All-new 2016 Jaguar XF saloon revealed with class leading fuel economy

Jaguar has unveiled the all-new XF saloon, which is lighter and more efficient than the outgoing model. Visually very similar to the smaller recently introduced XE compact saloon, the new XF brings some pretty big changes to the table.

The all-new aluminium-intensive architecture enables class-leading weight, making the new XF up to 190kg lighter than the outgoing model, while torsional stifness has increased by up to 28%.

Weight distribution is almost 50:50 and the new model is surprisingly 7mm shorter and 3mm lower, though the wheelbase is increased by 5mm, standing now at 2960mm, offering class-leading rear seat space.

The progressive design combines short overhangs with exceptional aerodynamic efficiency of Cd 0.26 and the engines offers very low CO2 emissions of as low as 104g/km – that’s the lowest CO2 emissions of any non-hybrid model in the segment.

Under the skin highlights include double wishbone & Integral Link suspension along with standard advanced passive damper technology and optional Adaptive Dynamics system which will automatically detect the optimum damper setting.

Engine range includes a 2.0-litre Ingenium diesel engine producing either 163 horsepower and 280 lb-ft torque or 180 hp and 317 lb-ft.

There is also a twin-turbo V6 3.0-litre petrol engine with 300 hp and 517 lb-ft torqueand a 3.0-litre V6 supercharged engine delivering 380 hp 332 lb-ft of torque.

All engines offered are linked to an 8-speed automatic gearbox, though the 2.0-litre Ingenium can also be had with a specially tuned 6-speed manual transmission.

The most economical model is the base diesel linked to a manual returning more than 70 mpg with CO2 emissions of 104 g/km.

A more powerful R and RS models will evidently follow later.

Interior updates include all-new 10.2-inch touchscreen infotainment system, bespoke 825W Meridian digital surround sound system with 17 speakers and reconfigurable 12.3-inch TFT instrument cluster.

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