New electric Jaguar XJ: the first imageMarch 3, 2018
The British decided to create a rival for the large Tesla Model S sedan – they will be the next generation of the Jaguar XJ.
The designer under the nickname Ascarris presented his vision of the design of the Jaguar XJ of the new generation on the rendered image. In his opinion, the novelty will receive features of the exterior style from the new electric vehicle I-Pace and the body of the four-door coupe.
In the car concern Jaguar Land Rover decided to reinvent the representative sedan, but now in the status of an electric car. Jaguar XJ with a change of generations will receive an electric power unit. This was previously reported by Autocar with reference to the company’s insiders.
Since Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi have not yet decided on the development of electric versions of their luxury sedans, the future Jaguar XJ EV will compete with the Tesla Model S. However, for the comfort in the cabin and the quality of the materials used, Jaguar will clearly be on the head higher, based on the previous generating a sedan.
The world premiere of the new electric sedan Jaguar XJ can take place before the end of this year, to dedicate its 50th anniversary from the first generation of this model.
According to the resource Carsalesbase representative sedan Jaguar XJ significantly behind in sales in the European market from its main competitors. Over the past year in the Old World, only 1,495 units were sold, and the sales fell by 19% compared to 2016. For comparison for the same period in Europe, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class sold in circulation 14,757 copies or 10 times more.
Let’s remind, that this week Jaguar has presented the first electric I-Pace.