The new Jaguar XE 300 SPORT is now available in South Africa with a price tag ranging from R792 800 .
The price includes VAT except CO2 charges.
It is available in four colours, with a unique 300 SPORT badging and Dark Satin Grey exterior trim for the grille, window surrounds, side sills, vents, rear valance, mirror caps and boot spoiler.
On top of four exterior paint choices including Caldera Red, Santorin Black, Indus Silver and Yulong White.
It is has a 19- and 20-inch alloy wheel also with Dark Satin Grey appearance.
Special black brake calipers has 300 SPORT branding.
The interior has matching 300 SPORT badging on the steering wheel, sill tread plates, carpet mats and headrests, and striking yellow contrast stitching on the instrument panel, door casings, carpet mats, armrest, multi-function steering wheel, split-fold rear seat and standard 14-way electric front seats.
The rear-wheel drive 300 SPORT features Jaguar Land Rover’s 221kW/400Nm 2.0-litre four-cylinder Ingenium petrol engine and an 8-speed automatic transmission.
Rear-wheel drive sedan can accelerate from 0-100km/h in just 5.7 second.
The standard on all Jaguar XE models including the 300 SPORT, Torque Vectoring
When braking it helps to maximise control through corners by providing controlled independent braking on the individual inside front and rear wheels.
The system delivers outstanding sports car-like agility and added driver confidence.
Also standard on all XEs, All Surface Progress Control is a low speed cruise control that helps with low traction situations in all weather conditions so that drivers can concentrate on steering, while Jaguar drive Control allows drivers to select various drive modes at the touch of a finger.
Settings range from Dynamic with faster gear shifts and sportier kickdowns to ECO with earlier upshifts and more efficient transmission programmes.