Jaguar XE has been awarded ‘Most Beautiful Car of 2014’ at the 30th edition of Festival Automobile International in Paris. Jaguar Director of Design Ian Callum collected the award, which is decided by a public vote, with more than 100,000 votes cast across 59 countries. The Jaguar XE 28% of the votes and overcame stiff competition from the likes of Mazda MX-5, Mercedes C-Class Estate and Fiat 500X.
The Festival Automobile International in Paris is a four-day exhibition at the Hotel des Invalides, where the Jaguar XE is showcased alongside 18 concept cars, including Jaguar Project 7. This is the XE's second French award since the Paris Motor Show in October 2014, where it was crowned 'Best Production Car' by Auto Plus magazine and the listeners of French radio station, RTL.
The Jaguar XE was first revealed at the Paris Motor Show in October 2014 and is available to order in the UK now, from £26,995 on the road. The car is expected to be launched in India at the 2016 Delhi Auto Expo.
Source : CarDekho