Jaguar’s XJ flagship sedan bowed out at the end of 2019 but a successor based on a new platform and offering battery-electric power has been spotted testing for the first time.
A reveal is expected later this year meaning we should see the car arrive as a 2021 model.
Teaser for electric Jaguar XJ due in 2020
The new XJ sticks to the coupe-like format of its predecessor but modernizes it with fresh details. The daytime running lights of the headlights look similar to the design used in the new Land Rover Defender, while we know the taillight graphic will be similar to the design used on the latest Jaguar XE. Jaguar dropped a teaser for the new XJ during the 2019 Frankfurt International Motor Show. It revealed that the taillight will likely span the full width of the rear, too.
Underpinning the car is Jaguar Land Rover’s new Modular Longitudinal Architecture (MLA) platform. This is…