Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Jaguar XJ (2012) [Reviews]

The original XJ was the last car designed by Jaguar founder Sir William Lyons and the last vehicle to carry the plate is as innovative, beautiful and desirable than his famous predecessor.

Revolution, not evolution, the Jaguar XJ is actually a product of the 21st century is the clearest indication so far unique sense of purpose behind the vision, the Jaguar design director Ian Callum.

The only full-length panoramic glass roof that floods the interior with natural light allows the Jaguar XJ to offer an unparalleled sense of inclusiveness and opportunity for the driver and passengers, while preserving the elegant coupé-like profile and flexible position Jaguars is famous.

Lightweight aluminum architecture

Mold-breaking style is offset by the construction technique developed by equally impressive Jaguar. The lightweight aluminum - 50 percent, which is made from recycled materials - for better fuel economy and lower emissions. As part of a lifecycle approach to design and produce thereby the Jaguar XJ to minimize its carbon footprint.
The weight saved by the use of aluminum - an average of 150 kg compared to its rivals - which also benefits the performance and agility and is complemented by increasingly advanced, powerful and efficient powertrain Jaguar. The engine range has been extended to the range in 2012 with the installation of a gasoline engine 3.0-liter V6 (niche market). All engines are coupled with a shift-by-wire, six-speed automatic transmission controlled by the JaguarDrive selector or steering wheel paddles.

Contemporary Cottage

The interior of the Jaguar XJ combines a sleek, contemporary design with comfort, luxury and sporty style of a Jaguar unique. Chrome and black piano retailer offering a striking contrast to the beautifully crafted leather and wood veneer surfaces. Standard and long wheelbase are available for an even more luxurious and refined for the rear passengers.

Advanced technology has made interior designers for Jaguar to create an environment closer to a state-of-the-art living space of a passenger car. Impressive 12.3 inch high definition virtual instruments complement an innovative double vision, an 8-inch touch screen that allows passengers to watch DVD movies or television programs, while the driver is provided with functions of the car or satellite navigation directions.

Premium surround sound settings including high-end Bowers & Wilkins 1200W model system is comparable in sound quality the best in home entertainment. Advanced features also include audio information and entertainment hard drive and navigation systems and connectivity for portable audio and video devices completely through the powerful Media Hub.

2012 improvements

Subtle improvements in the cabin is now available for the XJ range 2012 to allow greater customization and flexibility. A new Comfort Package offers rear seats that are now adjusting electric rear seat angle, four-way lumbar support and massage function. More comfort is provided by new winged headrests, footrests and the ability for the front passenger seat to be stored out of the way to raise additional unoccupied legs.

The new portfolio of derivatives' Executive Pack long wheelbase is converted back of the Jaguar XJ in a space with high speed mobile office with the provision of portable folding trays and a power rear sunshade for more privacy. The package also includes updating the direction of carpets, wood and leather combination of the wheel, brilliant choice of wood veneer and chrome mirror caps.

Jaguar has always listened carefully to customer feedback and in the case of the Jaguar XJ, this has led to a new interior color scheme. Available trim levels and Portfolio Premium Luxury Jet / Ivory Seat ivory jet features contrast stitching, piping and upper surfaces, while the star is available in color according to customers 'preferences'.
All options are now available in the Jaguar XJ lighting package that is offered as a standard derived from the model Supersport. This includes door-sill guards lit, the boot block and front air intakes and rear.

"A XJ should be the ultimate in comfort, design and sophistication. The custom interior changes, we have incorporated the 2012 model it is a car even more special to drive or be driven in." Ian Callum, design director Jaguar Cars