Published on March 19th, 2016 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez0
Jaguar XE Better connected: All-new infotainment system
The Jaguar XE’s all-new InControl infotainment system offers the latest technologies to connect car, driver and the outside world. At its heart is an eight-inch touchscreen featuring a clear, intuitive graphical interface and fast response times.
Voice control using plain speech gives access to any level of the system, without navigating through menus, so drivers can keep their eyes on the road. InControl’s SD card-based navigation allows easy upgrades of map data. The system also supports Bluetooth, audio streaming and USB connectivity.
Smartphones are changing the way people interact with the world around them so the new XE ensures that drivers always stay connected. The car functions as a Wi-Fi hotspot, enabling multiple devices to connect to the internet – the vehicle antenna provides the best possible signal.
Jaguar InControl Remote functionality allows users of iOS and Android smartphones to connect to the car from wherever they are and control a range of vehicle functions. These include seven-day timed pre-setting of the XE’s climate control system, locking or unlocking the doors, or starting the engine. Jaguar InControl Apps allows users to seamlessly access smartphone apps through the vehicle’s touchscreen.
“For up-to-the-minute parking information, to conference calls, hotel bookings to traffic warnings, InControl Apps can all be accessed with a touch of the screen. Simplifying your connected experience without compromising your interactive options: the new XE is a technologically-advanced step you’ll want to take.”
Mike Bell, Jaguar’s Global Connected Car Director
For drivers who just want to sit back and enjoy the music, the new XE brings Meridian audio technology to the segment for the first time. These superb systems are the latest product of the long-standing partnership between Jaguar and British audio experts Meridian and were developed specifically for the new XE. Unique algorithms guarantee the best possible sound reproduction and tailor the experience to the interior’s acoustics.
JLRM is offering three variants of the XE – Prestige, R-Sport and S. The Prestige is powered by a 2.0-litre 200PS 4-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine while the R-Sport comes with a more powerful 240PS version of the same engine. The flagship S variant is equipped with a 3.0-litre 340PS V6 supercharged petrol engine that is also found in the celebrated F-TYPE. All three variants come with an 8-speed automatic transmission system.
Prices start from RM340,000 for the Jaguar XE Prestige, RM365,000 for the R-Sport and RM580,000 for the top-of-the-range Jaguar XE S. (Prices include GST but exclude registration, road tax and insurance.) For a premium ownership experience, every XE comes with a five-year or 150,000km warranty and three-year roadside assist. Owners of the 2.0-litre Prestige and R-Sport also enjoy a five-year or 80,000km free scheduled maintenance while the 3.0-litre S variant has a five-year or 65,000km package, whichever comes first.
To celebrate the arrival of this latest addition to the Jaguar family in Malaysia, every new Jaguar XE comes with an exclusive accessories package worth RM10,000. The XE Launch Accessories package includes illuminated sill tread plates for the front, steering wheel-mounted gear shift paddles in Aluminium Red, specially-designed gear selector with premium dark leather top and rubber bezel with soft-touch grip, and unique tyre valve caps with a choice of four iconic designs.
The offer is valid for a limited number of units and for a limited time only, while stocks last.
For more information on the new Jaguar XE and the complete range of Jaguar models available in Malaysia, please go to www.jaguar.com.my or visit our authorised dealers – Sime Darby Auto ConneXion Petaling Jaya, SISMA Auto Glenmarie and SISMA Auto Kuala Lumpur.