The beautiful Jaguar XF unveiled in a suspenseful event in London, where it crossed a river on a tightrope. Now it’s made its official unveil with all specification and pomp at the New York International Auto Show (NYIAS). This breathtaking second-generation for the XF was worth the wait.
Here are some highlights:
- The XF features Jaguar aluminum-intensive architecture contributing to a weight savings of 132lbs (RWD) to 265lbs (AWD) compared to outgoing model
- All-new InControl Touch Pro infotainment system with 10.2-inch touchscreen1 available with optional reconfigurable 12.3-inch TFT instrument cluster
- Launching in U.S. with choice of 340hp or 380hp supercharged V6 powertrains mated to 8-speed automatic transmissions
- Front Double-wishbone and Rear Integral Link suspension deliver exceptional ride comfort, handling and refinement
- JaguarDrive Control™ (JDC) system offers drivers choice of three standard driving modes: Normal, Winter and Dynamic2
- All-wheel drive (AWD) utilizes Intelligent Driveline Dynamics system to mate Torque Vectoring by Braking and Dynamic Stability Control to deliver torque on demand and an optimum balance of performance and all-weather capability2
- Optional Adaptive Dynamics system2 utilizes adaptive dampers to further enhance low-speed ride comfort as well as improving handling and agility at higher speeds3
- On AWD models equipped with optional Adaptive Dynamics, the JDC system features unique Adaptive Surface Response mode (AdSR), which distinguishes between different types of surfaces for additional traction2
- Standard All-Surface Progress Control (RWD/AWD) is designed to enable smooth drive-away on low-friction surfaces such as snow and ice – all the driver has to do is steer
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