Jaguar Land Rover plans to launch its electric XJ replacement on a new electric platform that can also be used in a fully electric Range Rover.
The new modular longitudinal architecture platform, or MLA, can be used with all-electric, hybrid and hybrid hybrids. It will be used for the first time in a "big SUV and a great premium sedan," which is expected to be a new Range Rover and the electric Jaguar XJ, according to Automotive News Europe.
A glance at the presentation slides by the Jaguar Land Rover investor Day earlier this month, plans for a future full-range Range Rover along with hybrid and hybrid options. "At least one of the four Range Rover name plates will have a fully electric option."
However, Autocar reports that the next Range Rover does not immediately offer all-electric. as Land Rover wants the first Electric Range Rover to be a stand-alone model. It will be a tall property with more vehicle-like features than other models in the line, and a more limited off-road power. "While the Jaguar Land Rover plans to use its MLA platform in all future models, Point, Jaguar's outgoing design manager Ian Callum believes there is still room for the I-Pace platform, telling Automotive News Europe: 1
Source also told the public that the new XJ replacement will be launched as an electric model, "with a six-cylinder engine. gasoline versions later on in the model cycle "- so it seems that Jaguar still has plans for ICE for the future XJ.
All-electric vehicles on the MLA will have a 90.2 kWh battery with 292 miles
It is worth noting that Jaguar Land Rover announced its EV partnership with BMW the same day as the Day of the investor.
There are some controversies and some grim time frames, but it seems that the electric Jaguar XJ is still ahead of the all-electric Range Rover. While the previous report seemed to indicate that the ICE XJ will come out completely, this may not be the case – we can see both an electric and an ICE model.
As for the Range Rover, the timeline still looks a little bit  While the Jaguar Land Rover's new MLA platform allows for all-electric models, it is unclear how much of the future manufacturer's lineup will be go in that direction, as the hybrids are still obviously a large part of JLR's plans.
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