JLR’s Chicago Show Lineup Announced

Jaguar Land Rover will display the F-Pace, XE and Range Rover Evoque Convertible in Chicago.

The company’s first ever SUV, the F-Pace, was presented last year in Frankfurt and promises dynamic driving experience sharings its aluminum-intensive platform with the XE and XF, along with the driver assistance features and powertrain components.

U.S. buyers will get the 3.0-liter supercharged gasoline V6, with 340hp or 380hp, connected to an 8-speed gearbox that sends power to the AWD system. Later, a new turbo four-cylinder Ingenium diesel will join the lineup.

Jaguar’s answer to the Audi A4, BMW 3-Series, Mercedes-Benz C-Class or Cadillac ATS is called the XE and it’s a compact sports sedan launched globally in 2015, which will arrive in North American showrooms this spring, as a 2017MY.

The XE will be available with a choice of three powertrains that include a 2.0-liter 180hp diesel four-pot, in the 20d, a 240hp turbo gasoline four-cylinder in the 25t and the 340hp supercharged gasoline V6 range-topper, the 35t. These are available in RWD and AWD configurations and they start from $34,900.

The newest model in the Range Rover Evoque lineup, the 2017 Evoque Convertible, will be brought to the Windy City too, with its acoustically lined fabric top and all-terrain capability. The model debuted at the 2015 LA Auto Show and JLR will offer it in the U.S. from mid-2016, from $50,475.