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Hello and welcome! Which model did you get, and which bits are you missing? Oh and I do believe a pic is in order! :)
 

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Yes, the XE is very controversial among expert reviewers. These are the TWO facts that you as a new owner may NOT have known during ordering, and will find you have to get used to.

One—the XE model is the ONLY model in which Jaguar chose to DELIBERATELY strip down the luxury pampering items on the inside of the car (which unfortunately means almost none of the cool chrome bright knobs and handles inside that the XK and previous sport models had), and deliberately focus most of the cost on the vectoring, balance and suspension, and keep the retail cost LOW enough that more modern-day young people could afford to buy one. …So INSIDE your car, it barely looks like a “typical” historic Jaguar should. Some owners are not happy with this effect, even when they hear the reason why the XE looks this way on the inside. They want a Jag to be ALL rich Jag on the inside—even though it would mean pushing the car way above what some of us can afford on an honest salary.

Two—the XE is the ONLY model in which Jaguar put in WAY MORE sports acceleration and agility than a car of this body type is supposed to have.
There are a few cars made that are called “sports sedans”, and they are peppy enough. But they don’t DO what this XE does. The thing leaps light years in front of the traffic with just a nudge on the throttle---when everyone else has to slow down in a hairpin turn coming off the expressway, the XE can take it at steady speed and doesn’t even fishtail or squeal the tires---it’s mouth-dropping.
It’s also scary—no, I’m serious. Learn this car slowly and completely.
Because it’s so harder to find a point where this car will lose traction, there are owners all over the forums who pushed their XEs just beyond their own driving capability and lost the car.
Other owners said their passengers were pinned into the seat by surprise, and are now nervous about riding in that danged thing again.
Other drivers got challenged on the expressway by some stupid Acura or Lexus drivers, and the suddenness of the XEs responses panicked people into an accident.
It’s supposed to be a SEDAN, and people around you (and your passengers) see your pretty sedan and all assume it’s always going to roll down the road like a normal innocent four-door. There is NO warning that you can make the car JUMP like that, until the sudden exhaust growl and leap of speed scares the bees-jeez out of everybody. They see an F-Type, and they know it’s a sports car. They don’t expect an XE to suddenly break out of the traffic and do that stuff too.
You don’t get this phenomenon in the XF or F-Pace (even though they both have great power). Really take your XE seriously, and you’ll find that it can do stuff you’re not expert enough to master yet. This car is NO joke.
 

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Too bad Porsche doesn't have a sedan like this because I bet if they did it would put Jaguar and even BMW to shame.

Would you have gone Porsche if it was an option in this segment?
 

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Porsche?

Not sure about the Porsche for this entry level vehicle. I do like German engineering so that is not a simple answer. I can say that I would never would have imagined driving a Jaguar and didn't know they had this type of entry level car. I would have looked at the Prestige trim instead of the Premiu
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Not sure about the Porsche for this entry level vehicle. I do like German engineering so that is not a simple answer. I can say that I would never would have imagined driving a Jaguar and didn't know they had this type of entry level car. I would have looked at the Prestige trim instead of the Premiu
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Brits just need some time and it seems with Tata ownership they're doing better. Since that acquisition we've been seeing some ground breaking products unlike anything JLR has produced before.
My favorite by far being the Project 8 (of course :D )
 
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