the F-Type’s aluminium architecture. Don’t apprehend to see the new GT for several years, though, as Jag enters one of the busiest periods in its history.
With the F-Type Coupe and Convertible now on sale, its abutting new car will be the XE babyish alehouse – due in mid-2015 with an all-new iQ[Al] aluminium architecture. Then, in aboriginal 2016, comes an SUV (below) application the aforementioned anatomy and previewed by the C-X17 concept.
Coupe and acreage versions of the XE are accepted in 2016, with an all-new iQ[Al]-based XF afterward appear the end of that year. This agency we’ll accept to delay until 2017 at atomic afore we see a new XJ and the car apparent here.
Read added about the new babyish Jaguar, the XE saloon.