Here we have two small premium saloon cars that aren’t German. Neither of them is burning diesel fuel either. They’re both petrol. Talk about rare breeds. This is unicorn versus Loch Ness Monster. Microsoft Zune against Google Glass. Surely they’ll disappear without trace?
We think they’re worth a look, chiefly because these are both brand new models. Jaguar XE 25t R-Sport, meet Alfa Romeo Giulia 2.0 Turbo Super. The XE 25t is part of the baby Jag’s 2018 model year refresh, and the Giulia is fresh off the boat, full stop.