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Jaguar Offers First Glimpse of New XJ at 2009 Shanghai Auto - VIDEO ENHANCED

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SHANGHAI - April 20, 2009: An all-new Jaguar XJ will make its public debut this July – and today saw the preview and release of first information on this breathtaking new Jaguar.

Speaking at Auto Shanghai 2009, Jaguar Cars Managing Director, Mike O'Driscoll confirmed that:

• The all-new XJ will go on sale at the end of 2009 - but will officially be revealed on July 9th in London.

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• The all-new XJ is the first car to feature the next-generation of Jaguar's aerospace-inspired aluminium body architecture.

• All of Jaguar's new ultra-efficient Gen III petrol and diesel engines will be available in the new XJ, including the already acclaimed V6 diesel and 510 bhp supercharged V8.

• There will be a choice of standard- or long wheelbase models.

• The all-new XJ will introduce the highest standards of personal luxury and specification, including a panoramic glass roof.

Full details of the all-new XJ including prices will be revealed on July 9th and orders for delivery in early 2010 will be taken from this time.

Dependent on market, the all-new XJ will be in dealerships from the end of this year. To register interest ahead of that time, customers should access