According to Autocar, Jaguar Land Rover notes a gradual reduction of demand for models of the Jaguar XE and XF, which their fate is questionable. However, to replace them on the conveyor can stand hybrid sedan. In addition, the company plans a release of a compact premium hatchback.
“Jaguar needs a global product that could attract more younger buyers and more women,” – said the publication of the main designer brands Julian Thomson.
Information about the new product, traditionally, not very much. However, it is necessary to assume that the young hatchback will be based on the concept car the Jaguar RD-6, which was introduced 17 years ago at the Frankfurt motor show. The length of the model will be 4500 mm.
Note that the British automaker has informed about the financial loss before tax of 422 million pounds (531 million dollars) for the year to March, in addition to losses before tax in the amount of 500 million pounds (629 million U.S. dollars) in the last quarter of last year.