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Jaguar plans to manufacture 750,000 units by year 2018

Sunday, March 6th, 2011

2012-Jaguar-XKR-S-SportWhen luxury car brand Jaguar was still under the wings of the Premiere Auto Group, it simmered down on its ambitious big-volume plans. But they are with Tata now and they are scaling up their volumes once more. It has yet to be made official but Jaguar is said to be planning to manufacture around 750,000 units by the end of year 2018 with the help of Land Rover as its partner. Yes, Jaguar is back to its big-volume dreams as the 750,000 units plan is about three times as much as its present production figures suggest.

The new breeds of executives of these car companies have agreed make engines that are more fuel-efficient and vehicle designs and production procedures that are more applicable to a wider range.

With these in mind, the Land Rover needs to evaluate several components of its upcoming models while Jaguar is working on revamping the XF model that comes with a corresponding wagon counterpart that will be launched in the last quarter of the year. By the year 2013, Jaguar is said to launch sports car models with lighter price tags and a family-friendly car model that will go head to head with the BMW 3-series and the Mercedes-Benz C-class range. There are also planning to launch new versions for XK and XF models by 2014.

There also word that Jaguar is brainstorming about the creation of a four-door shooting brake system that will debut along with the next-generation XF models. This plan is speculated to give the sales a boost by almost 15 percent.