Jaguar launches 2016 XJ in India

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Jaguar Land Rover India introduced the Model Year 2016 Jaguar XJ flagship luxury saloon in the Indian market. The Jaguar XJ in launched in three variants and 2 engine options – 2.0 petrol and 3.0 diesel.

The 2016 Jaguar XJ with exterior and interior enhancements along with updated engines.

2016 Jaguar XJ prices:

  • XJ 2.0L (177 kW) Petrol Portfolio: Rs. 99.23 Lakhs
  • XJ 3.0L (221 kW) Diesel Premium Luxury: Rs. 98.03 Lakhs
  • XJ 3.0L (221 kW) Diesel Portfolio : Rs. 105.42 Lakhs

Note: All prices are ex-showroom, pre-octroi in Mumbai

The 2016 XJ comes with a choice of 2.0 litre 177 kW turbocharged petrol engine and 3.0 221 kW turbocharged diesel engine. The 2.0L petrol engine develops 177 kW and 340 Nm torque and does 0-100 km/h in 7.9 seconds.

The new 3.0L diesel engine offers improved performance, capable of 0-100 km/h in 6.2 seconds with 700 Nm of torque. Exteriors:

The new changes include a more upright front grille design with mesh detail. The grille is framed by new energy efficient full-LED headlights, sporting Jaguar’s unique ‘Double J’ Daytime Running Light design. At the rear, updates continue with elliptical tailpipes, a revised bumper design and new tail lights incorporating LED technology.

On the inside the XJ gets a high-definition Instrument Panel Display. The 31.24 cm TFT screen displays the speed, fuel and temperature gauges and it can be set to display the most relevant information, depending on the situation and set up.

This multi-layered virtual display has been remodeled and combines a new design and graphical interface, adding advanced functionality to ensure that the right settings are selected. The Instrument Panel Display is fully integrated with the 20.32 cm Touch-screen to put all information behind the wheel or on the centre console.

The front seats feature fine-tuned electric adjustment and 5 different massage programmes. The rear features airline-style reclining seats complete with 3 massage programmes and memory. They can be programmed to return to an upright position when the door is opened and a ‘front passenger seat away’ function allows rear occupants to move the empty front passenger seat forward to increase legroom and aid access.

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The rear cabin is further enhanced with individual 25.90 cm HD screens for the rear passenger. The centre armrest houses the multimedia remote and front and rear seat controls, as well as providing useful storage. Folding business tables, LED reading lights, drop-in footrests and electric side rear window blinds are also available to add comfort, convenience and privacy.

The 2016 XJ gets All Surface Progress Control (ASPC) technology which is a low speed cruise control that helps the car to cope with low traction situations. ASPC allows one to concentrate on steering the vehicle and when activated, one can use the cruise control buttons to set a ‘target’ speed between 3.6 km/h and 30 km/h. The system then works to achieve and maintain that speed while exerting optimum traction control.

The InControl Touch Pro enhances entertainment to the very highest level. The 20.32 cm Touch-screen at the heart of the centre console is large and highly-responsive with a customizable home screen and lightning fast response time. Pinpoint touch control allows one to manipulate and interact with information swiftly and seamlessly. The Touch-screen responds in the same manner as a smartphone or tablet computer, providing multi-touch gestures such as pinch, zoom and swipe.

The XJ Portfolio derivatives come equipped with the MeridianTM 825W Digital Surround Sound System which uses 20 speakers including 2 subwoofers.

Customers have a wide variety of 8 colour options to choose from on the New Jaguar XJ such as Polaris White, Rhodium Silver, Ammonite Grey, Dark Sapphire, Odyssey Red, Aurora Red, British Racing Green and Ultimate Black.

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