XJ Jaguar 50 Years On

Jaguar XJ50Jaguar commemorates Fifty years of the XJ with a brand new special edition XJ50 design, and it is for sale in the United Kingdom now

Jaguar has revealed a brand new special edition XJ in the Beijing Motor Show, commemorating half a century of the flagship XJ name plate.

The anniversary version XJ sits on a set of 20-inch dual 5 spoke alloy wheels, whilst the front grille fine mesh and air vents are done in black. Distinctive XJ50 badging decorates the back and side air vents, offered colour schemes of brilliant Fuji White, and dark Santorini Black, subtle Loire Blue and rich Rosello Red are the choices from the XJ’s brochure is provided. The body kit is influenced from the Life story form of the vehicle.

Inside the cabin, the XJ50 features two tone natural leather upholstery with a soft grain diamond quilted luxury seats and Jaguar images stamped on the headrests. An XJ50 emblem is located on the centre armrest, whilst distinctive XJ50 tread plates are built in as well. Lastly, the gearshift paddles at the rear of the steering wheel are anodised.

Underneath the hood is Jaguar’s own 3.-litre, six-cylinder turbocharged diesel-powered powerplant, generating 296bhp. This means that standard wheelbase variations of the XJ50 should be able to sprint from halt to 62mph in 5.9 seconds, delivering power to the back wheels through an eight-speed auto gearbox.

Either regular or long wheelbase variations of the stunning XJ50 are available, with United Kingdom prices starting off at £74,280.