The MY18 update introduces three new Ingenium engine options, including two 2.0-litre turbo-petrol four-cylinder tunes and a 2.0-litre twin-turbo diesel four-cylinder. Petrol models produce 147kW and 320Nm or 184kW and 365Nm. These are able to cover 0-100km/h in 7.5 seconds and 6.6 seconds, respectively.
Perhaps the biggest news is the the welcoming of the new 2.0-litre twin-turbo diesel. It generates an impressive 177kW and 500Nm, while providing a 0-100km/h time of 6.5 seconds. It’s also very economical, with an official average of 5.3L/100km.
Continuing on are the 2.0L diesel with 132kW and 430Nm (relatively new Ingenium engine), a 3.0L twin-turbo diesel V6 developing 221kW and 700Nm, and a 250kW and 280kW 3.0L supercharged V6 petrol for the XF S. The 280kW version is able to sprint from 0-100km/h in 5.3 seconds, while the 3.0L diesel covers it in 6.2 seconds.
Like the new XE, the XF is being offered with a Gesture Boot Lid for the first time, with hands-free opening of the 540-litre boot. There’s also some new 20-way power-adjustable seats on offer, and the latest Touch Pro media interface.
Jaguar says the new model will go into production in April, with orders taken now. Australian prices and specifications are yet to be confirmed.