Report - Next generation Jaguar XF to be revealed at the 2015 NY Auto Show

08/10/2014 - 13:42 | ,  ,   | Anjan Ravi

The new XF will be based on the iQ platform.

Britain's What Car magazine reports that the next generation Jaguar XF will be receiving its debut at the 2015 New York Auto Show in April 2015, before starting sales in Europe in autumn. The report reads that the new XF will be based on the same chassis components as the smaller XE, and would be powered by the new range of Ingenium engines.

Jaguar XF 2.0L Petrol Review front quarter
The new XF is reported to look sharper than the current model seen here.

Company sources have told the publication that the look of the new XF will be sleeker and sharper than that of the current generation model, and overall the car will look more 'sporty'. Inside, the 2016 XF will get the new touchscreen infotainment and connectivity system seen on the XE.

The highlight of the new XF will be the aluminium intensive iQ chassis, which should significantly shed some weight of the car.

Jaguar XE infotainment system at the 2014 Paris Motor Show
The XF too would get the new touchscreen infotainment system seen here on the XE.

Also see: India-bound Jaguar XE unveiled at the Paris Motor Show

Post the new XF, Jaguar will be focusing on bringing into production its first ever crossover which was previewed by the C-X17 concept.

Competitors: Mercedes E Class, BMW 5 Series, Audi A6
Expected price: INR 48–60 lakhs, ex-Showroom
Launch date: Late 2015 in Europe

[Source - What Car]

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