Tata Motors-owned British premium carmaker, Jaguar Land Rover on Friday launched the diesel version of its luxury sedan XF in India. 

Powered by a 3.0 litre V6 cylinder and priced at 4.83 million rupees (ex-showroom, Delhi), the premium car will be sold in the country as a completely built unit (CBU).

The new Diesel XF introduced in India has been customized by Jaguar engineers in the UK for the Indian market. This symbolises the importance of and Jaguar's commitment to the fast growing Indian premium luxury car market, said Rohit Suri, Tata Motors Head (Premier Car Division).

We are in the process of establishing our network, so we are not disclosing any target at this point of time... We hope to do very well, he said.

The new Diesel XF introduced in India has been customized by Jaguar engineers for the Indian market and adapted for Indian conditions, the carmakers said in a statement.

The launch follows the sports-sedan's petrol variants launch in 2009 and the supercharged XFR model in the same year.

Jaguar Land Rover had sold 242 units of both the brands during last fiscal.

The company further said that it was in the process of developing 10 dealerships with adequate support facilities in 10 major cities in the country.

Currently the luxury automobile manufacturer markets its car brands through three showroom-dealerships in three Indian cities of Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad.