Jaguar Land Rover India have announced the commencement of bookings at their dealerships for the upcoming diesel variant of the Jaguar XE sedan.
The Jaguar XE diesel variant will be launched in India soon. The company has now opened pre-bookings for the diesel powered sedan in India at all 24 Jaguar dealerships across the country.
The Jaguar XE diesel will be powered by a 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder, turbo diesel engine. This engine develops 177bhp @ 4000rpm and 430Nm of torque 1,750 - 2,500rpm. The engine will be offered with an eight-speed automatic transmission and Jaguar claims it can accelerate from 0-100km/h in 7.8 seconds. The XE diesel will have a top speed of 228km/h.
Rohit Suri, Managing Director, Jaguar Land Rover India Ltd. said: “In the past one year, Jaguar XE has gained immense popularity and success in the Indian market and we are now pleased to offer the choice of diesel to our customers.”
Currently, Jaguar offers the XE in India with only the 2.0-litre, in-line 4 engine which churns out 197bhp @ 5,500rpm and 320Nm of torque @ 1,200-4,500rpm. This variant was launched in India in February 2016. Read our track test of Jaguar’s XE 25t petrol model here. In addition to the XE, Jaguar also sells the XF, XJ, F-Pace SUV and the F-Type coupe and convertible in India.