NEW YORK, N.Y. and MAHWAH, N.J., (September 20, 2012) – Gilt.com, an innovative online shopping experience, and luxury auto manufacturer Jaguar, announced a partnership today to sell the all-new 2013 Jaguar XJL Ultimate, in Polaris White exterior with Jet Black interior trim, on September 21 at 12pm ET on Gilt.com. The sale of the Jaguar XJL Ultimate will also include an exclusive vacation package featuring a trip to London and a stay in the world's only Jaguar suite, designed by Jaguar's Design Director, Ian Callum at 51 Buckingham Gate, a Taj hotel, for the purchaser and a guest.
With only 30 models available for sale in the U.S., the Jaguar XJL Ultimate features lightweight aluminum construction and offers appointments usually found in a private jet, extending the car's appeal to provide a fully-appointed luxury business class experience. The features include two iPads® and one keyboard for rear seat passengers that are housed and charged in dedicated leather-trimmed docks in the rear of the front seats, a rear seat business table that elevates at the touch of a button, a rear center illuminated chiller box and bespoke beverage flutes available in a dedicated storage area beneath the powered table and a 15-channel and 20-speaker Meridian™ sound system. The exclusive production model will be sold at full price, $155,875*, along with an exciting and unique vacation package; making this the most expensive offering in Gilt.com history.
The opportunity to purchase this Jaguar XJL Ultimate with an international travel package will be available exclusively to Gilt members, and such purchase includes roundtrip airfare for two to London, England; a four day, three night stay in the Jaguar suite, including private butler service; a gourmet private dinner for two cooked in suite by a world renowned Michelin-starred chef; a private meet-and-greet with Jaguar's Design Team; a bottle of chilled Lanson Champagne**; and a $2,500 Gilt shopping credit to spruce up the purchaser's wardrobe for the trip.
"At Gilt.com, we are devoted to offering our members unforgettable experiences and access to extraordinary products they cannot find anywhere else, and this partnership with Jaguar is no exception," said Andy Page, President, Gilt Groupe. "Gilt and Jaguar's customers equally value style, luxury, class, and quality, making the sale of this exclusive model of the brand-new 2013 Jaguar XJL Ultimate and the fabulous London vacation package that accompanies it a natural collaboration."
"A partnership with Gilt.com is a great way to launch the Jaguar XJL Ultimate," said David Pryor, Brand Vice President, Jaguar North America. "Designed to attract a customer who has a passion for luxury and a taste for adventure, the Jaguar XJL Ultimate, partnered with an exclusive London getaway, is a winning combination."
To take advantage of this exciting sale, please log on to www.gilt.com/jaguarxjlpr at 12pm ET on September 21, 2012 for your chance to purchase the 2013 Jaguar XJL Ultimate.
*Price shown is MSRP. Includes destination and delivery fee. Excludes taxes, title, license and other local fees, retailer fees and optional equipment. Retailer price, terms and vehicle availability may vary. See your local authorized Jaguar retailer for details.
** Only available to purchaser 21 years of age or over. .
About Gilt Groupe, Inc.
Gilt Groupe, www.gilt.com, is an innovative online shopping destination offering its members special access to the most inspiring merchandise, culinary offerings, and experiences every day, many at insider prices. Gilt continually searches the world for the most coveted brands and products, including fashion for women, men, and children; home décor; artisanal ingredients; hotels and travel experiences on every continent; and unique activities in a growing list of cities and destinations. We believe that every day is an opportunity to inspire and be inspired.
Jaguar Cars Limited is a premier manufacturer of luxury sedans and sports cars offering unparalleled design with tremendous performance. The company's vision throughout its storied history has been simple: To produce beautiful, fast cars that are desired the world over. Jaguar strives to provide a world class ownership experience to every owner. Today's Jaguar lineup consists of the XJ luxury sedan, XF sports sedan and the XK coupe and convertible sports cars. Jaguar designs, engineers and manufactures exclusively in the United Kingdom, at the Castle Bromwich manufacturing plant in the British Midlands. Jaguar is fully engaged with sustainability initiatives and social concerns with continuous involvement in environmental and community programs.
About Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC
Jaguar Land Rover is a business built around two great British car brands that are designed, engineered and manufactured in the United Kingdom. Jaguar Cars Limited, founded in 1922, is one of the world's premier manufacturers of luxury sedans and sports cars. Since 1948, Land Rover has been manufacturing authentic 4x4s that define "breadth of capability" in their segments.
Jaguar manufactures all their cars exclusively in the United Kingdom, at the Castle Bromwich manufacturing plant in the British Midlands. Land Rover and Range Rover models are built in the United Kingdom at the Solihull and Halewood plants. Land Rover exports to 169 countries and Jaguar exports to 63 countries, with global sales for both brands exceeding 240,000 vehicles annually. The Jaguar Land Rover business employs 16,000 people in United Kingdom, including 3,500 engineers at two product development centers.
Headquartered in Mahwah, New Jersey in the United States, Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC has offices across the USA and Canada and is represented by more than 330 retail outlets.
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