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Jaguar XF Sportbrake at the Geneva Motor Show: New cat station wagon

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D he Jaguar XF as a station wagon has been haunted since 2009 There should be gazettes, trade fair premieres, there should be studies, but none of them existed. Instead, consequent silence, until shortly before the premiere at the Geneva Motor Show, the first Erlkönig models appeared with effective advertising.

Jaguar XF Sportbrake with 550 liters load volume

Visually it was already clear that the Jaguar XF Sportbrake is a Jaguar XF - at least up to the B-pillar. Behind it, the station wagon follows its own (roof) line. The belt line rises towards the rear as the XF Sportbrake continues and guides the view of the rear of the estate with its rather narrow window in the flap.

And what's behind the flap and the two narrow taillights with LED inserts? The Jaguar XF Sportbrake has a trunk volume of 550 liters. If you fold down the rear bench seat (ratio 40:60 using the pull lever in the trunk), there is only enough space for two passengers, but the level storage space increases to 1,675 liters, the length of the loading zone is 1.97 meters and the width says Jaguar with 1.064 meters.

Hidden compartment and detachable trailer coupling

In terms of cargo space, the Jaguar XF is Sportbrake is on par with the Audi A6 Avant (656 /1,660 liters) or BMW 5 Series Touring (560 /1,670 liters), but the T-model of the Mercedes E-Class is a long way off (695 /1,950 liters).

In a hidden compartment underneath the load compartment floor, an additional 28 liters of capacity are free - if the Type Repair System has been ordered. The detachable towbar can be stored in another compartment. Once it is installed, a trailer load of 1,850 kilos can be hooked. The trailer track stabilization is activated automatically when it is installed.

Anyone who wants to keep their Jaguar XF Sportbrake tidy can do this using a system of load compartment rails, in which, for a few extra euros, they can purchase nets and longitudinally adjustable retaining strips. The rear of the new Jaguar XF Sportbrake is closed using an automatic closing mechanism; An electric opening and closing function is available on request.

Two equipment packages for the Jaguar XF Sportbrake

On the engine side, the Jaguar XF Sportbrake - length: 4.966 meters, width 1.877 meters, wheelbase 2.909 meters - can use the limousine units.The 2.2-liter four-cylinder diesel with 200 hp is used as the basic engine. There will also be the Jaguar XF Sportbrake with the 3.0-liter V6 diesel engine with double charging and 240 hp - the S version of the six-cylinder even has 275 hp. All engines are equipped with start-stop and are linked to an eight-speed automatic transmission that directs the engine power to the rear wheels. Later, the 5.0-liter V8 petrol engine with 385 or the supercharged XFR with 510 hp will be added.

Jaguar will optionally offer the XF Sportbrake with two packages. The aerodynamic package includes a lower front bumper with a black radiator grille surround, modified side skirts, a new rear apron and an enlarged roof spoiler. The Black Pack replaces all chrome elements of the body with a black finish - including the alloy wheels. The price for the Jaguar XF Sportbrake starts at 48,550 euros.


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