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 |  Mar 11 2014, 5:30 PM

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This heavily camouflaged car is the upcoming Jaguar sports sedan. Dubbed the XE, it’s Jag’s secret weapon which is designed to compete with the BMW 3 Series, Mercedes C-Class and Audi A4.

Our spy photographer caught the small Jaguar sedan while testing on an ice-track. Judging from the over-steer and smiles on the test-drivers faces, we’d venture a guess that this is a rear-wheel drive model. An all-wheel drive setup is also rumored to be available when the XE finally lands in showrooms.

When the XE comes out in 2016, expect it to sport a turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Pair that engine with the cars lightweight aluminum architecture and the XE should prove to make the car quite the performer.

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The XE will also underpin Jaguars upcoming compact crossover, which we’ve seen in concept form as the C-X17. Without a doubt, this car should be playing an important step for Jaguar and it’s good to see testing already underway.

GALLERY: 2016 Jaguar XE Spy Photos

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