Jaguar brought to the Geneva Motor Show 2012 the first derivative of the current XF. The segment E model was revealed in a world premiere in the Swiss Auto Show, where hundreds of journalists immortalized the star of the British stand.
Geneva Motor Show 2012 Live: 2012 Jaguar XF Sportbrake photo gallery
2012 Jaguar XF Sportbrake Live at Geneva Motor Show 2012
The 2012 Jaguar XF Sportbrake is not the first station wagon model ever produced by the British. The X-Type model was the most recently Jaguar sold in a kombi version. For a while this type of bodywork was missing from the British brand offer and because now in the Western Europe the SW are extremely popular, Jaguar decided to return with new XF Sportbrake.
XF Sportbrake becomes the most practical Jaguar car. The boot has a volume of 550 liters (20 ft³). With the bench-seat folded, the 2012 Jaguar XF Sportbrake’s volume increases to 1675 liters (60 ft³) of luggage compartment. The bench-seat can split up 60/40 through some handles located in the trunk. Optional, the tailgate can be electrically operated.
Because this model is intended mainly for Europe, Jaguar will offer a range of diesel engines. The S top version, will be animated by the 3.0-liter V6 turbodiesel engine of 275 hp (205 kW / 279 PS). There will be a 240 hp (180 kW / 240 PS) V6 diesel. And for those who want a very economical Jaguar a turbo 2.2-liter four-cylinder engine of 190 hp (142 kW / 193 PS) will be available. This will have in standard the start-stop system. All models will have eight-speed automatic transmissions with rear axle and air suspension. Jaguar says that the 2012 Jaguar XF Sportbrake will be responsible for about 20% of sales of the XF.
Next year, 2012 Jaguar XF Sportbrake is likely to receive a sports version: XF-R. It will have under the hood a 5.0 liter V8 and 510 hp (381 kW / 517 PS). Jaguar XF-R will be available with rear-wheel drive and in a 4×4 version.
2012 Jaguar XF Sportbrake Video – Geneva Motor Show 2012 Live
2012 Jaguar XF Sportbrake via | Jaguar stand at Geneva Motor Show 2012