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Old 28th August 2007, 08:57   #1
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Default Jaguar XF Revealed

Pics in the gallery section here


Looks a bit likeLexus meets BMW but I am not complaining, am sure in the metal it will look hot!!!

Hope Tata gets to assemble them in India!
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It has a very handsome and proportionate look. Butttttttttttttttttt it sure doesnt look like a Jaguar from the front end...... Actually it doesnt look like a Jag from the side or the rear either. I dont think luxury cars should lose their identity like this. Take the example of the Merc E Class. Even though it has gotten more modern over time, you cant mistake it for anything but a Merc.

And dont even get me started on the boxy dash. Whats up with Jag (Ford)? I sure hope they havent used a Ford econo-platform for this too.
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Well Jaguar got themselves into a rut due to cautious evolution. I reserve judgment till one sees it in the metal
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Just perfect for Verna to copy for it's second look.
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Thats a JAG ?
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Hmmm.... not impressed at all, looks like a Khichdi of too many design cues & absolutely DO NOT like the Corolla-esque Headlamps, no matter if they have projectors or xenons or whatever.

This is the replacement for the S-Type right?
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If it were not for the badge on the car, I would certainly not have recognised it. It actually looks like a Korean car from the front. Its so not Jaguar.
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Just perfect for Verna to copy for it's second look.
Maybe the new Sonata might look like this for all you know
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the rear is the only bit which seems to resemble a jag!! the front looks terrible!
the interiors are not bad at allllll! very stately and elegant.
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Top down pic looks like the new Mondeo
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The car looks like a Lexus GS at the back.What is a shame no direct injection engine at the moment.Still using old ones apart of the V6 2.7 Diesel engine.
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i would not believe that this car can be called a jaguar design wise it has a blend of many cars in it. the front is like a verna with toyota style headlights. top veiw gives it an aston martin look, the rear is a blend between an aston martin and a camry and overall it reads lexus.
this is purely my observation dont jump on me guys.
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Friends, I liked the design and concept!! its '09 launch!! so 2 years ahead foresight.
the bonnets adapted from the current XK8.
AND, whenever they launch the XF-R, well who wont oodle over it!
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i dont really like the front.. but i like the interior especially the gear selector.
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And here's 2 videos. The car has great interiors with all the glowing lights on.


Very well made by UK's CAR online magazine. talks about how the car has great handling characteristics and that it shares a lot with the s-type.

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The XF is refreshing. Yes, the headlamps remind me of the new elantra and the side profile is a bit lexus-like. Yet, this car is full of character. Jag it seems have dumped their previous design philosophy for something totally, well..different. The interior is understated elegance personified.

The best bit? The Jag-Aston rear. Nice.






Source: Autocar UK.
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