New engine for award-winning Jaguar XF
Jaguar has announced the arrival of its most efficient engine ever having been spied on a camouflaged Jaguar XF.
The 2.2-litre diesel unit will return CO2 emissions of 149g/km according to the Big Cat brand and it will also be capable of 52.3mpg on its combined cycle.
Until now, Jaguar has been synonymous with high-performance premium cars as opposed to anything with a green conscience.
The new engine retains decent performance levels – befitting of the Jaguar badge – as well as vastly improved emissions and fuel economy with a top speed of 140mph and a sprint time of 8.5 seconds between 0-62mph.
Jaguar’s new drivetrain has been developed with sound deadening in mind and additional active engine mounts have been fitted to reduce vibrations.
The new engine will be on display at the New York Auto Show this month where the Warwickshire-based manufacturer will hope the XF is met with praise.
Since its launch in 2008, the Jaguar XF has been well received registering good sales figures and claiming a host of awards including the WhatCar? Executive Car of the Year title for the past three years.