Will not be powerful versions of the flagship XJ.
In the line the biggest sedan of the brand will be no more petrol modifications, including a top XJR.
In the line of Jaguar XJ for the first time in 50 years there will be only diesel versions. The company decided to get rid of the top-end petrol engines in conjunction with tougher European regulations on the environment.
Jaguar will be excluded from the model range XJ with a V8 engine, as the homologation under the new measure the level of harmful emissions in the WLTP cycle will be unnecessarily expensive. In addition, the sales volume XJR 575 tens, and this is not enough.
Jaguar also decided to get rid of the 340-horsepower V6. It has lost not only flagrancy sedan, but other models of the concern Jaguar Land Rover: XE’S, XF’s, Discovery Sport, Range Rover Sport and Range Rover Velar. Thus, in the line of Jaguar XJ remains the only diesel 3.0-liter V6 rated at 300 HP And it will be a couple more years before the release of the new, ninth-generation model that promises to be fully electric. Note, that in Russia for the XJ is available with all three engine, while the V8 is available with a power of 510 HP
Interestingly, other manufacturers due to the tightening of testing new vehicles for emissions, by contrast, refuse diesel engines. For example, recently received Porsche, Peugeot and KIA. Engines on heavy fuel in these companies decided to convert to petrol, hybrid, and electric propulsion.
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