Jaguar XE undercuts 3 Series

JAGUAR XE pricing will start from $60,400 when it goes on sale here on September 1.

That gives buyers the first of three trim levels, called Prestige, with a 147kW 2.0-litre turbo-petrol engine, 7.7sec 0-100km/h time and 7.5L/100km economy figure. Rolling on 18-inch alloys, there’s leather, sat-nav, a reversing camera and auto-braking as standard. There’s a higher spec 177kW version of the petrol four from $64,900, an Ingenium diesel from $62,800. The flagship supercharged V6 S costs $104,000.