Jaguar has discontinued the Q and XQ Crossover.
Like many other car manufacturers jaguar is also looking to enter into the bandwagon of entering to manufacturing crossover / SUV cars. The news is been confirmed by piston-heads that Jaguar are reportedly registered Q types and XQ types manes with the European Union trademark database.
Crossover / SUV cars are the next big trend and fastest growing segment in all cars segment. So with the entry of Jaguar in this segment will mean they will be competing with likes of Land rover’s evoque, Audi, volvo v 60 and BMW. As Jaguar have close links with Land rovers so it will be an interesting situation.
The major factor behind jaguar’s for manufacture of compact crossover cars is growing markets like china and India. China is in line of becoming the largest market of Jaguar cars over UK and USA.
The compact crossover car will be line of their new saloon car which they are developing and which will underpins the Jaguar XJ and the 2013 Range Rover.
The first car Jaguar crossover car that will come out from the gates of new factory in Wolverhampton in year 2015.
The engine specification will depend on weather Jaguar will chose the current 2.2 diesel and 2.0 Si petrol or new 3.0 litre diesel and maybe even the 3.0 litre V6 supercharged engines.