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Jaguar XE launched in India with 2.0-litre diesel engine at Rs 38.25 lakh

The XE was launched in January 2016 with a 2.0-litre petrol engine, and priced at ₹ 37.25 lakh. The 2.0-litre diesel variant comes at lakh more.

autos Updated: Jun 03, 2017 17:23 IST
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Jaguar XE was launched in petrol variant in January 2016.
Jaguar XE was launched in petrol variant in January 2016.(Handout photo)

Jaguar launched a diesel version of its entry-level luxury sedan -- the XE -- in India at Rs 38.25 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) on Monday, costlier by only a lakh rupees than the petrol variant.

The Jaguar XE diesel is powered by 2.0-litre engine that generates 180PS (32 kW) power when connected to a 8-speed automatic transmission. It comes in three variants – Pure, Prestige and Portfolio.

The XE was launched in January 2016 with a 2.0-litre petrol engine, and priced at ₹ 37.25 lakh.

Launching the diesel XE, Jaguar Land Rover India MD Rohit Suri said, “The XE is based on Jaguar’s light-weight aluminum architecture which uses expertise derived from the aerospace industry to deliver premium vehicle characteristics in performance and refinement, demonstrating the true sporting character of the acclaimed Jaguar F-TYPE.”

The XE comes loaded with features such as the Jaguar drive control, torque vectoring by braking, all surface progress control, Meridian sound system (380 W), sliding panoramic sunroof and 8-inch touchscreen with InControl Touch Infotainment System, which further enhance Jaguar XE’s appeal.