The 2008 WhatCar? ‘Automobile of the Yr’ winner, the Jaguar XF, retained its award-winning crown on the WhatCar? Awards held in London final night time, successful ‘Finest Government Automobile’ for 2009.
WhatCar? editor, Steve Fowler, commented: “Jaguar’s XF is a deserving winner as soon as once more – and it is about to get even higher with new, greener engines. The XF is all about fashion, poise and tempo – driving one is at all times a special day and the inside is likely one of the most dramatic of any automotive at any worth.”
Geoff Cousins, Managing Director of Jaguar Vehicles within the UK, stated: “It’s incredible information for XF to win this esteemed WhatCar? award for the second time. The XF has been a convincing success since launch and regardless of the present difficult financial situations, Jaguar made nice progress in 2008.
Cousins continued: “We have now had a terrific begin to the 12 months with the reveal of the drastically anticipated XFR and the brand new XF Diesel S – each of which set new benchmarks by way of efficiency, financial system and effectivity. Most notably, the brand new XF Diesel S options a sophisticated new 3.0-litre diesel engine and presents a marked enchancment in CO2 and gasoline financial system which is nice information for the patron.”
Jaguar has not too long ago introduced a brand new 275PS high-performance XF Diesel S for 2010 Mannequin Yr that includes Jaguar’s new AJ-V6D Gen III S 3.0-litre diesel engine that delivers an enormous 600Nm of torque and reaches simply 0-60mph in simply 5.9 seconds. It has a mixed gasoline financial system of 42.0mpg – 12 % higher than the acclaimed 2.7-litre V6 diesel engine and emits simply 179g/km – a ten % discount in CO2*.
Revealed on the Detroit Auto Present in March , the brand new XFR is powered by the all-new supercharged 510PS (510bhp SAE) V8 with acceleration from 0-60mph in simply 4.7 seconds making it the last word Jaguar sport saloon. A naturally aspirated 5.0-litre V8, producing 385PS, powers different V8 XF fashions.
Distinguished by distinctive exterior and inside design options, the XFR consists of revised bumpers and decrease entrance air intakes, sill extensions, bonnet louvres and grilles, 4 tailpipes, a boot-lid spoiler, distinctive seats and 20-inch alloy wheels.
Since launch, the XF has received greater than 30 commendations globally, the bulk from revered UK publications together with High Gear, CAR journal and The Solar motoring. What Diesel and Auto Specific additionally voted the XF into their prime spot by making it their ‘Automobile of the Yr’ in 2008.
The 2010 Mannequin Yr XF and XFR can be found to order now with first buyer deliveries starting in March.