The Jaguar XE small sedan was spotted in winter testing on an ice rink on Tuesday (11). The model will be direct opponent of the Audi A4, the BMW 3 Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class, and should reach the market in 2015 with a four-door version.
According to information provided by the German automaker, the novelty will have three engine options including a 2.2-liter diesel 170 horsepower, 1.6 liter four-cylinder petrol engine and 156 hp 2.0-liter four-cylinder petrol engine 184 hp.
Daimler is willing to maintain partnership with Renault-Nissan in the coming years. Speaking at the Automotive News website, Dieter Zetsche, CEO of the company, said that work together need not be restricted to a model or a segment.