April 8, 2004
New York auto show
Jaguar offers longer wheelbase XJ sedan
New York, New York – On sale this September, the 2005 Jaguar XJ adopts a new long wheelbase format for the North American market. The model range will expand from three to five distinct models with two standard wheelbase models continuing from the 2004 range, launched in 2003. The flagship Super V8 model returns to the XJ line up after two years away offering unique features combined with a 390 horsepower supercharged powertrain.
The long wheelbase XJ has a wheelbase and overall length extended by 5 inches, and height increased by 0.28 inches. A choice of rear seating configurations, from fixed bench to power adjustable bench are available, and longer rear doors improve accessibility.
A comprehensive range of comfort and equipment options – including folding Business Tray work-tables, four-zone climate control with individual rear passenger settings, Multimedia Entertainment system with twin display screens, DVD player and universal connectivity compatible with iPod, MP3 are available.