British luxury auto brand, Jaguar recently introduced a special edition model of its flagship saloon XJ in order to commemorate the vehicle’s 50th anniversary. The 2018 Jaguar XJ50 anniversary edition was officially unveiled at the 2018 Beijing Motor Show. The iconic Jaguar XJ has completed its golden jubilee in its current eighth generation avatar, and the special edition model of the luxury vehicle certainly has something special to offer to increase its appeal.
While speaking on the regal Jaguar XJ50 Anniversary Edition models, the company’s design boss Ian Callum said “spanning half a century, the Jaguar XJ” has remained true to its legacy with its magnificent balance of beautiful styling, smart performance and indulgent luxurious appeal to make sure that it can be easily distinguished from any other luxury vehicle.
He added by saying that the Jaguar XJ is definitely a car that’s worth celebrating and the special edition XJ50 pays homage to this iconic vehicle within the Jaguar brand that the company believes is one of the most stylish sporting saloons in the world.
Here’s a look at the new 2018 Jaguar XJ50 anniversary edition model:
The new Jaguar XJ50 anniversary special edition has been introduced in two versions for the prospective customers to choose from, namely - standard and long wheelbase.
When mechanical specifications are concerned, both the XJ 50th anniversary special edition models get equipped with a powerful 3.0 litre diesel motor that has the capability to churn out a max power output of 300 PS. This refined diesel engine gets paired with a sophisticated 8 speed automatic transmission gearbox to offer optimum performance and butter smooth ride experience.
When styling updates are concerned, the new XJ50 special edition models set themselves apart from the current eighth generation model with its redone front and rear bumpers in Autobiography style, while there are also newly styled 20 inch Venom alloy wheels. The special edition also flaunts its front radiator grille in a regal black finish, while the special badging on its side vents as well as at its rear end announces its special class. These updates make the luxury vehicle offer a grander visual appeal than the standard model.
4. The new Jaguar XJ50 anniversary special editions will be offered in four sophisticated body colour options for the buyers to choose from. These are namely - Santorini Black, Fuji White, Rosello Red and Loire Blue.
5. When the cabin of the XJ50 edition is concerned, the car’s already lavish interiors gets more exquisite with the addition of the luxurious soft-grain diamond-quilted seat upholstery and fine embossed leaper on the headrests. The car cabin also gets an XJ50 insignia on the centre armrest. Apart from these the iconic British luxury auto brand has also endowed several other small and subtle updates on the inside to make it look and feel more special. There are anniversary plates across the cabin celebrating the golden jubilee of the model.
6. The 2018 Jaguar XJ50 anniversary edition models are available to order at a starting price of £74,280 in the car market of U.K.