By on April 23, 2012

Two new engines will be joining the Jaguar family, with at least one confirmed for the new F-Type sports car.

First up is a 3.0L Supercharged V6, displacing 340 or 380 horsepower depending on output. The V6 is essentially a cut down version of Jaguar’s 5.0L V8, which can also be had with a blower. Both will appear in the upcoming F-Type sports car. The V6 will also have a start/stop system, while the highest output version will be reserved exclusively for the F-Type.

Jaguar will also adopt the 2.0L 240 horsepower 4-cylinder engine from the Range Rover Evoque (which is essentially a Ford Ecoboost motor), but Jaguar didn’t announce what application the engine would find its way into. We’re more interested in which Land Rover products the blown V6 will be utilized.

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9 Comments on “Jaguar Adds 2.0L Turbo 4-Cylinder, Supercharged V6 To Lineup...”


  • avatar
    CJinSD

    Is a Jaguar with an Ecoliboost 4 cylinder still a Jaguar? I guess it will sell to the embarrassing classes, but what will that do to Jaguar’s(and Land Rover’s in the case of the Evoque) chances of selling their traditional premium products to their traditional customers?

    • 0 avatar
      redliner

      If BMW can sell $45k 3 Series with a turbo four engine, why can’t Jaguar?

      • 0 avatar
        Morea

        Because there are loads of BMW faithful (for now). For Jaguar, not so much.

        Also, no straight 6? So much for “brand DNA”.

      • 0 avatar
        CJinSD

        The first important BMW in the US was the 2002. The latest 328i is more or less true to the 2002′s purpose, if not its character. Jaguar has never done well in the near-luxury class. Remember the X-type? You do raise a good point with BMW comparisons though. Chris Bangle actually said in at least one c.1999 interview that BMW didn’t care if they lost their current customers. They wanted fad chasers who had to have the new thing. Knowledgeable customers were so much dead weight and they kept their cars too long. It sounded ridiculous at the time, when everyone wanted BMW’s customers. It turns out Bangle was an evil genius. They haven’t made anything in years now that a 2800CS driver wouldn’t cross the street to avoid, but they’ve made boxcars full of tacky money.

    • 0 avatar
      fredtal

      Might actually be a Jag I could afford.

  • avatar
    jfbramfeld

    I’m not a tech guy; could someone translate this for me: “displacing 340 or 380 horsepower depending on output.”

  • avatar
    blowfish

    Sad but total truth, as more & more nouveau riches are coming out of the woodwork, NR only care about the price tag, bells & whistles, good time but not long time( infact some of these folks may not have a shelf life much longer than the snow kings in Bogota Colombia or the side kicks surrounding Lenin,Stalin’s painting).
    Unlike the old days people graduated up slowly up from the Isetta/bubble car,700, 1602 etc.
    The old ads RR used to say was ” This car will still run when your grand son drives” Not so sure any models later than the Spurs / Spirit will run for 50 yrs. As more & more computers were in place.

    They wanted fad chasers who had to have the new thing. Knowledgeable customers were so much dead weight and they kept their cars too long. It sounded ridiculous at the time, when everyone wanted BMW’s customers. It turns out Bangle was an evil genius. They haven’t made anything in years now that a 2800CS driver wouldn’t cross the street to avoid, but they’ve made boxcars full of tacky money.


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