Jaguar XF (X260)
The 2015 Jaguar XF takes a number of styling cues from the smaller XE, with a square front, prominent air intakes, enlarged grille and an aggressive wraparound bonnet. However, the XF retains its sleek headlights and coupe-like design, while the rear of the car is uses the traditional XF shape, using a similar sloping tailgate and angular rear light clusters.
Examples began appearing on UK roads in the closing weeks of 2015, with the Sportbrake version being added to the range in 2017, and thanks to its similarity with the old XF and new XE it’s enjoying a low-key road presence.
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Jaguar unveils its 2018 model line-up, headed up by a pair of all-new petrol Ingenium engines. There’s also more options, and an increased amount of tech and configurability.
Jaguar’s range is expanding agreeably – and although the F-Pace and XE have both stolen the limelight recently, the 2015 XF is a vitally-important kingpin to the company’s future success. The all-new aluminium platform that underpins the range is fundamental to the XF, and helps explain why it hit the market less than a year after the XE did. Such things would never have been possible in the Jaguar of old.
The all-new second-generation Jaguar XF breaks cover, and as part of its maker’s renaissance, it has its sights aimed aggressively at the BMW 5-series, Audi A6 and Mercedes-Benz E-class.
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Dan Powell, Honest John.co.uk Jaguar has unveiled the next-generation, MY16 XF ahead of its UK launch in the autumn. The new XF will be lighter, better equipped and more economical than the outgoing model, with Jaguar’s new range of Ingenium diesel engines returning up to 70mpg. The new XF takes a number of styling cues from the Jaguar XE, […]