Tag Archives: Jaguar XE News

Jaguar Project 8 XE reveals its full fury on the dyno

There are many examples of automakers underrating their performance products. The latest data point is Jaguar's XE SV Project 8. Harry Metcalfe of the Harry's Garage YouTube channel took his own example of the super sedan over to a friend's dyno and discovered that the quoted 592 crank horsepower figure is well on the conservative side. Jaguar has built a...

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2020 Jaguar XE spy shots

Jaguar's XE is about to receive some updates as evidenced by the recent sighting of camouflaged prototypes in California's Death Valley. The updates are expected to be introduced on a 2020 XE due in showrooms in the second half of next year. While the XE only reached the United States in 2016, as a 2017 model, the small sport sedan has been on sale...

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Here’s what a couple of Le Mans winners think of the Jaguar XE SV Project 8

Jaguar created a monster sedan when it built the XE SV Project 8. The 592-horsepower four-door set a production car record when it went around the 'Ring in just 7:21.23 back in 2017. The full production version is being made even faster and Jaguar has quite the helping hand as the Project 8 enters its final development phase. A pair of Le Mans winners have...

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Jaguar thinks its XE SV super sedan can break its own record at the ‘Ring

Jaguar last year came out with a version of its XE with 592 horsepower and starting price of $188,495. Sure that's steep for a small sport sedan, even one with 592 horses under the hood, but the car, designated an XE SV Project 8, is the fastest four-door production car around the Nürburgring—by a significant margin. Jaguar clocked a 7:21.23 lap...

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Report: Jaguar killing off supercharged V-6 in XE and XF, potentially other cars

If a report from Autocar rings true, it's the end of the line for the Jaguar XE and XF's supercharged 3.0-liter V-6 option. Additionally, other models are reportedly on the chopping block to ditch the engine. Motor Authority reached out to Jaguar for comment and Nathan Hoyt, Product Communications Manager for Jaguar Land Rover North America, said the brand...

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2019 Jaguar XE and XF get 300 Sport trim

Jaguar on Thursday unveiled a new 300 Sport trim for the XE and XF, though the availability of the trim in the United States remains unknown. Introduced for 2019 and designed for models equipped with the standard 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4, the 300 Sport trim adds a number of sporty touches inside and out. There's no missing the 300 Sport badging front...

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Jaguar isn’t planning a V-8 for XE or XF

Well, color us a shade of bummed. After long speculation, Jaguar confirmed we won't see a V-8 engine under the hood of the XE or XF anytime soon. Save for the wild XE SV Project 8, of course. Road & Track reported on Wednesday that the decision partially rests on production volumes. Ian Callum, Jaguar's design director, said the company looks at...

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