JAGUAR LAND ROVER PRESENTS 2011 LINEUP AT THE CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

TORONTO, Feb. 17 /CNW/ - Jaguar Land Rover Canada presents its full 2011 model year at the 2011 Canadian International Auto Show, in Toronto. This stunning lineup speaks true to the heritage of Jaguar's legendary performance delivering a superb balance of high performance, dynamic ability and refinement and Land Rover's luxury combined with breadth of capability. The 2011 Jaguar XJ, XF and XK and the 2011 Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, LR2, LR4 as well as the all-new 2012 Range Rover Evoque will be on display for press review on February 17 and available during the public show days from February 18-27.

All-new XJ for 2011
The flagship sedan range blends the sleek lines of Jaguar's new design language with the brand's latest generation engines and chassis systems. Six XJ model variants include standard and long-wheelbase (XJL) versions, the latter adding five inches of rear legroom and additional luxury amenities. The new XJ is the most powerful and luxurious in Jaguar's history, with an interior that offers the latest infotainment technology and a wide choice of leather and wood finishes. The range-topping XJ Supersport and XJL Supersport are available by special order only.

The model range includes the XJ with a naturally aspirated 5.0-liter V8, the XJ Supercharged with a 470 hp supercharged version of the engine, and the limited-production XJ Supersport powered by a 510 hp supercharged version. An XJ Supersport can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in just 5.0 seconds.

All 2011 XJ models are powered by variants of the AJ-V8 Gen III 5.0-liter V8 first introduced on the 2010 XF and XK models. The all-aluminum four-cam Jaguar V8 engines combine high power with high efficiency, thanks to such technologies as spray-guided direct fuel injection and dual independent variable cam timing, plus a variable inlet manifold on the naturally aspirated engine. On the XJ Supercharged and Supersport models, a twin vortex system (TVS) supercharger and twin water-cooled intercoolers are efficiently packaged in the engine's V.

Pricing:
XJ:  $88,000
XJL:  $95,500
XJ Supercharged:  $104,000
XJL Supercharged:  $107,000
XJ Supersport:  $128,000
XJL Supersport:  $131,000

2011 XK
The 2011 XK combines Jaguar's legendary performance with advanced technologies and sporting luxury to create a grand tourer with the heart and soul of a sports car. XK is available in Coupe or Convertible bodystyles, and with a choice of two engines; the 5.0-liter naturally aspirated V8 or exhilarating 510 hp supercharged engine. Also available to commemorate the brand's 75th anniversary is the XKR175 75th Anniversary Coupe.

The XK's assertive lines reflect the heightened performance delivered by powerful and efficient engines. The sculpted nose features a dramatic front bumper design with chrome details air intakes, heightening the look of power and performance. This is the beauty of a car that so effortlessly fulfills the dual roles of sophisticated, luxurious Grand Tourer and exhilarating, dynamic sports car. 

With an interior rich in craftsmanship, style and technical innovation, the 2011 XK takes the sports car experience to a whole new level. The traditional gear lever has been replaced with a sleek, space-efficient design that is compact and elegant. The interior is furnished with modern, straight-grained Figured Ebony veneer or Knurled Aluminum finish for the XK, or the stunning Dark Oak or Dark Mesh Aluminum finish for the XKR.

Production for the XKR175 75th Anniversary Coupe will be limited to 175 units for the U.S. market and an additional 15 for Canada. All are painted Ultimate Black and also distinguished by 20-inch Kasuga alloy wheels, aerodynamic enhancements and a special interior trim. The electronically governed top speed is raised to 280 km/h, compared to 250 km/h for the standard XKR Coupe.

Pricing:
XK Coupe    $96,500
XK Convertible    $103,200
XKR Coupe    $107,000
XKR Convertible    $114,000
XKR175 75th Anniversary Coupe (Limited Edition)    $116,000

2011 XF
The Jaguar XF sport sedan enters its third model year with a major powertrain change; for 2011, the 5.0-liter AJ-V8 Gen III direct-injection engine, already standard on the XF Premium model, replaces the previous 4.2-liter V8 in the XF base model. As a result, the entry Jaguar now offers 385 hp and 380 lb.-ft. of torque, substantial increases over the 300 hp and 310 lb.-ft. for the 2010 4.2-liter model, and can accelerate from zero to 100 km/h in 5.8 seconds. The 2011 Jaguar XF is the only car in its segment to offer an all-V8 engine lineup.

Interior enhancements include twin-needle stitching which extends across the dash top and gorgeous wood finishes throughout the entire interior. Whether you choose the traditional, glossy Burl Walnut on the XF or XF Premium or the stunning Dark Oak that comes with the supercharged XFR, the craftsmanship is consistently impressive.

Pricing:
XF Luxury    $62,800
XF Premium Luxury    $68,300
XFR    $85,300

New for 2011, all Jaguar models come standard with Jaguar Platinum Coverage, which includes complimentary scheduled maintenance for the five-year/80,000 km (whichever comes first) new vehicle limited warranty periods. This new program also includes no-cost replacement of wear items, such as brake rotors, pads and fluid, and windshield wiper inserts.

2011 Range Rover
Class-leading V8 engines, a multi-talented 6-speed transmission, Terrain Response® upgrades and external styling enhancements all combine to ensure the 2011 Range Rover retains its crown as king of the luxury SUV segment.

The range-topping, 5.0-liter, 510hp supercharged and 375hp naturally-aspirated V8s deliver supreme performance. Their uncompromising, world-class performance is not accompanied by an increase in fuel consumption and emissions compared to their predecessors. These lightweight, direct injection engines combine benchmark efficiency with outstanding power and torque. Acceleration in the naturally aspirated car to 100 km/h is reached in just 7.5 seconds, while for those who want the utmost in performance, the supercharged V8 will rush to 100 km/h in a mere 6.2 seconds.

The 2011 model year Range Rover is further enhanced by improvements to the Terrain Response® system in the form of Hill Start Assist and Gradient Acceleration Control. Dynamically, the Range Rover is equipped with the last word in suspension systems by offering Adaptive Dynamics technology offering firm control of body motions through turns while providing the calm, composed ride Range Rovers are famous for.

Pricing
MSRP
HSE   $94,290
Supercharged   $112,280

2011 Range Rover Sport
The Range Rover Sport models enter the 2011 model year with a solid round of refinements, following a transformational 2010 model year that imbued these performance-focused luxury SUVs with all-new powertrains, a more luxurious interior and enhanced chassis control technology.

In addition, a 2011 Range Rover Sport GT Limited Edition is available, combining the performance of the naturally aspirated 375-horsepower 5.0-liter V8 with a similar styling presence to the Range Rover Sport Autobiography, along with additional features. The Autobiography, which was introduced for 2010 as a limited edition, becomes an option package for 2011. New and reconfigured option packages enhance luxury and value.

Pricing:
V8 HSE  $73,200
V8 Supercharged  $88,980

2011 Land Rover LR4
Following a substantial transformation that gave it an all-new powertrain, a more luxurious interior and chassis refinements for 2010, the Land Rover LR4 enters the 2011 model year with additional dynamic control features and a new available Vision Assist Package.

New for 2011, enhancements to the Terrain Response™ system bolster the LR4's already considerable off-road capability, while new and reconfigured option packages enhance luxury and value.

Pricing:
$59,990

2011 Land Rover LR2
Upgraded interior and exterior styling give a fresh new look for the 2011 Land Rover LR2. Exterior design changes include a new front bumper and two bar grille, giving the LR2 a front appearance in line with the hot-selling new Land Rover LR4.

Three new colours, and new alloy wheels give the 2011 LR2 an overall more contemporary, sporty appearance. Inside, a new range of seat styles and a redesigned instrument cluster give the interior of the 2011 LR2 a fresh appearance.

Land Rover aficionados will also note another small but significant change in the famous Land Rover logo, which changes colour for 2011 from gold on green to a more contemporary bright silver on green.

Pricing:
$44,950

All-new 2012 Range Rover Evoque
The Range Rover Evoque brings the acclaimed Land Rover's LRX concept car into production reality, faithfully capturing the original design of this landmark coupe concept. 

In keeping with the ethos of Range Rover, the Range Rover Evoque delivers premium levels of craftsmanship, luxury, performance and renowned Land Rover multi-terrain capability into a more compact package.

The Range Rover Evoque is the lightest, most fuel-efficient Range Rover ever. It is a strong demonstration of the marque's commitment to environmental sustainability.

Lightweight construction techniques ensure optimum efficiency is achieved. A new state-of-the-art engine comes with turbocharging and direct injection. The Range Rover Evoque also adopts low CO2 systems such as Electric Power-Assisted Steering (EPAS) and is built to maximize end of life recyclability.

A new 240bhp, 2.0-litre Si4 engine combines direct fuel injection, turbocharging and twin variable valve timing for exceptional drivability and fuel efficiency.

The Range Rover Evoque will be manufactured at Land Rover's multi award-winning Halewood plant in Merseyside, UK. The car will go on sale in more than 160 markets worldwide and in 22 dealers across Canada from Fall 2011.

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Information about Jaguar North America products is available to consumers via the Internet at www.jaguarusa.com

Jaguar
From its beginning as a manufacturer of motorcycle sidecars in 1922, Jaguar Cars has grown to become one of the world's premier manufacturers of luxury sedans and sports cars and with that, one of the most recognized commercial brands. The company's vision is simple: To produce beautiful fast cars that are desired the world over. The company operates two manufacturing plants in the United Kingdom and is fully engaged in environmental programs, community work and brand awareness exercises such as motorsports.

Land Rover
Since 1948 Land Rover has been manufacturing authentic 4x4s that represent true "breadth of capability" across the model range. Defender, LR2 (Freelander 2), LR4 (Discovery 4), Range Rover Sport and Range Rover each define the world's 4x4 sectors, with 78% of this model range exported to over 140 countries. Land Rover employs 8,500 people and supports a further 40,000 jobs supported in the supply chain.

Land Rover takes its responsibility to the environment seriously. Emissions have been cut with all new models and, together with Jaguar, Land Rover is investing £800m on technology specifically aimed at reducing carbon dioxide emissions. Since September 2006, carbon dioxide generated by Land Rover manufacturing activities and UK customer vehicle use has been balanced through an industry leading offset program run by Climate Care.

SOURCE Jaguar Land Rover Canada

For further information:

Barbara Barrett
Jaguar Land Rover Canada
ULC
Communications Manager
613.230.2639
Or
416.565.0226
bbarret7@jaguarlandrover.com

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