Jaguar XJ is on the verge of completion of the production cycle – by July of this year, a full-size premium sedan will leave from the conveyor after five decades.
However, even its low sales are not taken the model has the main advantage – it is one of the most accessible Jaguar, and the company is not going to completely abandon flagship sedan by releasing a new version on a new platform in 2020.
New model of Jaguar XJ will be built on a new modular platform MLA, which should help to increase the profitability of the model by reducing the cost of its production and plans to produce XJ with fully electric propulsion.
The main reference for the new generation of the sedan will be the Tesla Model S, Porsche Taycan and Audi e-tron GT, and to meet the competitors of the Jaguar XJ will provide lithium-ion batteries, allowing the sedan to drive on a single charge up to 470 miles.
However, the classic internal combustion engines 6-cylinder petrol engines Jaguar also decided to leave for the conservative fans of the brand. According to the company, the sedan should provide customers with driving pleasure, and the transition to clean electric range has not yet been possible to achieve such results.