The 2016 Jaguar XF is really an enormous sedan. The outgoing model was large vehicle with smaller interior, but the newcomer is a particularly large model with medium sized interior. The new model represents the mixture of outstanding design and luxury, a great number of innovative technology and, of course, the last but not the least, the performance.
2016 Jaguar XF Interior, Exterior Design
The new model has grown in length, but it seems that it also boasts a great new interior design. Cabin of the 2016 Jaguar XF is characterized as luxurious and spacious. A clever design and modern workmanship ensure a great feel of luxury and comfort. Once you press the pulsing “Start” button, the environment around you will be brought to life. The interior design of this sedan simply invites you to start the drive as soon as possible. The InControl Touch-screen command center shall ensure that you attend a safe, entertaining and comfortable driving. The visual width of the cabin is emphasized by using broad aluminum finisher running across the dash to the doors. The vehicle also has a 3-spoke steering wheel and refined switchgear.
The 2016 Jaguar XF, designed to replace 2007’s Jaguar S-Type, is a luxurious car of mid-size. The vehicle will be available as a station wagon and sedan. It is important to mention that the customers from US will be offered sedan only. The car sits on an extended XE platform and thanks to the usage of aluminum it will arrive 100 kg lighter than the previous model. Besides the fact that the engineers of the company worked hard to make a light vehicle, it appears that they worked hard to introduce an enormous vehicle as well. The extended XE platform gives the vehicle the length and great luxurious look. Besides reducing weight, designers used aluminum to increase structural rigidity as well. The front overhang is 2.6-inch shorter. Additionally, the vehicle has the rear quarter windows that ensure great visibility with more light in the cockpit.
Engine, Specs, Performance
The main question that could be heard was which engine the new model will run. The correct answer is a V-6 engine. We sincerely hope that you won’t be disappointed, but V-6 is everything we are going to get with the new 2016 Jaguar XF. However, there will be two engine options of the 3.0L supercharged V-6 unit. The first option produces up to 340 horsepower, while the second one produces 380 horsepower and . Both engine options are mated with eight-speed transmission and return 332 lb-ft of torque. Future customers will be able to select both rear-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive. The first engine option, the one that enables its users to get maximum power of 380 horsepower is reserved for the XF S model, which can accelerate from zero to 60 miles per hour in whopping 5.0 seconds, and it can reach electronically-limited speed of 155 mph.
Additionally, the new Ingenium engines will be offered to European customers. Therefore, we will have a 2.0L turbo diesel which produces 161 horsepower and 280 lb-ft, or 178 horsepower and 317 lb-ft. Of course, there will also be a 3.0L V-6 twin-turbo diesel that enables you to get the maximum power around 296 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of twist. The body of the vehicle is 28% stiffer and for about 11% lighter than the body of the previous models, therefore dynamics are significantly improved.
Price and Release Date
The company has not announced the exact release date of the brand-new 2016 Jaguar XF. We expect the base model to cost around $53,000 more or less. That is a quite high price, but you won’t regret it for sure because this luxurious and modern sedan really has a lot to offer.