Tata Group owned Jaguar announced a few details and released an official 'teaser' of the redesigned XJ, due to make make its public debut in London this July, at the Shanghai Auto Show on Monday.

Managing director Mike O'Driscoll confirmed that the "all-new" XJ would go on sale at the end of 2009 after its 9 July launch.

It will be the first car with the automaker's next-generation aerospace-inspired aluminium body architecture. Engine options will include the recently updated diesel V6 (a product of a Ford-PSA engine JV) and the flagship version's 510bhp supercharged V8.
In keeping with XJ tradition dating back to the early 1970s, there will be a choice of standard or long wheelbase models.

Options will include a panoramic glass roof.