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Import Insights: Jaguar XF

The all-new Jaguar XF made a splash with several debut appearances, including its global motor show debut in New York.


Jaguar XF high wireJaguar XF Sets a ‘High’ Bar

The all-new Jaguar XF made a splash with several debut appearances, including its global motor show debut in New York. But nothing will top the XF’s dramatic reveal during a “high-wire” water crossing in the heart of London’s business district.

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Expert British stunt man Jim Dowdall drove the all-new Jaguar XF a full 240 meters across a high-wire to demonstrate its lightweight aluminum-intensive construction. The new XF is 80 kgs lighter than its closest competitor, resulting in best-in-class efficiency (over 70 mpg) and CO2 emissions (104g/km).

Jaguar XFHigh Levels of Stiffness for Improved Handling

Double-wishbone front and Integral Link rear suspension systems provide the inherently high levels of stiffness. Advanced damper technologies — both passive and continuously-variable — improve ride quality and extend the breadth of dynamic capability of the XF. With many components made entirely from lightweight aluminum, the double-wishbone front suspension of the XF is modeled closely to that of the Jaguar F-Type. Its high camber stiffness means that the tires are able to generate lateral force immediately, which translates to sharper and more immediate turn-in. And the high roll camber gain means that the tire’s contact patch is maintained, generating more grip and delivering better feel.

Aluminum Construction

Used to create inherently light and stiff body structures, aluminum alloys, self-piercing rivets and structural adhesives enhance performance, efficiency and dynamics. These attributes were engineered into the Jaguar aluminum-intensive architecture from which the all-new Jaguar XF was developed. Also featuring advanced high-strength steels, the aluminum-intensive unibody uses materials intelligently, exploiting each to its full potential. The one-piece body sides of the all-new XF are pressed from a single sheet of high-strength 6000-series alloy; the body sides weigh less than 13.2 lbs. (6kg).

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