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This is from Car Scoops:

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A camouflage-free Jaguar XE featuring a boot badge with the letter "E" and a light blue circle, grabbed the attention of ours spies today.

Our man with the long lens told us that said car was amongst a test group of of Land Rovers, and camouflaged XF and F-Pace prototypes in Spain.

While the lack of visible exhaust pipes and the "E" badge may have you pondering if it's a pure-electric model, that's not the case, as we ran a license plate check and it came out as being powered by a 2.0-liter diesel engine.

Moreover, if it were indeed an EV or even a Plug-in Hybrid tester, it would surely have had a warning sticker for emergency crews in the case of an accident.

That leaves us with two options: a) it's just a regular Jaguar XE diesel or b) it's a prototype diesel-electric hybrid version of the XE sedan. It's worth noting here that we also ran a few license plate checks on existing Range Rover Sport Hybrid models, and they were all listed as powered by a diesel engine alone, so option b) is still on the table.
http://www.carscoops.com/2015/03/scoop-is-jaguar-testing-xe-e-diesel.html
 

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I think this is just the 'E Performance' model, which is what they are calling the 163PS 99g/km 2.0 diesel in some markets.

Car looks to be in base spec with no visible tailpipes, halogen lights and the 17 inch wheels.

Looks OK on these wheels, but I'd like to see a photo of the car on the 17inch 'aerodynamic' wheels, which is what the UK spec Prestige models come with as standard. In one of the press shots with Idris Elba they appear to use this spec if you look carefully but you can only see the very top of the rim, not the whole wheel.
 
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