CARJAM TV - Subscribe Here Now www.youtube.com/carjamradionLike Us Now On Facebook: www.facebook.com/CarjamTVnFor The World's Best Car Videos nWebsite: www.carjam.tvnRadio: www.rte.ie/radio1/specials/jamesbond.htmlnTwitter: www.twitter.com/carjamtvnYoutube: www.youtube.com/user/CarjamRadionJames May of Top Gear during episode 10 of series 10 reviewed the XF.
Among his remarks were: "[the XF] goes like a four-door XK" and that the XF was "better value for money" than the BMW 5 Series.nnJeremy Clarkson of Top Gear reviewed the XFR during episode 5 of series 13.
During the review he said: "I'm not going to, even for a minute suggest that it's [XFR] better than the M5, but it's as-good-as.
And praise does not get higher than that".
During the same episode The Stig managed a lap time of 1:26.7 s with the XFR.
Making the XFR only 0.5 s slower than its rival the BMW M5 (1:26.2)nJaguar speed recordnnOn 7 November 2008, a modified XFR was driven by Paul Gentilozzi of Rocketsports, who prepared the car, to a new Jaguar record of 225.675 mph (363.189 km/h) on the Bonneville Salt Flats.
The new record beat the previous Jaguar record of 217.1 mph (349.4 km/h) in a XJ220 in 1992. Changes to the stock vehicle included low-mounted rear spoiler, increased power to 510 PS (375 kW; 503 hp) by a remapped ECU, a modified air intake and exhaust system and revised supercharger settings.nAwardsnn The concept C-XF was awarded 2007 North American Production Preview Vehicle of the Year award.n What Diesel? magazine awarded the XF both the Car of the Year and Best Executive Car awards in 2008.n In 2009, What Diesel? magazine, for the second year running, awarded the XF both the Car of the Year and Best Executive Car awards.n The XF won the What Car? Best Executive Car category again in 2009,n The XF won the What Car? Best Executive Car award for the third time in 2010.n For the fourth successive year, the XF won the What Car? Best Executive Car award in 2011.nThe Jaguar XF (codename: X250) is an executive car produced by British car manufacturer Jaguar which was first revealed in autumn 2007 as a replacement for the Jaguar S-Type.
During late 2011, a camouflaged Jaguar XF estate was spotted and indicated that the Sportbrake was nearing its autumn 2012 on-sale date.nnIn March 2012, the Jaguar Sportbrake was formally revealed along with some technical information, with an on-sale date given as October of the same year.nnWhen the Sportbrake goes on sale, it will be available with all of the saloon's engines and has a loading capacity of 550 litres (19 cubic feet) with the seats up and 1,675 litres (59.2 cubic feet) with them folded - the maximum capacity surpasses that of the BMW 5-Series Touring, Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon, Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake and Volvo V70.nnThe extended roofline increases rear headroom by 48 mm and the rear bench includes a 60:40 split and remote-controlled 'one-touch' folding function.
The load area is fitted with multi-function rails and is 1,970 mm (78 inches) long and 1,064 mm (41.9 inches) wide.nen.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaguar_xf