At the heart of the 'Traction 4' system is the transfer drive, which takes the output
from the transmission and splits it between the front and rear wheels. Torque is split
with 40 per cent directed to the front wheels and 60 per cent to the rear, reinforcing
the sporting character of the new Jaguar saloon
June 2001 - X-type unleashed Paul Skilleter of Classic Jaguar World takes the X-type on the road and is seriously impressed with the new baby Jaguar's handling
May 8th 2001 - An X-TYPE in the flesh (3 Litre)!
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March 2001 UK pre-launch Brochure with colour/trim specs
March 2001 UK press pack - 90 hi-def pictures of the X-TYPE
Classic Jaguar World's March 2001 review of the X-TYPE X-type Inside out!
February 2001 UK press pack Jaguar's new, all-wheel drive compact sports saloon, the X-TYPE, combines a fresh
performance spirit, handling agility and innovative technology with the luxury,
craftsmanship and refinement for which Jaguar is renowned. The result is a smaller
and more affordable model, which transforms the Jaguar range and is expected to
attract a new generation of customers to the marque when it goes on sale in June
2001. Read the Full Text (200k)
1st November 2000 Full UK press pack - select the image below!