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SPRINGING A SURPRISE: Mated to the accomplished eight-speed automatic transmission with its wide spread of gear ratios, the engine's peak torque is perfectly harnessed to produce smooth and almost muscular progress
BT_20141220_SEJAGUAR20_8_1419892.jpg
SPRINGING A SURPRISE: Mated to the accomplished eight-speed automatic transmission with its wide spread of gear ratios, the engine's peak torque is perfectly harnessed to produce smooth and almost muscular progress
BT_20141220_SEJAGUAR20_8_1419892.jpg
SPRINGING A SURPRISE: Mated to the accomplished eight-speed automatic transmission with its wide spread of gear ratios, the engine's peak torque is perfectly harnessed to produce smooth and almost muscular progress

Big body good, small engine better

The Jaguar XJ full-size sedan is the only car in its class with a 2.0-litre engine.
Dec 20, 2014 5:50 AM

THE downsizing trend has been so successful in replacing larger engines with smaller and more efficient turbocharged units that hardly anyone bats an eyelid when it is done these days. But once in a while, a manufacturer still manages to spring a surprise. One such application is by Jaguar,