To be more specific, how does it measure up as a driver-gratification car? How new is all-new? But Jaguar assures us this is almost the only similarity between S and XF, dimensionally or architecturally, and that there is little in the way of recycled S-type structural elements in the underpinnings. Increased mass notwithstanding, Jaguar claims a percent increase in torsional rigidity versus the S-type and further, that the XF is best in class in this regard. The new unibody is as flex-free as the blades on a Hyster forklift. At
Verdict: 2009 Jaguar XF Supercharged
Jaguar XF Supercharged Road Test Review Car and Driver
Only a Jaguar could do this to us. What other car could sweep us off our collective feet with its power, comfort, and elegance, then malfunction repeatedly, and yet remain so beguiling as to make us feel sorry when it leaves? It's not the story we wanted - nor expected - to tell, but it is indeed the bittersweet tale of our Four Seasons Jaguar XF Supercharged. The irony is that when our liquid silver XF first arrived, one of our biggest concerns was whether it retained enough classic Jaguar character.
2009 Jaguar XF Supercharged - Four Seasons Wrap-Up
Motor Trend Online editor Mike Floyd, writing in the Jag's logbook, challenged other test drivers with the following post: "I dare any of you to write about the Jag without making a feline reference. I dare you! Is it possible not to make any "catty" comments when writing the wrap story after a year spent with Jaguar 's XF Supercharged sedan?
What is it with Jaguar and electronics? Joseph Lucas, of Lucas electric infamy still remembered as the Prince of Darkness for the electrical eccentricities of post-WWII Jaguars, among others , has been dead for more than years. Power quality charts—even climbing to the top in some surveys.