One car I’m madly in love with at the moment is the Jaguar XF, Jaguar Australia have announced the pricing for the XF with deliveries starting in the 1st quarter 2016.
Thanks to Jaguar Australia for the info and pics while you check out all the details below I’m going to go drool over some pics of the gorgeous Jaguar XF.
The All-New Jaguar XF Australian Pricing announced
- Priced from $82 800 for the XF Prestige 20d
- Deliveries to commence from Q1, 2016
- Aluminium-intensive architecture
- Elegant, progressive design combines short overhangs and outstanding proportions with exceptional aerodynamic efficiency: Cd 0.28
- Lighter and more efficient, with unrivalled refinement, dynamics and design
- Segment-leading for rear seat space: row-two occupants gain 15mm more legroom, 24mm more knee room and up to 27mm more headroom
- Powertrains from 132kW Ingenium diesel to 280kW V6 supercharged petrol with eight-speed automatic transmission
- Double-wishbone and Integral Link suspension deliver exceptional ride comfort, handling, and unrivalled refinement
- All-Surface Progress Control enables smooth, effortless drive-away on lowfriction surfaces such as snow and ice – all the driver has to do is steer
- The all-new XF offers a host of additional technology including autonomous emergency braking, lane departure warning, intelligent speed limiter and semi-automated parking
- All-new optional 10.2-inch touchscreen infotainment system – InControl Touch Pro – offers door-to-door navigation, and 17-speaker, 825W Meridian digital surround sound. It also features a reconfigurable 12.3-inch TFT instrument cluster features four visual modes and full-screen navigation display
Sydney Australia, 30th September 2015
Jaguar Australia is pleased to announce that pricing for the all-new Jaguar XF will start at $82 800 for the XF Prestige 20d. The all-new Jaguar XF brings an unrivalled blend of design, luxury, refinement and efficiency to lead the business car segment.
The dynamic, coupé-like design is formed around Jaguar’s aluminium-intensive architecture and combines the outstanding proportions, elegant surfaces and perfect lines which define all Jaguar cars, with a longer wheelbase, more interior space and exceptionally low aerodynamic drag.
The cabin is a seamless blend of contemporary luxury materials and finishes, traditional Jaguar craftsmanship and state-of-the art technology, with features such as a reconfigurable 12.3-inch TFT instrument cluster, laser head-up display and the
InControl Touch Pro premium infotainment system
“I believe the all-new XF is the best looking car in its class. Elegant, handsome and with proportions that imbue a great sense of integrity – the all-new XF is true to the great tradition of sporting Jaguar saloons while being completely of its time.”
Ian Callum, Director of Design, Jaguar
The 2007 XF was a radical step forward for Jaguar – and for the business car segment. Combining a sleek, coupé-like exterior and a luxurious interior, it set the class benchmark for aesthetics and driving dynamics.
Features such as the rotary shift controller, rotating air vents and phosphor blue ambient lighting set the cabin apart from the competition and made the XF a highly desirable, aspirational vehicle. It was like nothing Jaguar had ever made before, and like nothing the competition could offer. The XF went on to become the most awarded Jaguar ever.
The all-new XF retains its predecessor’s core attributes but uses Jaguar’s aluminiumintensive architecture to elevate them to a completely new level. It enables weight savings of up to 190kg and an increase in torsional stiffness of up to 28 per cent. The architecture also delivers dramatic improvements in packaging and the proportions so essential to Jaguar design.
The all-new XF is 4,954mm long: at 2,960 the wheelbase is 51mm longer than before, the front overhang 66mm shorter. Though 7mm shorter and 3mm lower than the original XF, rear seat space is class-leading thanks to 15mm more legroom, 24mm more knee room and up to 27mm more headroom than before.
The light, stiff body is also fundamental to the all-new XF’s superb vehicle dynamics.
Double wishbone front suspension and Integral Link rear suspension – combined with near-50:50 weight distribution – deliver the ideal balance between ride and handling.
“From an engineering perspective, our targets with the all-new XF were bound by one holistic goal – it had to do everything better, and it does.
“It offers even better dynamics, even greater refinement for the comfort of its occupants, it delivers an all-new infotainment system, and it utilises every last mm of packaging to maximise interior space, while exploiting all the weight-saving optimisation offered by our new aluminium-intensive architecture. As a driver you will notice these benefits from the moment you sit behind the wheel, and as a passenger Ian Hoban, Vehicle Line Director, Jaguar XF
Adopting Electric Power Assisted Steering (EPAS) maintains Jaguar’s leadership in steering feel but also reduces fuel consumption by up to two per cent and three per cent for diesel and petrol models respectively. EPAS also enables functions such as camber compensation and advanced driver assistance systems including lane-keep assist, driver condition monitoring and bay- and parallel park-assist.
Advanced passive damper technology delivers exceptional ride quality as standard through an extra valve which reduces damping forces at low speeds. For even better control the Adaptive Dynamics system monitors body movement 100 times a second and wheel movement 500 times a second to determine the optimum damper settings for the driving conditions.
Jaguar Configurable Dynamics technology, optional on all V6 models, provides the ultimate in control and enables the driver to individually tailor settings of the dampers, steering, engine and eight-speed automatic transmission.
All-Surface Progress Control, developed for low-speed driving in adverse conditions, automatically manages the brakes and the throttle to deliver the best possible traction, enabling the car to pull away smoothly and without drama: the driver only has to steer. ASPC operates between 3.6km/h and 30km/h, and the desired speed is set by the driver using the cruise control switches.
Infotainment and connectivity is the most advanced Jaguar has ever offered. The all new InControl Touch Pro system builds on the intuitive user interface of InControl Touch, and supports all the same features – but offers a 10.2-inch touchscreen and Dual View technology which simultaneously allows the driver to see information such as navigation, while the front seat passenger watches TV or a DVD.
To enrich the experience there’s also natural voice control, supporting commands such as ‘more like this’ for track selection, and 10GB of the 60GB solid-state drive is dedicated to media storage, enabling Gracenote album art to be displayed. Audio systems include the exceptional 17-speaker, 825W Meridian digital surround sound system.
To minimise driver distraction the all-new XF offers a colour laser head-up display.
Compared to competitor systems, this technology is smaller, lighter, and generates high contrast images which are easier to read in strong sunlight.
Stereo camera technology enables autonomous emergency braking, lane departure warning and lane-keep assist systems. Adaptive Cruise Control with Queue Assist takes the stress out of motorway driving in stop-go traffic by tracking the vehicle in front, at a safe distance.
The all-new XF is also the first Jaguar to offer adaptive full-LED headlights. Featuring two banks of LEDs and reflectors – one for dipped beam, the other for main beam – they generate light with a colour temperature closer to that of daylight than is achievable with Xenon lights, delivering better illumination. At the same time, energy consumption is reduced. So efficient are they that, unlike first-generation designs,
cooling fans are not needed.
If the high-beam assist function is specified, the stereo camera will detect other vehicles in the distance, and the headlights will be dipped automatically as necessary to avoid dazzling other drivers.
The all-new XF range will consist of: XF Prestige, XF R-Sport, XF Portfolio, XF S.
The all-new XF powertrain range will consist of: 132kW 2.0-litre diesel automatic;177kW 2.0 petrol automatic; 220kW diesel automatic; 250kW and 280kW 3.0-litre petrol automatic.
Following a £416million investment, the all-new aluminium-intensive Jaguar XF is manufactured at Jaguar Land Rover’s Castle Bromwich Plant alongside the allaluminium F-TYPE sports car and XJ luxury saloon.
The all-new XF joins the Jaguar saloon car range between the XE and XJ model lines.
“The XF nameplate sits at the very heart of Jaguar; the original XF was revolutionary for the brand, and now the all-new aluminium XF represents another innovative stepchange within the business segment.
“Lighter and more efficient, with enhanced space, a greater breadth of powertrains, unrivalled dynamics and refinement and, of course, world-leading design, the all-new XF offers customers a compelling package.”
Steven de Ploey, Brand Director, Jaguar
Model Range – Australia
XF Prestige 20d (132kW 2.0 Ingenium Diesel) $ 82 800
XF Portfolio 25t (177kW 2.0 Petrol) $ 97 800
XF Portfolio 35t (250kW V6SC Petrol) $112 800
XF R-Sport 20d (132kW 2.0 Ingenium Diesel) $ 88 800
XF R-Sport 25t (177kW 2.0 Petrol) $ 89 800
XF R-Sport 35t (250kW 3.0 V6SC Petrol) $104 800
XF S (221kW 3.0 V6 Diesel) $120 700
XF S (280kW 3.0 V6SC Petrol) $128 200
The all-new XF Prestige 20d includes the following standard specification –
• 18” 5-spoke alloy wheels
• Taurus Leather seats (**10×10-way electric front seats w/- 4-way electric lumbar)
• **Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
• Exterior mirrors – **Power-folding, auto-dimming
• Xenon headlamps with signature DRL
• **Memory (mirrors, steering column, driver seat)
• Gloss Black veneer
• Auto dimming interior mirror
• Dual zone climate control
• Interior mood lighting
• **8” capacitive touchscreen
• **380W Meridian sound system w/- 11 speakers + Sub-woofer)
• **InControl touch SD Navigation
• Front & rear parking aids
• Rear camera
• **Lane Departure Warning
• **Autonomous emergency braking
• Keyless start and entry
• **Park assist – parallel & bay, with parking exit
**Specification over and above 15MY XF 2.2 Premium Luxury (RRP $76,500)