Potential Second-Gen Jaguar XF Caught Testing In The Wild
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 gaining some new tech.
Under the bonnet, firepower will mostly remain the same, from four-pot diesels to supercharged V8, as well as the introduction of a PHEV variant. Rear- and all-wheel drive should still be around, as well as the choice between sedan and wagon.
Whatever happens, the new XF has some stiff competition waiting outside the assembly line, including the Audi A6, Infiniti Q70 and Volvo S90. Until that day, however, a few spy photos shall suffice.
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Bout time they ditched the original XF. It doesn't look current anymore, and I was never bowled over with the original styling. It looked good, but seemed to be a really big car they had to chop to not steal from XJ sales. The kids born when this thing came out are in second grade now.
Well, at least Jaguar are doing something. De Nysschen has to fit out his Manhattan penthouse before Cadillac can figure out what to do with the XTS and its cheap V6, while Jaguar is bringing out a whole new line of gas and diesel engines, and are replacing all old models by the 2018 model year.