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Jaguar's Model Lineup Just Got a Lot Smaller In the United States

Jaguar’s Model Lineup Just Got a Lot Smaller In the United States

The list of wagons available in the U.S. become thinner as Jaguar axes the XF Sportbrake

The station wagon market is so small in the U.S. than you only need the fingers of one hand to count the grocery getters you can buy. Well, you can cut the Jaguar XF Sportbrake from that list because the British wagon won’t be available for 2021. And no, Jaguar didn’t axe the model altogether; the XF Sportbrake is being discontinued only in the U.S. The XE compact sedan is also getting axed due to poor sales.

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Need An E-Type Engine? Jaguar Makes The 3.8-Liter XK Mill Again

Need An E-Type Engine? Jaguar Makes The 3.8-Liter XK Mill Again

The classic engine powered some of the greatest Jags of the ’60s and ’70s

Jaguar cares about its long and storied past and wants to take care of the people that keep its history on the road. To that end, the British automaker created its very own Classic division that does everything from restoring old models to building, from scratch, legendary ’Continuation’ models such as the Jaguar XKSS.

Another thing the Jaguar Classic division does is provide customers with period-correct parts for their cars and now the list of parts has been enriched by the addition of one of Jag’s truly emblematic powerplants, the 3.8-liter XK engine that’s powered anything from the XK150 to the S-Type.

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Jaguar Could Kill the XE and XF Sedans to Replace Them By Something Radical and Unexpected

Jaguar Could Kill the XE and XF Sedans to Replace Them By Something Radical and Unexpected

Jaguar could enter the hatchback market 20 years after it launched the R-D6 concept

Jaguar launched the XE back in 2015 as a groundbreaking compact to compete with the popular BMW 3 Series, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, and Audi A4. But even though it arrived with state-of-the-art technology and a segment-first aluminum structure, the XE failed to meet expectations. As a result, Jaguar is now looking for a way to replace it with a more appealing vehicle. What’s more, the XF midsize isn’t doing great either, and word has it that Jaguar might merge the slow-selling sedans into a single model.

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Have You Noticed That 2019-2020 Jaguar F-Type is Quieter? Here's Why

Have You Noticed That 2019-2020 Jaguar F-Type is Quieter? Here’s Why

Apparently not everyone likes to hear the glorious whine of a supercharger

The whistling of a turbocharger, the unmistakable whine of a supercharger – these are the noises that we’ve associated with performance for the better part of two decades. It’s not like we had a choice, as automakers were forced to choose forced induction over displacement, but that’s a story for another day. The point of this story is to emphasize the fact that not everybody likes to hear these noises that we now associated with performance, and that’s exactly why the Jaguar F-Type – all V-8 models and the recently discontinued V-6 models – are all quieter than the used to be.

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Jaguar Thinks There's Still Life in Saloons and Sports Cars and Won't Give Into the SUV Craze

Jaguar Thinks There’s Still Life in Saloons and Sports Cars and Won’t Give Into the SUV Craze

It’s an inspired move from the Big Cat. Let’s hope it works out.

As the auto world ditches sedans and sports cars and turns its collective attention towards crossovers and SUVs, Jaguar isn’t turning its back on its bread and butter. The British automaker has jumped into the SUV market, but it will also continue to develop and create saloons and sports cars. Jaguar design chief Julian Thomson made that emphatically clear, saying that non-SUVs — as they’re called now — remain important markets for the company. Rest easy now, fans of the XJ, XE, and XF. All three models are here to stay. They might come in different forms soon — hello, all-electric XJ! — but the nameplates will remain part of Jaguar’s model portfolio in the foreseeable future.

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Jaguar is Working On a Technology To Counter Motion Sickness

Jaguar is Working On a Technology To Counter Motion Sickness

This is a worldwide problem and looks like JLR has a solution for it

Motion sickness is way more common than you can imagine. As per industry research, more than 70-percent of people suffer from motion sickness, and Jaguar Land-Rover believes it can counter this problem and reduce it by 60-percent. To do so, the automaker has come up with a technology that will come as standard on all of its future cars.

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The Jaguar I-Pace Will Deliver Subpar Range Compared to the Tesla Model X, Hyundai Kona, and Chevy Bolt

The Jaguar I-Pace Will Deliver Subpar Range Compared to the Tesla Model X, Hyundai Kona, and Chevy Bolt

Don’t get lured by the battery capacity alone

This was Jaguar’s time to shine; maybe even score a touchdown with no one else in sight. And still, Jaguar missed its target. Jaguar has released the EPA-estimated figures for the 2019 I-Pace, and the 234-mile range is a little less than what we had hoped for.

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WLTP Kills Another One In Europe, This Time Its a Jaguar

WLTP Kills Another One In Europe, This Time Its a Jaguar

Powerful internal combustion engines are the hot targets

The stringent World Harmonized Light Vehicle test Procedure (WLTP) has struck again. This time, Jaguar bears the brunt. Introduced at the 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed, the Jaguar XJR575 is no longer available in Europe. Since the powerful sedan is a gas-guzzler, Jaguar had no option but to retire the car in Europe.

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Jaguar Finalizes XE SV Project 8, Prepares To Battle The Porsche GT3

Jaguar Finalizes XE SV Project 8, Prepares To Battle The Porsche GT3

Steel yourself for the most powerful factory Jaguar road car ever created

The world of fast sedans is about to get a whole lot quicker, as the Cat Badge is gearing up to release its highly impressive XE SV Project 8. With production set to kick off this summer, this limited-run street-legal track terror is framed as a “Porsche GT3 with four doors.”

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Jaguar Kills Off the XE S, XF S, and the V-6 That Powers Them, Possibly Opening The Door For An Ingenium Inline-Six

Jaguar Kills Off the XE S, XF S, and the V-6 That Powers Them, Possibly Opening The Door For An Ingenium Inline-Six

A new powerplant could be just over the horizon…

Word has it the Cat Badge is ditching its current supercharged 3.0-liter V-6 in the U.K., citing tightening emissions regulations and poor sales as major contributing factors in its demise. In its stead, it’s looking likely Jaguar will introduce a new, more efficient straight-six.

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A Combination of Poor Diesel Sales and Brexit Leads to Jaguar Land Rover Job Cuts and Reduced Production

A Combination of Poor Diesel Sales and Brexit Leads to Jaguar Land Rover Job Cuts and Reduced Production

The looming uncertainty of Brexit is becoming a real problem for the British car brands

2018 hasn’t been a good year for Jaguar Land Rover. The automaker is reporting massive declines in sales volume as fears over Brexit begin to take hold of the company. The decline in demand for diesel models has also contributed to the stagnant sales, forcing the automaker to slash as many as 1,000 jobs and reduce production output in the U.K.

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Jaguar R Models are Being Cannibalized by SVR Models

Jaguar R Models are Being Cannibalized by SVR Models

British automaker plans to discontinue R variants to give space for the SVR versions

The future of Jaguar’s R models is in jeopardy, and the biggest culprit of its uncertain future could be the model that’s sitting above it. A report from Auto Express revealed that Jaguar ‘R’ models will likely be discontinued because of the presence of the ’SVR’ models that sit above them. Apparently, the British automaker is now feeling the effects of one model cannibalizing the sales of another. It took longer than expected for Jag to realize this, but, hey, better late than never.

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