A prototype of the Jaguar XE has been spied once again testing on the Nürburgring, prior to a full reveal programmed in the months to come.

A prototype of the Jaguar XE has been spied once again testing on the Nürburgring, prior to a full reveal programmed in the months to come.

Jaguar is putting the finishing touches on its new entry-level sedan that will go up against the BMW 3-Series, Audi A4 and Mercedes-Benz C-Class. With such fierce competition, Jaguar's engineers have been working very hard to create a solid alternative to the German trio and they are almost ready to reveal it. The model has already been teased a couple of times so most likely it will be introduced in October at the Paris Motor Show, prior to going on sale in 2015.

Details about the model are limited at this moment but expect the 2015 XE to ride on JLR's new iQ[Al] platform with power coming from brand new Ingenium four-cylinder gasoline and diesel engines, along with a V6 3.0-liter supercharged motor sourced from the F-Type. Jaguar already confirmed plans for a frugal model that will have CO2 emissions of less than 100 g/km, while at the other end of the lineup will be a hot model capable of doing 186 mph (300 km/h).

Following the sedan's launch, the XE family will likely be expanded with cabriolet, coupe and wagon derivatives.

Attached below is a spy video of the V6-powered version testing on the 'Ring.

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