Locally assembled Jaguar XJ L launched at Rs. 92.1 lakh

  • May 23, 2014

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Jaguar has introduced a locally assembled version of it’s flagship model, the XJ L in the country with prices starting at Rs. 92.1 lakh (ex-showroom Mumbai). The locally assembled version of the Jaguar XJ L is powered by a 3.0 litre V6 turbo diesel engine developing 275PS @ 4,000 rpm and 600Nm of torque @ 2,000 rpm. The engine is mated to an eight-speed automatic gearbox that in synergy give the Jaguar XJ L 3.0L luxury limousine a 0-100 km/h time of 6.4 seconds while top speed is electronically limited to 250 km/h. The Jaguar XJ L 3.0L is claimed to return a fuel efficiency figure of 12.9 km/l. Jaguar has launched the locally assembled XJ L in two versions, namely, Premium Luxury and Portfolio.

Jaguar has extended the already lengthy equipment list of the XJ L with a few added more features in this model that include changes at the back to pamper rear seat occupants to a new level with more headroom, LED reading lights, electrically operated rear side window blinds an upgraded rear seat comfort pack with three massage seat functions, 10.2 inch entertainment screens and a new business table.

“We are delighted to introduce the flagship of the Jaguar brand, the epitome of extraordinary luxury, the XJ as locally manufactured, at an extremely competitive price point in the luxury saloon segment in India. The new 2014 XJ with new innovative features is bound to have an enhanced appeal for the discerning and successful individuals with a refined taste for elegant British style, luxury, design and sophistication,” said, Rohit Suri, Vice President, Jaguar Land Rover, India.

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The Jaguar XJ L is also available with the choice of a four cylinder 2.0 litre petrol engine developing 240PS of power @ 5,500 rpm and 340Nm of torque @ 1,750 rpm. This engine too is mated to the eight-speed automatic gearbox and gives the car a 0-100 km.h time of 7.5 seconds and a top speed of 241 km/h. The top-of-the-line Jaguar XJ comes with the company’s 5.0 litre supercharged V8 petrol engine that develops 517PS of power and 624Nm of torque.

In India, the Jaguar XJ L 3.0 litre diesel competes with the likes of the Audi A8 L 3.0 litre diesel that is priced at Rs. 1.13 crore (ex-showroom Delhi), the BMW 7 Series 730Ld that is priced at Rs. 1.03 crore (ex-showroom Delhi) and the Mercedes-Benz S-Class S500 which at the moment is only available with a 4.7 litre petrol engine and is priced at Rs. 1.36 crore (ex-showroom Delhi).

The Jaguar XJ L 3.0 litre is assembled at Jaguar Land Rover India's plant in Chakan near Pune, Maharashtra where the company also assembles units of the Jaguar XF executive luxury sedan and the Land Rover Freelander 2 luxury SUV at the facility.

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