The premium car Jaguar XF, which is powered by a 3.0 litre V6 cylinder, will be sold in the country as a completely built unit (CBU). Jaguar's six-speed ZF 6HP28 automatic transmission can accelerate the Diesel-S from 0-100 kmph in just 6.4 seconds.
“The launch comes after we received a huge response to our XF's petrol version. We have received a pre-launch booking of 60 cars,' said Rohit Suri, head - premier car division, Jaguar and Land Rover, India. 'The new Diesel XF introduced in India has been customized by Jaguar engineers for the Indian market and adapted for Indian conditions,' said the company statement.
Jaguar is also in the process of developing 10 more dealerships in major cities of India. Jaguar Land Rover will also begin assembling Land Rover models in India from the middle of next year, said Suri. The company had already begun setting up the plant, he said without elaborating on the stage of construction, cost, or its location. In the last fiscal, Jaguar and Land Rover cumulatively sold 242 units in India
"We are in the process of establishing our network, so we are not disclosing any target at this point of time... We hope to do very well,” said Tata Motors Head (Premier Car Division) Rohit Suri.