With the possibility of a new BMW 3 Series looming big on the horizon, the group over at Jaguar should be getting a sweat on. A huge one. A facelifted variation of the present Jaguar XE is for that reason required, and quickly.
The good news is, our spies have actually captured that extremely model going through screening. What changes can we anticipate? Well, you ‘d need to presume absolutely nothing substantial sufficient to stop the BMW juggernaut, however possibly adequate to keep it in its sights. That implies revised exterior and interior fittings and the capacity for a 48V power supply and resulting mild-hybrid technology.
2019 Jaguar XE Price and Release Date
The 2019 Jaguar isn’t most likely to cost a big lot more than the present model, which begins with ₤ 31,500 and (if you disregard the left-hand-drive Project 8) peaks ₤ 45,600. That would keep it broadly in line with options such as the BMW 3 Series, Mercedes C-Class and Audi A4, which is itself in line for a facelift.
2019 Jaguar XE Styling
If there’s something that does not require to change about the 2019 Jaguar XE it is its styling. Its ground-hugging grille and piercing headlights still look business so do not anticipate anything enormously new, however, Jaguar would not have actually troubled putting the heavy camouflage on the car in our photos if actually, absolutely nothing had actually altered. The XE’s streaming flanks and carefully muscled wheel arches will likewise remain the very same however you can anticipate a token choice of new alloy wheels varying from 19 to 20 inches in size. The back, on the other hand, will get the very same treatment as the front with ever-so-slightly improved bumpers and upgraded LED tail lights.
2019 Jaguar XE Interior
The 2019 Jaguar XE’s interior is a location that would take advantage of attention– the present XE currently experiences construct quality that simply can’t rather match competitors and an infotainment system that’s a touch unintuitive. Regrettably, it’s just most likely to be the previous that’ll enhance. Anticipate to see new, higher-quality plastics and modified trim pieces– however absolutely nothing at all radical.
2019 Jaguar XE Engines
If ‘extreme’ is what you’re trying to find then you’re more than likely to discover it in the 2019 Jaguar XE’s engines and electrical system. That’s due to the fact that some versions are tipped to be relocating to a 48V electrical system that might be utilized to power the car’s water pump and air-conditioning system.
Easing the engine from straight powering (through a belt) these high-demand ancillaries would assist increase fuel economy– such a system might possibly assist the present 200hp 2.0-litre i4p petrol enhance its fuel economy from its present 38.7 mpg figure to more like 45mpg. The exact same system might likewise power a big starter motor that might chime in with instant push for brief bursts of velocity.
All of which sounds interesting, however just time will inform if it suffices to keep the XE competitive with the new BMW 3 Series.