- Jaguar Land Rover launch locally-built Jaguar XF in India
- Jaguar XF receives a new 2.2-litre diesel engine
- XF 2.2 is priced at Rs. 44.5 lakhs
Jaguar has finally decided to go the local way with commencing production of the Jaguar XF saloon at its facility in Pune, India. This is also the first time the company will build cars outside its UK facility.
Jaguar also used this opportunity to launch the XF with the company’s acclaimed 2.2-litre diesel engine, which is coming to the Indian market for the first time and may find it’s place in the 2013 Freelander and Evoque. The Jaguar’s will be built alongside Land Rover Freelander 2 vehicles which have been produced in Pune since May 2011.
The locally built Jaguar XF 2.2-litre diesel car comes with an array of standard features such as: rear view camera, TV Tuner, navigation System, front passenger seat away, touch screen, gear shifting paddles, full size spare wheel, electric sunroof, rear screen electric blind and eight-speed automatic transmission.
Jaguar also updated the other variants with a new eight-speed ZF transmission which is standard across the XF range for all petrol and diesel powerplants. The eight-speed ZF transmission offers better economy, reduced emissions and smoother acceleration compared to the previous six-speed equipped models.
An array of upgrades available as standard features such as: rear view camera, TV Tuner, navigation system, optimized audio and navigation controls, front passenger seat away, touch screen, gear shifting paddles, full size spare wheel, electric sunroof and rear screen electric blind.
2.2-litre i4 Turbodiesel
The 2.2 i4 Td offers a smooth, refined and muscular power delivery ideally suited to Jaguar’s sporting saloon. This variant offers 190PS with a torque measure of 450Nm. This version also benefits from engine management refinements that reduce emissions and improve fuel economy.
3.0-litre V6 Turbodiesel
The 275PS version of the 3.0 V6 Td fitted to the XF receives the eight-speed gearbox for the 2013MY and delivers reduced emissions and improved efficiency.
5.0-litre V8 Petrol Supercharged
Now in its third generation, Jaguar’s powerful and charismatic 5.0 V8 petrol has won plaudits across the globe in both naturally-aspirated and supercharged variants. This all-alloy engine features a host of technologies that allow it to generate its power in a highly efficient manner, including direct injection, dual independent variable cam timing and a Roots-type twin-vortex, intercooled supercharger.
The 510PS XFR sports saloon benefits from the same combination of eight-speed automatic gearbox allowing it to offer an unrivalled blend of efficiency and excitement.