Fast-forward trajectory: The new Jaguar XE powerhouse from Saad & Trad

July 6, 2015

Lebanon’s official representatives of Jaguar, Saad & Trad SAL have released yet another trophy into the market. The Jaguar XE, now on our soil, keeps steady on its path towards excellence the vintage automobile rightfully claimed since its initiation and for a long time coming. Never ceasing to amaze, its latest addition is revved to action through an all new Ingenium family of engine with six-speed manual and eight-speed automatic transmissions. The outcome is an economic albeit power-savvy drive marrying high performance and refinement, to the tune of low fuel consumption and CO2 emission. Its lightweight construction gives it a fluid drive, with impeccably precise handling hinged on a double wishbone and integral link suspension. And when you’re in this vehicle, you can go the distance from 0 – 100 km/h in just 4.9 seconds riding on the wings of a supercharged 3.0 liter V6.

Car specs:

– Aluminium-intensive monocoque
– Classic rear-drive stance
– Six-speed manual and eight-speed automatic transmissions
– Double wishbone and Integral Link suspension for precise handling and a
supple ride

– High-efficiency 2.0-litre Ingenium diesel: 163PS; 75mpg, 99g/km CO2
– Supercharged 3.0-liter V6: 340PS; 0-100 km/h: 4.9s
– Electric power steering delivers benchmark response with CO2 savings of
up to 3 per cent- Jaguar

– Drive Control with Eco, Normal, Winter and Dynamic modes
– Intuitive new InControl Touch infotainment system with 8-inch touchscreen
– World debut of Jaguar All Surface Progress Control (revolutionary system that maximises low-speed traction in adverse conditions)
– Stereo camera technology enables autonomous emergency braking, lane departure warning and auto high-beam assist
– Laser head-up display generates high-contrast color images

For more info, please call Saad & Trad SAL on 01 613-670



by Ghassan Khayyat
Ghassan was tuned into the writing world on a transistor radio-wave of an unbeknownst frequency, once upon a daydream dreary. With a firm belief in Dr. Seussims and all things gadget and gizmo-tronic, he tinkers before he speaks, and chooses his words technologically. He is Editor for T3 Middle East’s Levant English publication and English website, and Associated Editor for the GCC English publication. Reach him at