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Posted by in Jaguar Magazine on July 10, 2011
The revival clearly continues apace at historic British car marque Jaguar.
Far from resting on their laurels following the recent launch of the new flagship XJ, Jaguar has given the go-ahead to production of a stunning new BMW 3-series rival.
In an exclusive report, British car magazine Auto Express reveals this week that bosses at Jaguar’s new parent company, Tata, have confirmed that an X-Type replacement is already under development.
The all-new smallest car in the Jaguar range looks set to follow eye-catching design cues set down by the ground-breaking new XF and XJ models.
At the front end will be a subtly re-worked version of the company’s new rectangular mesh grille and XF-style swept-back twin headlights.
At the back, trademark curved rear haunches will lead to the marque’s new-style smooth rear, complemented by sleek rear lights.
The effect will create a significantly more modern, sporty and muscular stance than that of the existing X-Type.
But it’s what will be under the skin that may spell the biggest trouble for BMW, as Jaguar appears to be targeting the German company’s reputation for handling prowess. Read the rest of this entry »