02 Aug 2018 Jaguar XF – A Luxury Sedan with Supercharged V6 Engine and Advanced Technologies
The 2018 Jaguar XF is a midsize luxury sedan that possesses an unrivalled combination of style and performance to standout in its segment. It comes with many state-of-the-art technologies and advanced safety features for the enhanced safety of the occupants.
The all-new Jaguar XF has an eye-catching exterior that leaves a lasting impression on onlookers wherever it is driven. The interior of the sedan has been ergonomically designed to deliver maximum comfort to the occupants, regardless of the changing driving conditions.
Jaguar has introduced three powerful engine options in the 2018 XF that are capable of delivering a thrilling performance and excellent fuel efficiency. It has been introduced in the UAE with six trim levels that are Pure, Prestige, R-Sport, Portfolio, SC R-Sport and SC S.
Here is a review of the 2018 Jaguar XF available in the UAE with a keen insight into its design, performance, technologies, safety features and more.
Design of the 2018 Jaguar XF
With the perfect blend of outstanding quality and craftsmanship, the all-new Jaguar XF is a sedan of distinctive beauty and dynamic luxury. The exterior of the sedan is aggressive and sporty, thanks to its assertive curves and sharp edges that make the sedan look attractive from every angle. The interior, on the other hand, is laced with premium materials and advanced technologies for a stand out luxury appeal.
The 2018 Jaguar XF has an aerodynamic exterior that has been designed to look stunning from front to rear. The hood of the vehicle features curvy lines that have been added to improve the aerodynamics of the sedan. With chiselled edges and a confident stance, the exterior of the sedan looks dynamic and athletic.
The aggressive front fascia of the all-new XF features signature Jaguar grille that sets the statement for a commanding exterior. It has a slim air dam below the grille to feed fresh air to the engine for enhanced performance. To further improve the engine cooling function, the sedan features two large air intakes on the lower side of the front bumper.
The 2018 Jaguar XF comes with LED Headlights with Automatic Headlight Range Control to illuminate the road and surroundings for the driver. The sedan features signature J-Blade LED Daytime Running Lights that add to the visibility of the vehicle for other commuters. At the rear, the available wraparound large LED Taillights deliver a striking on-road presence.
The available dual exhaust tip at the rear of the sedan add to its sporty appeal. The wide and agile stance of the 2018 Jaguar XF has been further enhanced by the available 18-inch alloy wheels that also provide a strong grip on the road for a smooth performance.
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The interior of the all-new Jaguar XF has been designed around the comfort of the occupants to make every journey comfortable. It has a spacious cabin that provides generous headroom and legroom to rear passengers for a memorable driving experience. The available leather-wrapped seats have been adjusted perfectly in the cabin of the vehicle to provide seating for up to 5 occupants.
It has 8-way adjustable front seats that allow the occupants to set their preferred seating positions for maximum comfort. The 2018 XF features 40/20/40 split folding rear seats that can be folded down to increase the cargo capacity whenever required.
A multi-functional leather-wrapped steering wheel has been fitted in the cabin of the 2018 Jaguar XF for enhanced convenience of the driver. Behind the steering wheel, the available 5-inch full color TFT screen displays important information related to different functions of the sedan in real-time. It has a Two-zone Automatic Climate Control System to keep the cabin refreshing, regardless of the changing weather conditions.
Jaguar has introduced a number of advanced technologies in the all-new XF to keep the occupants connected at all times. The available technologies include 8-inch Capacitive Touchscreen, iPod Integration, Bluetooth, USB Socket, Jaguar In-Control Infotainment System, 8-speakers Jaguar Sound System, Dynamic Volume Control, Navigation System, Wi-Fi, LED Interior Lighting and much more.
The optional interior features include Leather-wrapped Door Armrest, Ventilated Front Seats, Voice Operated Control, 10.2-inch Touch-Screen, 12.3-inch Virtual Instrument Display with 3D Map View, 11-speakers Sound System, 17-speakers Surround Sound System and a lot more.
Performance Attributes of the 2018 Jaguar XF
The 2018 Jaguar XF is a rear-wheel drive sedan that comes with three high-performance engine options. All of the available engines are paired with a highly responsive 8-speed automatic transmission.
One of the available engine options is a 2.0-litre inline 4-Cylinder Turbocharged engine that produces 240 horsepower and 340Nm of torque. With this engine, the sedan can for from 0 to 100 Km/h in 7.0 seconds and has a top speed of 248 Km/h. It delivers a fuel efficiency of 7.5-litre per 100 Km.
The other engine options available is a 3.0-litre Supercharged V6 engine that is capable of producing 340 horsepower and 450Nm of torque. With this engine, the sedan has a top speed of 250 Km/h and can go from 0 to 100 Km/h in just 5.4 seconds. It provides a fuel efficiency of 8.3-litre per 100 Km.
The same Supercharged V6 engine has been tuned to produce 380 horsepower and 450Nm of torque. With this engine, the 2018 Jaguar XF can go from 0 to 100 Km/h in just 5.3 seconds and has a top speed of 250 Km/h. It delivers a fuel efficiency of 8.3-litre per 100 Km.
The engineers at Jaguar have constructed the all-new XF on Lightweight Aluminum Architecture for superior ride comfort and outstanding sports handling. It has been fitted with a double wishbone suspension in the front for exceptional steering handling while an Integral Link Suspension System has been added at the rear that provides stiffness to support handling in different driving conditions.
The 2018 Jaguar XF comes with All Surface Progress Control System to provide additional assistance to the driver in slippery road conditions. The sedan features JaguarDrive Control System that offers four driving modes to the driver for a dynamic performance. The available driving modes are Standard, Eco, Dynamic, and Rain-Ice-Snow.
The optional Intelligent All-Wheel Drive System with Intelligent Driveline Dynamics has been exclusively developed by Jaguar to help in preventing any loss of traction for an improved driving experience.
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The 2018 Jaguar XF has been fitted with many latest safety features to ensure maximum safety to the occupants in any driving conditions while the available Driver Assistance Technologies ensure that the driver stays always in control of the sedan.
Some of the notable safety features of the 2018 Jaguar XF are:
- Advanced 6 Air Bags System
- Cruise Control
- Hill Assist
- Trailer Stability Control System
- ISO FIX
- Parking Sensors
- Anti-lock Braking System
- Emergency Brake Assist
- Brake Assist
- Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
- Dynamic Stability Control
- Traction Control System
- Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
- Rear View Camera
The optional safety features of the 2018 Jaguar XF are:
- Blind Spot Monitoring System
- Blind Spot Assist
- Lane Departure Warning
- Head-up Display
- Traffic Sign Recognition System
- Autonomous Emergency Braking System
- Intelligent Speed Limiter
- Driver Condition Monitoring
- Advanced Parking Aids
Price and Availability in the UAE
The 2018 Jaguar XF has already been introduced in the UAE with its three powerful engine options and six trim levels. The starting price of the 2018 Jaguar XF is AED 185,600 that can go as high as AED 306,500 based on the trim levels and optional technologies.
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