The all-new second-generation 2016 Jaguar XF is set to be debuted at the New York Auto Show in a week and Jaguar have just released their official photos, along with some images and video of the high-wire stunt they pulled over Canary Wharf in London.

The XF in its current form has been around since 2007, in today’s auto market, eight years is quite some time, some would even say, obsolete. On the surface, the new XF doesn’t look like a major departure from last year’s XF. This isn’t a bad thing, the first-generation XF is a sharp looking car, and everything coming out of Ian Callum’s Jaguar studio is gorgeous these days.

The new body is 75 percent aluminum which shaves off an impressive 60 kg on the rear-wheel-drive variants and a whopping 120 kg off the all-wheel-drive models. We’re really liking the trend of some manufacturers dropping weight instead of adding.

Jaguar hasn’t spilled the beans on the full powertrain lineup just yet but they have said that both the 340-horsepower and 380-hp versions of the 3.0L supercharged V6, seen in Land Rovers and the F-Type will be offered. Transmission will most likely be the ZF eight-speed.

Stay tuned for an in-depth deep dive, with the entire scoop straight from its debut at the New York Auto Show next week.

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