Jaguar unveil new petrol Ingenium motor

Jaguar has unveiled a new engine that will join the XE and XF saloons, as well as the F-Pace SUV ranges.

The 2.0-litre four-cylinder Ingenium petrol unit benefits from the latest Jaguar Land Rover engine technology, including twin-scroll turbochargers with new ceramic ball bearings that reduce friction and a high-flow compressor wheel to deliver enhanced performance. It will be constructed in Wolverhampton at JLR’s Engine Manufacturing Centre.

In terms of performance, the engine produces 300bhp and 400Nm of torque, which Jaguar claims can take the F-PACE from 0-60mph in 5.7 seconds while achieving a fuel economy of 40mpg.

The XF will achieve 0-60mph in 5.5 seconds and 40mpg with the new Ingenium engine, while in the XE 0-60mph also comes in 5.5 seconds with 41.5mpg.

Discussing the engine, Nick Rogers, executive director of product engineering, said: “We continue to broaden the range of our Ingenium engine family, giving customers more choice than ever before.”

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