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Jaguar Goes Loopy at Launch of New E-Pace SUV

Compact ute to pair up with bigger F-Pace.

by on Jul.13, 2017

Jaguar is hoping that buyers will also flip for its new E-Pace SUV. The stunt earned a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records.

Jaguar is hoping buyers will flip for the company’s new SUV, so it decided to have the E-Pace turn head-over-heels during a splashy London debut today. What’s clear is that the 50-foot jump, complete with a 270-degree barrel roll has earned Jaguar’s second SUV a Guinness World Record.

The E-Pace makes its appearance barely two years after the debut of the F-Pace, the larger utility vehicle now Jaguar’s best-selling offering – and together they reflect the dramatic shift in the global automotive market. In the U.S., in particular, utility models now account for more than 40% of overall vehicle sales, and they’re rapidly gaining traction in the luxury segment.

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The five-seat compact SUV is based on a shortened version of the Lightweight Aluminum Architecture used for the F-Pace, as well as the 2016 Jaguar XF and the XE compact luxury sedan. The British maker has already revealed that it will reach showrooms early next year at a base price of $38,600 plus $995 delivery charges. (more…)

Volvo Moving Upscale with XC90 Excellence

The race to the top of the luxury heap heats up.

by on Mar.24, 2016

Volvo is looking to leverage its award-winning XC90 SUV to jump to the top of the luxury market.

With dozens of new models vying for attention of affluent buyers, the definition of a luxury vehicles continues to evolve.

Volvo used the New York International Auto Show, where the struggle for the attention of luxury buyers in very intense, to unveil the Volvo XC90 Excellence, where the seating is limited but the vehicle suggests that the race to deliver the ultimate luxury package is far from complete.

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Volvo displayed the four-seat ultra-luxurious variant of the XC90 sport-utility vehicle, which was named North American Truck of the Year in January, as production begins in Gothenburg, Sweden. Only limited numbers of the XC90 Excellence will be available in the United States this summer, with an MSRP of $104,900, Volvo officials said. (more…)