Jaguar Is Throwing In The Towel On Wagons

Rumor

Meanwhile in America, we don't really care!

According to Jaguar's design chief Ian Callum, the brand may cease offering wagon variants of its sedan models. "The [wagon] market is massively shrinking. I'm very sad about it but it's a very difficult market to justify," Callum told Automotive News Europe. Europe was the only big market left for the wagon as demand has strongly shifted to SUVs and crossovers in the United States. Callum says the "the world's biggest wagon market is Germany. And what do Germans buy? They buy German cars."

The second biggest market, Britain, has seen dwindling demand for wagons as well. Wagon accounted for around 30% of the large luxury market in Europe, but SUVs have global appeal. Jaguar expects the new F-Pace SUV to be the brand's best selling car ever, beating out the X-Type and XJ. Jaguar may even be planning a smaller SUV called the E-Pace to sit below the F-Pace. It may be sad that Jaguar won't be making beautiful wagons like the XFR-S Sportbrake anymore. However, after seeing how amazing the F-Pace is, should we really care? We never even got the Jaguar wagons in the US anyway, so why should we miss them?

Related:
Goodness Lord, The Jaguar F-Pace Sounds Really Fantastic
Goodness Lord, The Jaguar F-Pace Sounds Really Fantastic
Great British Cars That America Missed Out On: Jaguar XFR-S Sportbrake
Great British Cars That America Missed Out On: Jaguar XFR-S Sportbrake
Watch The BMW M2 Competition Lap The Ring In 7:52

That was supercar territory not long ago.

Drifting A 1,000-HP Corvette On Mountain Roads Takes Some Serious Skill

Thought drifting the entire Nurburgring was challenging? Try it in a 1,000-hp Corvette on a mountain road with no safety rails.

Hennessey Heritage Edition Ford Truck Makes More Power Than Anything You’ve Got

This crazy beast is even more powerful than the Ford GT.

Ford Imagines A Future With No Traffic Lights

Stopping at junctions could be a thing of the past in the future.

One-Off Ferrari 330GT Speciale Is A 50-Year-Old Dream Come True

This stunning coachbuilding project is a tribute to legendary Italian designer Giovanni Michelotti.

Students Create 600-HP Honda Civic Hybrid Rallycross Machine

Deep Orange 9 is our kind of school project.

Is The Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Way More Powerful Than Advertised?

Jaguar claims the super sedan has 592 horsepower under the hood.

This Is The Road-Going Porsche 935 Targa Of Our Dreams

Let’s hope someone converts the Porsche 935 for the road in real life, too.

1,200-HP Electric Audi Sets A New World Record Driving Backwards

The Porsche GT2 RS Doesn't stand a chance (even going forward)

Self-Driving Range Rover Sport Navigates One Of UK’s Most Complex Public Roads

It’s another milestone in the quest for fully autonomous driving.

What's Hot