2016 Jaguar XQ. Ford Motor Company bought Jaguar recently and currently produced some big moves to be able to revitalize this iconic British brand. New models like XK and XF sedans and F-type sport coupe happen to be currently introduced and now it is turn for one thing completely new that we haven’t seen so far from this British car maker. Jaguar plans to introduce new model known as XQ, that will be a crossover. This segment of cars became quite well-known in last few years, so it isn’t surprising that Jaguar desires to introduce its player in this class.
The 2016 Jaguar XQ will likely be a compact luxury crossover, which will be able to accommodate 5 passengers. It will probably be one of the smallest models that Jaguar produces, but that doesn’t imply that it will lack when it comes to luxury.
This model will probably be based on C-X17 notion model and even though it isn’t confirmed, production is planned for next year. The 2016 Jaguar XQ will use new lightweight platform, which is very versatile and modular and it will likely be applied for many kinds of new Jaguar vehicles. This platform will present a perfect balance among performances and fuel economy. Beside outstanding exterior design, which will be heavily influenced by C-X17 concept, 2016 XQ might be also characterized by excellent interior. Cabin won’t be only fashionable, it will pretty spacious and comfy and also complete of modern day options.
From Jaguar we can’t expect anything less from excellent efficiency and 2016 XQ definitely will not be exception. The base variant is going to be powered by 2.0 liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine, which outputs 240 horsepower and 240 lb-ft of max torque. Additional strong variant will be equipped with V6 engine. It might be a 3.0 liter supercharged V6, that will be able to output more than 330 horses and 305 lb-ft of torque. With this engine, 2016 Jaguar XQ will likely be able to sprint to 60 mpg in five seconds, though major speed might be about 155 mph. Both engine is going to be powered with 9-speed automatic transmission.
This all-new model is anticipated to come next year with the cost around 45.000 dollars. The most important competitors of 2016 Jaguar XQ will be models like BMW X3, Audi Q5 and Mercedes Benz GLK-Class.