Jaguar reveals new details about the XE engine range
Jaguar has unveiled more details on the new midsize sedan XE and in particular on its engine range. The most innovative are the new Ingenium diesel engines that are assembled at the new 500 million pound Engine Manufacturing Centre in the West Midlands in the UK.
The new XE will feature two versions of the 2.0-litre Ingenium diesel. The first, rated at 163 PS/380 Nm, delivers benchmark efficiency figures of 75 mpg and 99 g/km CO2. The 180 PS/430 Nm variant has one of the highest torque outputs in the class.
Ingenium diesels meet Euro 6 and they consume only 3.8 liters/100 km and emit just 99 g/km of CO2 in the limited variant (109 g/km for the 180 hp version).
The diesel engines are made of aluminum and feature a range of variety that reduce internal friction, vibration and noise.
As for the petrol engines, the offer will be divided into three units. It starts from the base represented by the 2.0 turbo direct injection (the acronym is GTDI), declined in powers of 200 and 240 hp with a torque of, respectively, 280 and 340 Nm.
At the top of the range the supercharged 3.0 litre V6 engine with 340 hp and 450 Nm of torque that will power the S variant of the XE.
The diesel engines are mated to a standard six-speed manual gearbox, the petrol to the eight-speed automatic transmission.