NEW FOR 2012:
– New exterior styling cues and upgraded interior
– XFR styling further differentiated from other models
– Standard bi-xenon headlamps with LED “J-Blade” running lights
– Standard power-latching trunk
– Full-function LED tail lamps
– New infotainment improvements including 30 GB hard drive and available 1200-watt Bowers & Wilkins premium surround sound system
– Warranty reduced to 4 years/80,000 km
For 2012, the Jaguar XF undergoes trim changes, which further differentiate the trim lines and adopt the company’s signature styling. These include revisions to the grille, hood and front fenders, trunk lid trim, and taillamps that now use LED for all functions. Bi-xenon headlamps and a power-latching trunk are standard on all models. Inside, all models received revised seats, black-paint-finish buttons and switchgear, new trim, and improvement infotainment systems. The 5-year/80,000 km warranty introduced for 2011 has been decreased back to a 4-year/80,000 km warranty.
The XF is Jaguar’s entry-level model and includes the XF, XF Portfolio and XFR. The XF and XF Portfolio use a 5.0-litre V8 engine, while the XFR uses a supercharged 5.0-litre V8. All use a six-speed automatic transmission with a rotary gear selector, and steering wheel-mounted paddles for the manual shift mode.
Features on the XF Luxury include 18-inch alloy wheels, automatic climate control, cruise control with automatic speed limiter, electronic parking brake, bi-xenon headlamps, heated auto-dimming mirrors with integrated turn signals and puddle lamps, rain-sensing wipers, LED taillights, power sunroof, rear parking assist, acoustic laminated windshield, tire pressure monitoring system, alarm system, power tilt and telescopic leather-wrapped steering wheel, auto up/down windows, auto-dimming rearview mirror, garage door opener, driver information centre, keyless ignition, ten-way power heated Bond Grain leather seats with two-position driver memory, 60/40 split-folding rear seat, Bluetooth connectivity, navigation system, six-CD/MP3 stereo with auxiliary input and Sirius satellite radio, full-colour touch-screen display, automatic headlamps with manual levelling, and front and rear carpet floor mats.
The XF Portfolio adds 19-inch alloy wheels, blind spot monitor, washers and automatic levelling, front parking assist with rearview camera, electric rear sunshade, Smart Key system, heated and cooled soft-grain leather seats, soft-grain leather door panels, “suede cloth” headliner, ebony trim and premium carpet mats.
The XFR adds 20-inch alloy wheels, Adaptive Dynamics, active differential control, rear spoiler, hood louvers, 18-way driver and 14-way passenger power heated and cooled R soft-grain leather seats, premium carpet mats, “suede cloth” headliner, and Bowers & Wilkins 440-watt surround sound system.