It’s been a long wait, but the 2018 Jaguar XE is finally in stock at Jaguar Peabody. We weren’t the only ones waiting. Many luxury car shoppers and the automotive press have also been paying close attention. After all, this new Jaguar sedan is the perfect fit if you want an entry-level luxury car that doesn’t skimp on the details that count. Time to visit your Jaguar dealership for a closer look.

If you’re curious what you’re getting yourself into, the critical reception so far is instructive.

Tony Swan of Autoblog says, “The Jaguar XE is an eager, responsive machine that provides a powerful sense of connection between car and driver. It embodies all the traits that separate sport sedans from more everyday four-doors.” He goes on to note, “The XE may not have a German pedigree, but it has everything else to satisfy the discerning driver.”

Dan Frio of Edmunds notes that the Jaguar XE “muscles its way into garages that once hosted other European stalwarts, doing it through a combination of style, performance and modern technology,” while Jalopnik’s William Clavey calls it “one of the most important cars to have come out of England in quite some time.”

Just a reminder, the 2018 Jaguar XE features a new Portfolio trim, new engine options, an updated digital instrument cluster on models that have the InControl Touch Pro infotainment system, and a nifty hands-free trunk. There’s also an update to the surround-camera option that tacks on new parking guidance and forward cross-traffic detection.

Let’s let William Clavey weigh in one last time: “The XE is a tremendously well-designed automobile. Simply by looking at this thing’s proportions, stance, and overall flowing lines, your eye immediately tells you: ‘Yes, I like this. Please, get me closer to it.’”

So go ahead. Get closer. Make way to 247 Newbury St. and your Jaguar dealership. The Jaguar Peabody staff will give you a closer look at (plus a test drive of) the new Jaguar lineup. Stop by today!