Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover has launched luxury sedan, Jaguar XJ Ultimate in India. The four wheeler has been unveiled at the Beijing Auto Show 2012. The XJ Ultimate is available with Jaguar’s existing petrol and diesel variants.
While the 5.0-litre petrol V8 engine delivers a peak power and a peak torque of 385 Bhp and 515 Nm respectively, the 3.0-litre twin-turbo V6 diesel engine produces a maximum power and a maximum torque of 275 Bhp and 600 Nm respectively.
The outstanding feature of the XJ Ultimate is the full partition centre console for rear passengers. The centre console is made of high quality leather. An electrically controlled table is placed in front of either passenger. The rear section of the console has a chillier for cooling drinks. The centre console also features a two zone rear climate control system and a touch-screen rear seat entertainment remote control. The other interior features include leather upholstered seats and fabulous air conditioning system.
When the exterior of the vehicle is concerned, the changes include the dual-surfaced alloys and Ultimate badging, there are a raft of features inside the cabin.
The company said, "Based exclusively on the long-wheelbase XJ, the interior changes applied to the Ultimate focus on the rear accommodation, extending the car's limousine remit to provide a fully-appointed luxury business class experience for the most discerning of global customers." With the launch of Jaguar XJ Ultimate, the company's target is to increase sales in India. In 2012, the company made 32 per cent growth with the sales of 2,393 cars, compared to 1,813 units in 2011.
Jaguar XJ Ultimate petrol model will be available at 1.88 crore (at ex-showroom Mumbai) and diesel variant will be available at 1.78 crore (at ex-showroom Mumbai).
The company announced that it would start assembling a variant of its Jaguar XF in India. Assembling the vehicle locally will bring down the starting price of the model by over Rs 12 lakh. The variant, which would be the second JLR model to be assembled in India, with a 2.2 litre diesel engine would be introduced in India for the first time. The vehicle that would be assembled at Tata Motors' Pune facility will be available at an entry price of Rs 44.5 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai).
Jaguar's currently available XF variants- 3.0 litre diesel and 5.0 litre petrol are priced between Rs 57.15 lakh and Rs 1.03 crore.
Jaguar XJ Ultimate's petrol and diesel variant will be available at 1.88 crore and1.78 crore respectively
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