Jaguar will revamp its lineup with a trio of electrical crossovers scheduled to launch in 2025, in line with a brand new Autocar report.
The three new crossovers will use a standard platform known as Panthera, which was first talked about by Jaguar Land Rover CEO Thierry Bolloré in an interview with the identical publication earlier this yr. With these new fashions, Jaguar goals to turn into a extra unique producer constructing simply 50,000 to 60,000 automobiles per yr, and competing with the likes of Bentley, the report stated.
The lineup will reportedly include a smaller crossover with three-door and five-door physique kinds handled as completely different fashions, priced on the equal of $95,000 to $107,000 at present change charges. That’s already a giant step up from the roughly $70,000 base worth of the present Jaguar I-Pace.
2022 Jaguar I-Pace
These fashions might be supplied with single-motor rear-wheel drive and dual-motor all-wheel drive powertrains, and might be previewed by an idea debuting at an auto present in late 2024, the report stated.
A flagship mannequin on an almost 8-inch-longer wheelbase will begin on the equal of $143,000 and will break the $200,000 barrier in anticipated SVR efficiency guise, in line with the report.
Expected to assist 800-volt charging, cloud connectivity, and superior driver-assist tech, the Panthera platform will reportedly be co-developed with automotive provider Magna, which additionally builds the I-Pace.
Jaguar XJ teaser photograph
It’s a serious change after all from the cancelled electrical Jaguar XJ sedan, which was tipped to make use of a platform developed completely in-house. However, Panthera-based automobiles might be constructed at a JLR manufacturing unit in Solihull, England, in line with the report.
Magna has already proven the way it may successfully evolve the I-Pace platform, which was initially designed for a single automobile quite than a complete household, so it may embody a few of these upgrades within the Panthera platform. The firm can also be constructing—and serving to engineering—the upcoming Fisker Ocean.
JLR has additionally emphasised that it needs to lighten its upcoming EVs, with extra aluminum and carbon fiber, so anticipate these supplies to determine closely within the Panthera platform.