The Jaguar XF
(type (X250) is a mid-size luxury car
/ sports saloon
produced by British car manufacturer Jaguar. The car, which replaced the Jaguar S-Type
, was launched at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show
following the public showing of the C-XF concept in January 2007 at the North American International Auto Show
. Designed by Jaguar's design director Ian Callum
, it was a significant change to its predecessor.
The XF went on sale in 2008 with a range of V6 and V8 engines
A face-lifted XF featuring a revised front design more akin to the original C-XF concept car was announced at the 2011 New York Auto Show
with manufacturing to commence from July 2011.
The styling of the finalised production XF varies from that of the C-XF, most notably around the front lights and nose, which incorporates an oval mesh grille harking back to the original XJ
of 1968. The boot lid retained the S-Type's chromed blade to its edge, but also included a "leaper" Jaguar logo as well.
The XF was developed at Jaguar's Whitley
design and development HQ in Coventry
and is built in Castle Bromwich
. During its development the XF was known by its code name X250.
The interior included some unique features such as the air-conditioning vents which are flush-fitting in the dash,... Read More