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 |  Aug 03 2011, 7:52 PM

Jaguar has plans to reveal a new sports car in concept form at the upcoming Frankfurt auto show next month. The British automaker said the new concept was “likely” to form the centerpiece of its show booth. A spokesman for Jaguar said that a concept car is likely to be revealed at the show. Nothing has been kept secret regarding Jaguar launching a car to rival the Porsche Boxster. The new sportscar will likely be code named the XE and will probably be powered by a single or twin turbo charged V6.

Jaguar is also planning to expand its range, ”We are investigating other areas of the market past the current XF, XJ and XK ranges,” said the spokesman. Adrian Hallmark, Jaguar’s global brand director said a small Jag is also a possibility to rival the BMW 1-series. “We won’t have a 1- series sized car for five to 10 years, but we’re working on some compelling alternative bodystyles that are anti-German luxury car establishment,” he said.

[Source: Automotive News]