Jaguar XE Reims Edition breaks cover: Details hereLast updated on Dec 15, 2019, 12:05 pm
Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has unveiled a special Reims Edition of its popular sedan, the XE.
The limited-run car, with only 200 units to be sold, is a commemorative model that celebrates the company's D-Type's maiden victory at the Reims race track in 1954.
Notably, the special edition sedan is based on the XE R-Dynamic S variant.
Here's our roundup.
A look at the car
The XE Reims Edition looks quite similar to the standard Jaguar XE. However, it comes with the company's French Racing Blue color scheme, which was previously used on the XKR-S and XFR-S models.
The car also offers features like a heated windscreen, privacy glass, 19-inch glossy black alloy wheels, and dual exhausts.
Besides that, it houses LED headlights with washers and indicator-mounted ORVMs.
Inside the cabin
The Jaguar XE Reims Edition offers a luxurious five-seater cabin with heated seats wrapped in leather, automatic climate control, and a heated multifunctional steering wheel.
The car houses a fully-digital instrument cluster and a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment panel with connectivity features.
Besides that, it gets standard safety features like ABS with EBD, driver and passenger airbags, and a rearview camera with parking sensors.
Power and performance
The Jaguar XE Reims Edition is powered by a P250 2-liter 'Ingenium' petrol engine which comes mated to an 8-speed automatic gearbox and sends power to the rear wheels. This unit churns out 247bhp of maximum power and can do 0-100kmph in 6.2 seconds.
Will it come to India?
The bookings for the limited-run Jaguar XE Reims Edition are live in select international markets. However, there is no word on when the automaker will commence the deliveries.
As for its availability and pricing details in India, there is no information available as of now.
Meanwhile, the 2020 edition of the XE model is currently available in India for Rs. 45 lakh.