Our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy have changed.

By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to the new Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

4 of 4
BACKNEXT
Luxury space
Luxury space
The XJ's glass roof allows more light into the interior. That, in turn, allowed designers to give the car a lower roofline without making the cabin feel cramped inside, Jaguar says.

The new XJ will be available from the start in both standard and long-wheelbase body styles. Long-wheelbase versions will provide rearseat passengers with five extra inches of legroom.

While a global economy that's struggling to come out of recession might seem like a terrible environment in which to launch a car that will range in price from about $72,000 up to over $100,000, O'Driscoll calls it "the best of times, and the worst of times."

While sales are down, Jaguar has been gaining market share in luxury segments, he claims. That means the eventual global come-back should bring good things for Jaguar, he said.

NEXT

Last updated July 09 2009: 5:12 PM ET
Email | Print | Share  |  RSS
 
google my aol my msn my yahoo! netvibes
Paste this link into your favorite RSS desktop reader
See all CNNMoney.com RSS FEEDS (close)
Find Your Next Car
More Galleries
Best business class airline lounges around the world Between August 2015 and May 2016, Skytrax surveyed over 19.2 million customers to find the best airline lounges. Here is what they found. More
What Boeing's new 737 Max 9 has under the hood Boeing unveiled its new, longer 737 Max 9 airliner earlier this month, the second member of the updated single-aisle jet family. The first aircraft will deliver to airlines starting in 2018. More
Toy Fair surfaces holograms, robotic animals, dolls for boys The Toy Industry Association's annual fair revealed countless tech-enabled toys -- and some fresh takes on old classics. More

Special Offer