The Truth About Cars » XF http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Tue, 03 May 2016 18:35:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 2016 Jaguar XF 35t R-Sport Review – The Tweener Kitty Goes Aluminum http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/2016-jaguar-xf-35t-r-sport-awd-review-tweener-kitty-goes-aluminum/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/2016-jaguar-xf-35t-r-sport-awd-review-tweener-kitty-goes-aluminum/#comments Thu, 17 Mar 2016 14:30:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1302169 Luxury car companies are practiced at the art of completely redesigning a car, yet styling those new models so much like their predecessors that you’d need an illustrated guide to tell them apart. Jaguar was the king of this design exercise in the ’90s and 2000s. My personal 2005 Jaguar Super V8 may look like Jags of […]

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Luxury car companies are practiced at the art of completely redesigning a car, yet styling those new models so much like their predecessors that you’d need an illustrated guide to tell them apart. Jaguar was the king of this design exercise in the ’90s and 2000s. My personal 2005 Jaguar Super V8 may look like Jags of […]

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European First Drive: Jaguar XF 2.0d http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/european-first-drive-jaguar-xf-2-0d/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/european-first-drive-jaguar-xf-2-0d/#comments Wed, 17 Feb 2016 18:00:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1277113 There’s something unique about Jaguars. For some people it’s the aristocratically British character, sporty pedigree and classic, elegant style of Jaguars that make them special. For others it’s the strange technical solutions, uncomfortable compromises and utter lack of reliability that make Jaguars a non-option. These two groups aren’t likely to agree about much when it comes to Britain’s luxury […]

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There’s something unique about Jaguars. For some people it’s the aristocratically British character, sporty pedigree and classic, elegant style of Jaguars that make them special. For others it’s the strange technical solutions, uncomfortable compromises and utter lack of reliability that make Jaguars a non-option. These two groups aren’t likely to agree about much when it comes to Britain’s luxury […]

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Digestible Collectible: 2009 Jaguar XF Supercharged http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/digestible-collectible-2009-jaguar-xf-supercharged/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/digestible-collectible-2009-jaguar-xf-supercharged/#comments Thu, 31 Dec 2015 14:00:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1252793 Imagine if Lucas, Prince of Darkness were still supplying electrics to the British car industry. A Lucas navigation system would make Apple Maps look like a good choice. Lucas telematics would require a Whitworth wrench to access. I kid because I love. I’ve spent more hours under the hood of British sports cars than just […]

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Imagine if Lucas, Prince of Darkness were still supplying electrics to the British car industry. A Lucas navigation system would make Apple Maps look like a good choice. Lucas telematics would require a Whitworth wrench to access. I kid because I love. I’ve spent more hours under the hood of British sports cars than just […]

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Jaguar Slashes Prices Because It Really Needed To http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/jaguar-slashes-prices-because-it-really-needed-to/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/jaguar-slashes-prices-because-it-really-needed-to/#comments Fri, 04 Sep 2015 18:00:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1160594 Jaguar-Land Rover might be looking to expand their manufacturing operations, but it isn’t because the car side of the business is booming. Out of the 36 brands sold in the United States, Jaguar is seeded 32nd year-to-date with 10,221 units sold, ahead of Maserati (7,506), Smart (4,682), Bentley (1,685) and Alfa Romeo (443), and behind Fiat (28,421), […]

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Jaguar-Land Rover might be looking to expand their manufacturing operations, but it isn’t because the car side of the business is booming. Out of the 36 brands sold in the United States, Jaguar is seeded 32nd year-to-date with 10,221 units sold, ahead of Maserati (7,506), Smart (4,682), Bentley (1,685) and Alfa Romeo (443), and behind Fiat (28,421), […]

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New York 2015: 2016 Jaguar XF Arrives http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/new-york-2015-2016-jaguar-xf-arrives/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/new-york-2015-2016-jaguar-xf-arrives/#comments Wed, 01 Apr 2015 02:22:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1034529 Fresh from its high-wire act over London, the 2016 Jaguar XF made it over the Atlantic in time for its 2015 New York Auto Show debut. Based upon Jaguar’s aluminum-intensive architecture — which reduces weight by 265 lbs over the outgoing model — the second-gen XF will come in five trims: XF Pure/ SE, XF […]

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Fresh from its high-wire act over London, the 2016 Jaguar XF made it over the Atlantic in time for its 2015 New York Auto Show debut. Based upon Jaguar’s aluminum-intensive architecture — which reduces weight by 265 lbs over the outgoing model — the second-gen XF will come in five trims: XF Pure/ SE, XF […]

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NYIAS 2015: 2016 Jaguar XF Bowing Over London Prior To Show http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/nyias-2015-2016-jaguar-xf-bowing-london-prior-show/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/nyias-2015-2016-jaguar-xf-bowing-london-prior-show/#comments Thu, 19 Mar 2015 11:00:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1024889 Prior to its North American debut in New York, the 2016 Jaguar XF will make its world debut next week over the waterways of London. The second-gen premium sedan will be driven by British stuntman Jim Dowdall over a pair of wires 1.3 inches in diameter in a high-water crossing stunt meant to demonstrate “the […]

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Prior to its North American debut in New York, the 2016 Jaguar XF will make its world debut next week over the waterways of London. The second-gen premium sedan will be driven by British stuntman Jim Dowdall over a pair of wires 1.3 inches in diameter in a high-water crossing stunt meant to demonstrate “the […]

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Potential Second-Gen Jaguar XF Caught Testing In The Wild http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/potential-second-gen-jaguar-xf-caught-testing-wild/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/potential-second-gen-jaguar-xf-caught-testing-wild/#comments Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:00:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=916794 Now that Jaguar bestowed the XE upon the world, the automaker’s engineers and designers are turning toward updating the XF as the first generation draws closer to the end. Autoblog reports the second-gen XF will likely be based upon the same iQ A1 platform used for the XE, along with losing a few pounds and […]

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Now that Jaguar bestowed the XE upon the world, the automaker’s engineers and designers are turning toward updating the XF as the first generation draws closer to the end. Autoblog reports the second-gen XF will likely be based upon the same iQ A1 platform used for the XE, along with losing a few pounds and […]

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Review: 2014 Cadillac CTS 2.0T (With Video) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/12/review-2014-cadillac-cts-2-0t-with-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/12/review-2014-cadillac-cts-2-0t-with-video/#comments Fri, 27 Dec 2013 14:00:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=686066 It’s been decades since Cadillac produced the “Cadillac” of anything. However, when car buffs dismiss the only American luxury brand left, they fail to see Cadillac’s march forward. 2002 brought the first RWD Cadillac since the Fleetwoood. A year later the XLR roadster hit, followed in 2004 by Cadillac’s first 5-Series fighter, the STS. Not […]

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It’s been decades since Cadillac produced the “Cadillac” of anything. However, when car buffs dismiss the only American luxury brand left, they fail to see Cadillac’s march forward. 2002 brought the first RWD Cadillac since the Fleetwoood. A year later the XLR roadster hit, followed in 2004 by Cadillac’s first 5-Series fighter, the STS. Not […]

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NAIAS 2013: LEAKED – Jeep Grand Cherokee Gets First Diesel Since Dr. Z Era http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/naias-2013-leaked-jeep-grand-cherokee-gets-first-diesel-since-dr-z-era/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/naias-2013-leaked-jeep-grand-cherokee-gets-first-diesel-since-dr-z-era/#comments Mon, 14 Jan 2013 14:09:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=473640 The big news to come out of Jeep today: DIESEL. And we aren’t talking about some HD truck diesel from a Ram pick-up. No, a proper fuel-sipping one, in the form of a 3.0L V6, will be available on the Grand Cherokee starting in the 2014 model year. Whoa, I think I just experienced the […]

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The big news to come out of Jeep today: DIESEL. And we aren’t talking about some HD truck diesel from a Ram pick-up. No, a proper fuel-sipping one, in the form of a 3.0L V6, will be available on the Grand Cherokee starting in the 2014 model year. Whoa, I think I just experienced the […]

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Give Thanks For Jag’s New XF Sportbrake http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/give-thanks-for-jags-new-sportbrake/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/give-thanks-for-jags-new-sportbrake/#comments Thu, 24 Nov 2011 16:37:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=419772 With luxury brands from Bentley to Maserati building “on-road SUVs” in search of ever-greater profits, Jaguar’s decision to build a traditional station wagon is something of a Connolly leather glove’d slap in the face of the luxury game. That’s right, this isn’t some wobbly, lozenge-shaped crossover, or some garish, blinged-out SUV; it’s just a clean, […]

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With luxury brands from Bentley to Maserati building “on-road SUVs” in search of ever-greater profits, Jaguar’s decision to build a traditional station wagon is something of a Connolly leather glove’d slap in the face of the luxury game. That’s right, this isn’t some wobbly, lozenge-shaped crossover, or some garish, blinged-out SUV; it’s just a clean, […]

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Interview: Jaguar Chief Designer Ian Callum http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/interview-jaguar-chief-designer-ian-callum/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/interview-jaguar-chief-designer-ian-callum/#comments Mon, 04 Jan 2010 16:03:25 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=340606 Few aspects of the automobile are as examined, analyzed and obsessed upon as styling. Ask most people about cars and they won’t talk about engine displacement or suspension setup; it’s the physical presence of cars that captures interest and sparks passion. For a niche luxury brand like Jaguar, which  survives on the margins of major […]

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Few aspects of the automobile are as examined, analyzed and obsessed upon as styling. Ask most people about cars and they won’t talk about engine displacement or suspension setup; it’s the physical presence of cars that captures interest and sparks passion. For a niche luxury brand like Jaguar, which  survives on the margins of major […]

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