Jaguar XE to Return Over 75 MPG on EU Cycle

Jaguar XE to Return Over 75 MPG on EU Cycle

Jaguar has announced that its upcoming XE will be the most fuel efficient Jaguar yet.

According to the British automaker, the all-new XE with its aluminum-intensive lightweight construction and is projected to deliver over 75 mpg on the EU combined cycle. Naturally, the EU test cycle is more lenient than the American EPA testing cycle, but the XE will remain the company’s most fuel efficient model when it arrives in North America.

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The company announced that the upcoming XE’s body uses over 75-percent aluminum, exceeding any other car in its class. Though it’s light, Jaguar reassures that it’s “immensely strong with extremely high levels of torsional stiffness,” according to Jaguar’s Chief Technical Specialist, Dr. Mark White. The XE will also be the world’s first car to make use of a new grade of high strength aluminum called RC 5754, which has been developed specifically for the sedan.

The Jaguar XE will make its world debut in London on September 8.

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