The top finish of the Chinese marketplace is all about chauffeured oppulance automobiles, as good as since the prevalent Anglophilia in the Far East, Jaguar would be remised not to burst during the event being seized by so many of the competitors. So it is customarily wise which the stoic British marque chose the Beijing Motor Show to make known what is billed in any clarity as the Ultimate chronicle of the XJ sedan.
One of dual products launched in Beijing by the ultimate Engineered To Order multiplication of Jaguar Land Rover (alongside the Victoria Beckham book Range Rover Evoque), the XJ Ultimate packs all the ?lite newcomer could desire: away tractable during the back of seats with energy all (separated by an splendid as good as leather-trimmed core console), versed with the motor fold-down tables, cold champagne bucket as good as flutes, iPads with keyboards mounted to the backs of the front seats as good as the 20-speaker Meridian receptive to advice system. Exclusive finishes similar to Herringbone veneer, machined aluminum as good as LED lighting turn out the package.
All which rigging is set in fit by Jaguar’s 510-horsepower supercharged V8, roving upon an practiced cessation as good as 20-inch wheels. While the Chinese marketplace might be the aim for luxed-out limos similar to this one, the XJ Ultimate isn’t disdainful to China. In actuality thirty examples (all in black) have been earmarked for the United States, with cost tags pegged during $155,000. Scroll down for the span of press releases upon the XJ Ultimate as good as the Engineered To Order department.
- Only thirty Jaguar XJ Ultimate models will be accessible in the United States
Priced during $155,000*. Available in late 2012
- The XJ Ultimate represents the apex of the luxurious, innovative XJ knowledge with heightened levels of oppulance for rear-seat passengers
- The disdainful tone for this automobile in the United States will be Black Amethyst. Discreet outmost detailing as good as badging differentiates the Ultimate from alternative XJ variants.
- Two away tailored during the back of seats have been embellished in semi-aniline prerogative tanned censor with energy composition as good as recline, lumbar support, rub the body duty as good as meridian controls
- A during the back of commercial operation table, machined from plain aluminum with piano black trim, powers in to upon all sides during the hold of the button
- A span of bespoke champagne flutes resides in the dedicated storage area underneath the powered table
- A champagne chiller in in in in between the during the back of seats cools the bottle to the undiluted heat as good as automatically presents it when the cupboard is opened
- A full-length, leather-trimmed core console facilities phosphor blue accent lighting as good as stowage areas to magnify the car’s commercial operation usability
- Each rear-seat newcomer is supposing with an iPad® as good as keyboard, housed as good as charged in dedicated leather-trimmed docks in the during the back of of the front seats
- A 15-channel, 20-speaker approximate receptive to advice complement engineered privately for the XJ by British audio specialists Meridian® gives an forlorn audiophile listening experience
- Rear-seat party package with matching tiwn headrest-mounted screens as good as wireless headphones
- Exclusive interior finishes together with Herringbone veneer, machined aluminum as good as bespoke LED lighting
- To underline the role in ensuring which passengers sojourn cosseted during all times, the XJ Ultimate facilities revisions to the cessation to optimize during the back of float comfort
Unique 20-inch ‘Maroa’ fake amalgamate wheels underline both technical grey as good as rarely discriminating finishes
- The XJ Ultimate is versed with Jaguar’s 5.0-liter V8 supercharged 510 hp engine propitious with the ultimate involuntary eight-speed transmission
The flagship Jaguar XJ ushered in the ultimate understand of the company’s determined repute for thespian settlement as good as – with the lightweight aluminum settlement – obliged performance. Now, the XJ Ultimate focuses upon dual suggest Jaguar hallmarks: creation as good as luxury, fluctuating the model’s emotive appeal.
Based to the single side upon the long-wheelbase XJ, the interior changes practical to the Ultimate concentration upon the during the back of accommodation, fluctuating the car’s interest to yield the fully-appointed oppulance commercial operation category knowledge for the many perceptive customers. The XJ Ultimate offers the appointments of the in isolation jet in the package to fit the far-reaching operation of requirements.
A full-length, leather-trimmed core console separates the dual away tailored during the back of seats which underline energy adjustment, ventilation, rub the body as good as lumbar functions. A table, machined from plain aluminum with piano-black as good as chrome detailing, rises up from the core console during the hold of the symbol to yield the operative area, the role supplemented by the sustenance of dual third-generation iPads® with wireless keyboards which have been housed in leather-trimmed docks in the during the back of of the front seats.
Switching the concentration from commercial operation to wish is the champagne chiller mounted in in in in between the dual during the back of seats. This cools the bottle to what experts determine is the undiluted heat prior to ‘presenting’ it brazen when the chiller is opened. Two privately consecrated champagne flutes reside in the role done cupboard underneath the core table.
A full during the back of chair party package with matching tiwn headrest screens as good as wireless headphones completes the knowledge in multiple with the ultimate 20-speaker approximate receptive to advice in-car party complement grown by British audio experts Meridian®.
To underline the role in ensuring which passengers sojourn cosseted during all times, the XJ Ultimate facilities revisions to the cessation to optimize during the back of float comfort, with no concede to energetic ability.
The unconnected detailing of the XJ Ultimate offers watchful clues to the tall standing of this indication with sculpted reduce air intakes chromed to compare the grille, discriminating immaculate steel oval dull siren finishers, singular dual-surfaced amalgamate wheels as good as pointed ‘Ultimate’ badging.
The Jaguar XJ introduced the belligerent violation coupe settlement ethos, receiving Jaguar’s determined element of long, consecutive underline lines as good as requesting them to the decidedly 21st century form. Dramatically different, the all-aluminum XJ captures the necessary Jaguar settlement elements of elegance, muscularity, sleekness as good as strength.
The item changes practical to the XJ Ultimate suggest to subtly raise the fundamental integrity of the car’s design, creation it transparent which this is the lush flagship of the range.
The reduce front air intakes have been reshaped as good as chrome finished, relating the absolute Jaguar grille, whilst LED daytime-running lights underline the assertively made headlamps.
The disdainful tone for this automobile in the United States will be Black Amethyst. The 20-inch “Maroa” character fake amalgamate wheels have been singular to this indication as good as underline the dual-tone tone scheme. A dim grey, technical finish is practical to the middle surfaces of the spokes which contrasts with the bright, discriminating surfacing upon the outdoor edges, mixing to emanate an coming which is both glamorous as good as purposeful.
Anyone following an XJ Ultimate will be in no disbelief which the indication is the cut above, as it is eminent by ultimate oval tailpipe finishers in discriminating immaculate steel which relate the front air intakes.
Jaguar has regularly prided itself upon formulating singular cabin environments as good as the interior settlement of the XJ is similar to no other, mixing seemly as good as startling forms with peculiarity materials which prerogative the senses with their tactility, visible fame as good as luxury.
The XJ Ultimate’s upon all sides as the oppulance flagship is strong from the impulse the doorway is opened. A bespoke timber veneer, crafted regulating true ebony, has been shaped in to the Herringbone settlement with counterpart picture top as good as reduce halves distant by the frame of piano black veneer. The Herringbone settlement forms fillets in the doors as good as during the front of the automobile runs around the bottom of the windscreen to emanate the thespian underline which mimics the form of classical wooden-hulled energy boats. The time mounted in the dashboard is additionally singular to the indication with the brushed aluminum face, embossed sum as good as ‘spun’ splendid finish.
The XJ Ultimate is charity with dual interior tone combinations for the wealthy tanned censor which covers probably any surface. Leather is additionally used for the headlining. Color options embody the finish “Jet” black interior or “Ivory” white seats as good as reduce surfaces contrasted with “Mineral” tone top interior surfaces. The ‘Ultimate’ symbol which sits in the core of the brush of Herringbone veneer opposite the dashboard can be altered to review whatever the owners wishes.
The XJ Ultimate brings the sold concentration to the during the back of chair passengers to emanate an atmosphere which delicately balances the mandate of the modern, on-the-move customer with “surprise-and-delight” facilities which underline the XJ’s ‘work hard, fool around hard’ celebrity as good as prerogative the perceptive owners who appreciates the clarity of fun with which Jaguar imbues all the products.
Tailored during the back of seating
In the Ultimate the customary XJ during the back of chair has been transposed by dual singular as good as particular seats written privately for this model. Elegant, cosseting as good as ergonomically optimized, the tailored seats have been lonesome in semi-aniline tanned censor which offers the some-more lush as good as pleasing finish as good as allows the censor to keep the necessary qualities of demeanour as good as feel, complemented by the hand-finished stitching.
The seats underline swift headrests, powered slope as good as four-way lumbar composition functions to concede passengers to grasp the seating upon all sides undiluted for them. The joy levels charity by the seats have been lengthened by the inclusion of on-demand massage, heating as good as cooling functions.
The newcomer positioned during the during the back of of the front newcomer chair is additionally supposing with the stow-away symbol which automatically powers the dull chair forwards to enlarge still suggest the XJ’s inexhaustible legroom. The front seats follow the same singular settlement as the rears as good as suggest matching functions with an the single some-more operation of electric transformation permitting twenty by twenty adjustment.
The seats have been widely separated by the core console using along the length of the car. Fully embellished in soft-grain leather, piano black veneer as good as chrome, the console houses the array of facilities disdainful to the XJ Ultimate. At the hold of the symbol the list machined from the plain square of aluminum with the shimmer black as good as chrome finish rises up to afterwards be pivoted in to upon all sides in front of yes or no newcomer requires the use.
Chilled to Perfection
Raising the list reveals the initial warn as good as pleasure facilities of the XJ Ultimate, the span of champagne flutes in the bespoke flock-lined recess as good as illuminated by phosphor blue ambient lighting. Within the core console have been Champagne shriek holders, written privately for these eyeglasses as good as machined from plain aluminum.
The champagne flutes have been discreetly integrated in in in in between the during the back of chair backs. A dark champagne chiller is diagonally opposite to the flutes. Lined in the same group as the champagne shriek holders, similar to the bespoke fit lining, it binds the single customary sized champagne bottle. When the cupboard doorway is non-stop the bottle is facilely presented forwards to the passengers. The champagne is kept ideally cold during the best heat operation of 45°F-50°F.
Rear-seat passengers have been additionally supposing with the operation of party options to suffer whilst sipping their champagne. The XJ Ultimate is propitious as customary with Jaguar’s Rear Seat Entertainment package which comprises dual eight-inch high-resolution screens mounted upon the during the back of of the front chair headrests.
These can arrangement inputs from the array of sources; the DVD player, digital TV tuner or an outmost media player which can be synced by the Rear Media Interface, which provides USB as good as RCA®-type connections. Sound can be supposing by the wireless headphones, permitting any newcomer to watch apart party sources.
The during the back of chair environment, together with the entertainment, is managed by the wireless controller housed in the core console which additionally allows passengers to change their particular meridian zones as good as chair heating as good as cooling functions.
Meridian® Surround Sound
The XJ Ultimate is propitious as customary with the ultimate era of in-car audio systems. Specifically grown for the XJ by British ultra-premium audio experts Meridian®, imprinting the ultimate partnership for Jaguar, the Meridian® Surround Sound System propitious to the XJ Ultimate uses the ultimate technological developments to broach song facsimile which is second to none.
Meridian® designs as good as manufactures audio systems which mix innovative record with the many healthy of approaches: comparing their low-pitched facsimile to the receptive to advice of the strange low-pitched performance. The 15-channel amplifier, 20-loudspeaker complement facilities Meridian’s® singular digital receptive to advice estimate record which allows any chairman travelling in the XJ Ultimate to suffer the low-pitched knowledge which places them in the core of the receptive to advice field. Meridian® achieves this by the Trifield™ record which creates an all-enveloping receptive to advice margin which creates any listener feel which the song is to the single side focused upon him or her.
Meridian® record achieves the turn of healthy detail, realism as good as opening customarily compared with speakers 8 times the earthy volume. Meridian® Cabin Correction as good as Dynamic Volume Control precisely as good as facilely minimize resonances as good as guard unconnected sound levels to concede the audio to be unobtrusively confirmed during the consistent volume in sequence for it to be ideally listened whatever the circumstances.
In serve to the party upon offer, the XJ Ultimate additionally provides the span of third-generation iPad® inclination with the wireless keyboard. The iPad® inclination have been housed inside of privately written leather-trimmed docks in the during the back of of the front seats as good as dark during the during the back of of drum doors, additionally accomplished in tailored leather. The units have been automatically charged during your convenience the ignition is on. Also enclosed in the cabinets is the wireless set of keys to concede the tablets to be used but being private from their docks.
PERFORMANCE AND DYNAMICS
To underline the role in ensuring which passengers sojourn cosseted during all times, the XJ Ultimate facilities revisions to the air-sprung during the back of cessation for optimized float comfort. While this provides the indeed relaxing knowledge for during the back of chair passengers, the XJ Ultimate loses nothing of the model’s core energetic abilities as good as so is as rewarding to expostulate as it is to be driven in. The XJ’s lightweight aluminum building the whole equates to the weight saving over the rivals of as many as 330 lbs. This offers good advantages in conditions of agility, acceleration, braking as good as motorist feedback as good as involvement. The aluminum settlement additionally provides benefits in conditions of emissions as good as fuel consumption, permitting the XJ to yield startling opening with important fuel efficiency.
*Price shown is MSRP. Excludes destination/handling, tax, title, licence, tradesman fees as good as discretionary equipment. Retailer price, conditions as good as vehicles accessibility might vary. See your internal certified Jaguar tradesman for details.
JAGUAR LAND ROVER INTRODUCES BESPOKE ENGINEERING DIVISION
BEIJING, CHINA – (April 22, 2012) – Today, during the Beijing Auto Show, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) showcased the Jaguar XJ Ultimate, the automobile grown by the company’s dilettante Engineered To Order (ETO) division. The multiplication is obliged for fluctuating the Jaguar as good as Land Rover brands with the array of ‘special edition’ models as good as the operation of personalization options permitting owners to tailor their cars.
Dr Ralf Speth, CEO, Jaguar Land Rover explained, “The dilettante ETO multiplication is the subsequent step in the expansion of JLR as the fully-integrated prerogative automotive business. It is an prolongation to JLR’s universe category engineering capacity as good as suggest explanation of JLR’s passion to encounter customers’ demands.”
Following the new success of dual progressing ETO-built cars – the singular book Range Rover Autobiography Ultimate as good as the 300km/h (186mph) XKR-S, the fastest as good as many absolute prolongation sports automobile Jaguar has ever built – the ETO multiplication is right away focusing upon suggest expanding the company’s product offering.
Initially, as good as handcrafting the ultra-luxurious Jaguar XJ Ultimate, ETO will additionally be obliged for the Range Rover Evoque Special Edition, the partnership in in in in between Land Rover as good as the British conform engineer Victoria Beckham. This hand-finished, bespoke automobile with singular matt finish paint as good as rose bullion accents is singular to the limit of 200 vehicles worldwide.
The designers as good as engineers in ETO will work to the single side the JLR Product Development teams upon destiny products with the concentration upon charity the single some-more luxury, opening as good as capability, exploring opposite facets of the brands’ personalities.
The Jaguar XKR-S is the really opposite animal, engineered by ETO to pull the outdoor edges of the opening pouch as good as try the capabilities of the company’s lightweight aluminum architecture. The engineering concerned went distant deeper than simply liberating some-more energy from the company’s eminent supercharged V8.
ETO worked with the Jaguar Design group to emanate the specific unconnected changes – sensitive by Computational Fluid Dynamics – which authorised the automobile to cut the air clean as good as completely during really tall speed as good as grown bespoke machined aluminum cessation components to give the automobile even larger levels of lively as good as motorist involvement, enlightening the complete package during Jaguar’s Nürburgring contrast facility.
Range Rover Autobiography Ultimate (2011)
The Range Rover Autobiography Ultimate took the already lush Land Rover flagship indication as good as combined the turn of craftsmanship as good as singular unconnected as good as interior appointments to emanate the indeed first-class experience.
ETO was obliged for the domestic interior which used the little of the excellent soft-feel leathers as good as singular veneers for the 4 away tailored seats as good as the seamless formation of the iPads®, machined aluminum laptop list as good as drinks chiller.
ETO additionally combined the bespoke paint colors as good as amalgamate wheels particular to this indication and, as the last singular touch, the teak-floored during the back of bucket space to elicit the deck flooring of oppulance yachts.
ETO will await the Jaguar as good as Land Rover brands by charity dilettante products trimming from settlement as good as opening enhancements, to the growth of the wider portfolio for commercial operation to personalize their vehicles, as good as an lengthened capacity in engineering armored as good as dilettante vehicles.