Jaguar Land Rover had introduced new powertrain for Jaguar model XE and XF in India. The new petrol powertrain is all aluminum, efficient, lightweight, and Ingenium. The new 2.0-litre Ingenium petrol motor is offered in both 197 bhp and 247 bhp. The 197 bhp engine will be offered on the XE Pure and Prestige as well as the XF Prestige while the 247 bhp version will be available on the Portfolio variant of the XE and XF. The engine is mated to an 8-Speed Electronic Automatic Transmission with Jaguar Sequential ShiftTM and All Surface Progress Control. The XE with the new petrol engine costs Rs 35.99 Lakh while the Jaguar XF starts from Rs 49.80 Lakh.
Jaguar folks say that the Ingenium petrol engine gets its powerful dual nature using Jaguar Land Rover’s low friction all-aluminum-intensive design to provide excellent thermal dynamics and lightweight construction for enhanced vehicle dynamics and improved efficiency.
The company had already launched the Ingenium diesel engines on both cars in May last year and now with the petrol motors, the transformation to all Ingenium engines.
Rohit Suri, President & Managing Director, Jaguar Land Rover India Ltd. (JLRIL), said, “The Jaguar XE and XF have done tremendously well in India and with the entry of the refined and efficient Ingenium petrol powertrain on our award-winning sedans, we expect more customers to enjoy the thrilling drive experience these two cars offer.”