Posts Tagged ‘jaguar’
Published on June 14, 2012 by Joey Wang
Jaguar will offer a 247hp 2.0 four-cylinder turbo in the XJ and XF for the Chinese car market. The engine is exclusively for China and meant to pump up sales, the same 2.0 is already available in the China-market Land Rover Freelander. Price for the XJ will fall below 900.000 yuan (base V6: 968.000 yuan), price for the XF below 500.000 yuan (base V6: 598.000 yuan). The 2.0 turbo’d XJ and XF will arrive early next year. Via: 163.
Published on June 7, 2012 by Tycho de Feyter
Jaguar has launched the ‘London Commemorative Editions’, China-only limited editions based the XJL and the XF. Both cars were launched at the ‘Shenzhen-Hong Kong-Macau International Auto Show’, yez that one, in the great city of Shenzhen in Guangdong Province. The London Editions come with London-logo’s all over, a special white paint, special alloys, a special very black interior, special stitching on the seats, more London-logo’s and a 30.000 yuan higher price tag.
Published on May 31, 2012 by W.E. Ning
Jaguar Land Rover, the Indian-owned car manufacturer based in Britain, reported records sales driven by strong demand in China and other emerging markets, the company said on Tuesday. The luxury car maker made an annual pre-tax profit of 1.5 billion pounds ($2.3 billion) in the year ending March 2012, up from 1.12 billion pounds the previous year.
Published on May 18, 2012 by Tycho de Feyter
More details have emerged on the Chery-Jaguar-Land Rover joint venture. Chery and JLR reached an agreement on the joint venture in March and are now waiting for the final approval by the Chinese government. The plans are impressive and include an engine plant which will make engines especially for the Chinese market.
Production will start in 2014. Initial capacity of the car factory will be 130.000 cars annually, by 2020 capacity will reach 250.000 cars. In 2014 the joint venture plans to build 34.000 Range Rover Evoques, 43.000 Range Rover Freelanders and 23.000 Jaguar ‘sedans’, which type or types is yet unclear.
Published on May 17, 2012 by W.E. Ning
New spy shots from the new Range Rover testing in China, it will likely debut late this year and hit the market in early 2013. China is now the third biggest market worldwide for Range Rover so it wants to make sure the new car behaves on Chinese roads. The new Range Rover will also be longer for more space in the back, something that especially Chinese car buyers have been asking for.
Published on April 24, 2012 by W.E. Ning
The Jaguar XJL Ulitmate is the ultimate XJL when it comes to luxury for passengers in the back, perfectly so for China and no wonder it debuted at the Beijing Auto Show. This is the second XJ designed for the Chinese market, last year Jaguar sold out a limited ‘XJ Panorama Business Edition‘ in just a few months, this new Ultimate isn’t limited but will likely sell like hot rice anyway.
Published on April 6, 2012 by W.E. Ning
The very first spy shots of the new Range Rover testing in China. The new Range Rover will internationally debut late this year, its China-debut is expected at the Guangzhou Auto Show in December.
Published on March 22, 2012 by Joey Wang
Jaguar Land Rover has clinched a joint venture deal with China’s Chery Automobile in a move that promises to boost sales in one of its fastest-growing markets. Sales of JLR’s sleek saloons and powerful SUVs in China have boomed in recent years as luxury cars remain in demand, even as the overall market cools.
Published on March 12, 2012 by Joey Wang
British off-road icon Land Rover plans to join the ranks of global automakers making vehicles in China by partnering with Chery Automobile Co Ltd in a joint venture. Local media reports said the partnership will be based in the Changshu Economic and Technological Development Area in Jiangsu province.
Both sides have reached agreement on the new venture and are now awaiting approval from the National Development and Reform Commission, China’s top economic planner, sources familiar with the issue told reporters.
Published on March 6, 2012 by Joey Wang
Jaguar Land Rover and Chery Automobile Co are seeking regulatory approval for a 17.5 billion yuan ($2.78 billion) car venture in eastern China, two people with direct knowledge of the deal told Reuters on Monday.
The deal marks Jaguar Land Rover’s latest effort to expand its appeal in the world’s largest auto market where luxury sedans and SUVs remain in hot demand even as the overall car market cools.