The chief designer of the British company said that the future is not only SUVs, hinting that the next XE and XF receives bold style.
New Jaguar designer Julian Thomson strives to the automaker continued to produce sports cars and saloons, not just to create more and more SUVs.
Thomson, recently replaced Ian Callum, said at the Frankfurt motor show that the company is “fully engaged in the SUV – we will do sedans in the future.” In recent years, the brand invested heavily in SUVs because of their high demand.
“The cars [not SUV] are important market. Now we have many competent SUV in our showroom, but we have to satisfy all customers with different variants of power plants and bodies”, – said a top Manager.
Jaguar XJ will replace the more impressive model with electric drive, which will appear in the end of 2020 and will soon go into series production. This car, the automaker teased at a press conference in Frankfurt.
Thomson said that similar models of the current XE and XF will also be released in the future and may be subject to significant changes, even in the most conservative markets.
Although the replacement for the XE and the XF has not yet been planned for several years, the XF will soon receive the update.
In the coming months, the F-Type will also undergo revision, and Thompson confirmed that the car will also be used in future generations.