2016 Jaguar XJ
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Jaguar Land Rover India Ltd (JLRIL) launched its flagship luxury saloon, the 2016 Jaguar XJ with prices starting from Rs 98.03 lakh (ex-showroom, pre-octroi in Mumbai). The updated model is available in three variants — 2.0-litre petrol Portfolio priced at Rs 99.23 lakh, 3.0-litre diesel Premium luxury priced at Rs 98.03 lakh and 3.0-litre diesel portfolio at Rs 1.05 crore, all prices ex-showroom, Mumbai.

For the 2016 model update, Jaguar equipped the XJ with full-LED headlights and double "J-blade signature" daytime running lights. The front grill is more upright now. In the rear, new elliptical tailpipes, a revised bumper design and new tail lights incorporating LED technology are the major changes.

The new XJ flaunts features such as 360-degree park distance control with surround camera system, park assist, all surface progress control (ASPC), deployable rear-seat entertainment system with 25.90cm HD screens, infotainment system InControl Touch Pro, 31.24cm instrument panel display, quilted soft-grain leather perforated seats, panoramic glass roof and navigation system.

The new Jaguar XJ offers a choice of 237bhp turbocharged petrol engine and 296bhp turbocharged diesel engine. The new uprated Jaguar 3.0-litre 296bhp turbocharged diesel engine requires minimum 6.2 seconds to reach 100kmph from standstill, with 700 Nm of torque, while the 2.0-litre 237bhp turbocharged petrol engine achieves 0-100kmph speed in 7.9 seconds with 340 Nm of torque.

"The New Jaguar XJ is designed to deliver greater levels of luxury and performance. With its even more assertive and bolder look, the New XJ has a commanding presence on the road, making it a definitive head turner. Its luxurious interiors, powerful engine and latest technology will enhance the in-car experience of our discerning customers by making it even more productive, entertaining and relaxing," said Rohit Suri, president, JLRIL.

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