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Automotive Testing Technology International - CFD Development of the Jaguar XE using Exa Software

Due to be launched in 2015, the aerodynamic package for the Jaguar XE was designed in CFD using software supplied by Exa. Its sleek profile has the lowest drag coefficient of any Jaguar yet

For a car that is claimed to be Jaguar’s most aerodynamic yet, it might come as a surprise to hear that the XE's aero development was completed almost entirely in CFD. It was recently revealed in its final form at the 2014 Paris Motor Show, and is the result of over 1,200 CFD runs and approximately 8,000 hours of virtual test time.