2016 Jaguar XJ Launched in India with exterior tweaks, added equipment list and an uprated 3.0-litre diesel engine delivering 296 hp
Jaguar Land Rover India Ltd. (JLRIL) today launched the 2016 version of its flagship luxury sedan, the XJ, at starting price of Rs. 98.03 lakh (ex-showroom, pre-octroi in Mumbai) for the Indian market. It’s locally produced at the British luxury manufacturer’s Pune facility and will be sold across the 22 authorised dealerships across the country.
The 2016 Jaguar XJ comes available with a choice of 237 hp turbocharged petrol engine and 296 hp turbo-diesel engine. The power and torque figures of the 2.0-litre petrol mill remains the same as before with the engine delivering 237 hp at 5,500 rpm and 340 Nm of peak torque at 1,750 rpm. However, the 3.0-litre twin-turbo V6 has been uprated to pump out 296 hp as against 271 hp of the outgoing model and 700 Nm of peak torque which is 100 Nm more compared to the XJ it succeeds.
With the improved numbers, the facelifted Jaguar XJ can go from 0 to 100kmph in just 6.2 seconds whereas the less powerful base petrol variant can achieve 0-100kmph in 7.9 seconds. The New Jaguar XJ inherits aerodynamically beneficial teardrop body shape for better aero efficiency and has chrome outlined side windows. The new XJ is wider and sits lower for reduced centre of gravity whilst offering spacious cabin and has panaromic glass roof.
The restyled front fascia has new energy efficient full-LED headlamps, ‘Double J’ design Daytime Running Lights, muscular bonnet lines with a central bulge and bolder front grille with criss-cross mesh pattern. At the back, it boasts elliptical exhaust outlets, the bumper design has been revised and above which the new taillamp cluster receives LED treatment with pinstripe graphics.
On the inside, the New Jaguar XJ features 12.29-inch TFT screen display on the instrument panel, InControl Touch Pro infotainment system with with a customisable home screen, improved navigation system, Adaptive Dynamics, Meridian 825W Digital Surround Sound System with 20 speakers, All Surface Progress Control (ASPC) for better traction at lower cruising speeds, 360° Park Distance Control with Surround Camera System for better visibility and safety, Park Assist for stress-free parking, Deployable Rear Seat Entertainment System with 10-inch HD Screens and Quilted Soft Grain Leather Perforated Seats among others.
Customers can choose from eight colour options: Polaris White, Rhodium Silver, Ammonite Grey, Dark Sapphire, Odyssey Red, Aurora Red, British Racing Green and Ultimate Black. The front seats have the facility for electric adjustment and five different massage set-ups. The rear has reclining seats with 3 massage programmes and the long wheel base derivatives provide over a metre of legroom for rear occupants.
The 2016 Jaguar XJ Prices and Derivatives:
1. Jaguar XJ 2.0L (237 hp) Petrol Portfolio: Rs. 99.23 Lakh
2. Jaguar XJ 3.0L (296 hp) Diesel Premium Luxury: Rs. 98.03 Lakh
3. Jaguar XJ 3.0L (296 hp) Diesel Portfolio : Rs. 1.05 crore
(ex-showroom price, pre-octroi in Mumbai)