Jaguar XQ Crossover Expected to Debut in Frankfurt

Jaguar XQ Crossover Expected to Debut in Frankfurt

The Jaguar XQ crossover, which is likely to share its platform with a smaller Jaguar sedan model, is expected to make its debut at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show in September.

Rather than sharing a platform with an existing Land Rover product, the Jaguar XQ or Q-type will ride on a version of the XS platform, a smaller sedan that Jaguar is expected to manufacture to compete against the popular BMW 3 Series.

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The XQ is scheduled for 2016 production and will share its powertrain with Land Rover with a possibility that the Ford-sourced four-cylinder found in the Evoque being used. The top-of-the-line XQ will likely utilize the 3.0-liter, supercharged V6 used in the Jaguar model lineup.

AutoGuide will be reporting live from the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, so check back when the media preview days kick off for more information on Jaguar’s newest addition.

[Source: Autoweek]

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    That is the most butt-ugly thing I’ve ever seen.