Next Jaguar XK will become more special than a GT

2012 Jaguar XK High Resolution Exterior
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With the launch of the new Jaguar F-Type on the market, things are going to change a little bit for the other small sports car in Jaguar lineup: the XK. According to design director Ian Callum the next generation XK could move further upmarket and will become "a bit more special than a GT."

This means the next XK will be both bigger and more luxurious than the model it replaces. Jaguar still has to decide if the next XK will retain the same two-plus-two configuration or if it will offer more interior space. All the changes will be made in order to offer the XK "its luxury GT credentials."

While the XK will most likely be significantly updated, the next XJ will still be offered as a conventional saloon, while a final decision on a possible crossover or SUV will be made depending on the market’s evolution. Callum didn’t confirmed such a model is being under development, but said Jaguar needs to take notice of the growing popularity of crossovers and SUV especially on markets like China and the U.S.


Source: AutoCar

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  (346) posted on 01.4.2013

maybe they thought a crossover or a suv is best selling.

  (341) posted on 01.4.2013

i am surprised to read about Jaguar thinking about SUV

  (377) posted on 01.4.2013

they should leave the SUVs to someone else and keep Jag as a pure sport/luxury brand.

  (397) posted on 01.4.2013

they are thinking about a SUV?!

  (377) posted on 01.4.2013

I know that people prefer 6 series and MB CL as luxury coupes but whats wrong with the XK?

  (341) posted on 01.4.2013

The XK is a nice car, I like its light weight

  (346) posted on 01.4.2013

I think it doesn’t have to be this bigger and certainly shouldn’t become a creampuff...

  (349) posted on 01.4.2013

I can only imagine how the next XK will look like, cause Ian is a very talented designer.

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