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    Rumorpile: Jaguar Readies An Electric Crossover, Inline-Six Engine


    • An Inline-Six and Electric Crossover Appear To Be In the Cards For the British Brand

    Automobile magazine has a couple of juicy rumors concerning Jaguar.

     

    First is Jaguar and its sister brand Land Rover working on a new inline-six to take the place of the somewhat old V6 the two brand use. The new six-cylinder will be derived from the new Ingenium engine family. The inline-six will be 3.0L, feature turbocharging, and come in diesel and gasoline forms. Power is expected to range from 275 to 500 horsepower. Expect to see this new engine in late 2017.

     

    The other rumor deals with an electric crossover. Possibly named E-Pace, the electric crossover will be slightly smaller the F-Pace and feature a number of aerodynamic aids to cut through the wind. No information was provided on power figures.

     

    Source: Automobile

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    275hp from a 3.0 diesel is not too shabby.  Figure at minimum 360 lb-ft of torque.  I worked back assuming a HP peak at 4,000 rpm... the torque rating would only go up if the RPM peak HP is reached is lower. 

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