U.S. – Jaguar XE specifications announced image

Jaguar has released some new details on the XE mid-size sedan in the U.S.-spec as the model will be offered for sale next year.

The Jaguar XE, the company’s answer to the BMW 3-Series, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Audi A4 or Cadillac ATS, is getting ready to arrive in the United States as the carmaker has announced. The model will be arriving next spring and it will be offered in three versions, the Premium, the Prestige and the R-Sport, with the latter coming with gloss black window surrounds, a small rear spoiler, satin chrome side vents and so on. The XE will also bring the laser head-up display, two Meridian audio systems, ambient lighting, InControl infotainment, aluminum and wood trim and others.

As far as the engine lineup goes, the smallest sedan Jaguar is currently offering will be offered, in the entry-level version 2.0d version, with a 2.0 liter four-cylinder Ingenium engine, which is capable of producing a total output of 180 HP (134 kW) and 430 Nm (318 lb-ft) of torque. The XE 35t has a supercharged 3.0 liter V6 engine under its hood. This is capable of generating 340 HP (253 kW) and 449 Nm (332 lb-ft) of torque. The unit is connected to the 8-speed automatic transmission. From 0 to 60 mph (96 km/h), this version needs 4.9 seconds and it can go all the way up to an electronically limited top speed of 155 mph (250 km/h). No pricing details have been announced yet.