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2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake prices announced for Australia

Following its reveal in June, Jaguar Australia has just announced local pricing and variant lineup details for the new XF Sportbrake wagon, which arrives in November.

Four variants will be offered in Australia, spanning from the R-Sport 20d, R-Sport 25t, to the XF S 30d, to the range-topping S First Edition 30d. The 20d comes with a 2.0-litre turbo-diesel producing 132kW, while the 25t uses a 2.0-litre turbo-petrol generating 184kW. At the top is a 3.0-litre turbo-diesel V6 producing 221kW and a whopping 700Nm.

All models come with an eight-speed ZF automatic transmission with rear-wheel drive in Australia, with fuel consumption averages as low as 4.8L/100km in the case of the 20d, and 0-100km/h acceleration times as quick as 6.6 seconds in the case of the 30d.

The XF Sportbrake is based on the second-gen XF sedan, which is underpinned by Jaguar’s iQ[Al] platform. It promises sharp driving dynamics via its near-50:50 weight distribution. Being a wagon though, practicality is its main attraction. In the back is a 565-litre cargo area, which can be expanded to 1700 litres with the 40:20:40 rear seats folded down.

Passengers are treated to a 10-inch ‘Touch Pro’ infotainment system, four-zone climate control, a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, and one of the largest panoramic glass roofs in the industry. There’s also 20-way power adjustable front seats, and loads of high-quality trimmings spread around the place.

Like the XF sedan, the new Sportbrake is manufactured at the company’s Castle Bromwich plant in the UK. Australian deliveries are set to commence in November. Prices start from the following (excluding on-roads):

2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake R-Sport 20d – $90,400
2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake R-Sport 25t – $91,400
2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake S 30d – $123,450
2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake S First Edition 30d – $137,300

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.