Automatic dimming rearview and driver's side-view mirrors, power-folding side view mirrors, 10-way power front seats, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are now standard. 18-inch wheels are now standard and with them the previously optional 13.8-inch front brakes.
A "Checkered Flag" special edition will be made in limited numbers.
The 2.0-liter turbo-diesel is discontinued.
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are now standard.
The manual transmission is no longer offered. Previously only available on rear-wheel drive models with a V6 supercharged engine, it didn't see enough takers.
The shocks on the F-Type R have been made softer at lows speeds to improve ride comfort.
The front parking aid, previously optional, joins the rear sonar as standard. The power-adjustable steering wheel is no longer standard, replaced by a manual tilt/telescoping wheel on lower models unless the option is ordered. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are now offered, they are standard.
A significant refresh brings new LED headlights, new grille, front and rear bumpers. A refreshed interior includes more luxurious materials. On the inside the rotary gear selector is gone, replaced by a BMW-esque joystick, similar to the F-Type's. Also new, an optional frameless rearview camera rearview mirror.
The XE's available supercharged 3.0-liter V6 is no longer offered. The XE's diesel engine is also discontinued. The XE SV Project 8 and its supercharged V8 are also over. This leaves the two 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engines, rated at 247 and 296 (R-Dynamic) horsepower.
The lineup is massively simplified, down from eight trims to only two: S and R-Dynamic S.
Forward Collision Warning, Autonomous Emergency Braking, Lane Departure Warning, Lane Keep Assist, Driver Condition Monitor, Automatic High Beams, front and rear parking sensors, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and split folding rear seats are now standard. Wireless phone charging is available.
The R-Sport, 300 Sport and Portfolio are gone, leaving the Premium, Prestige and the 3.0-liter supercharged "S." Also, a Checkered Flag special edition, available with the 296-horsepower version of the 2.0-liter turbo four and all-wheel drive. The standard engine is a 247-horsepower 2.0-liter turbo 4-cylinder. The diesel four is discontinued, leaving Jaguar U.S. without an oil burner.
Front and rear parking sensors are now standard.
End of the road. Its replacement will be an all-electric Tesla Model S fighter.