2013 Jaguar XF gets New 2.0-liter Turbo and 3.0-liter Supercharged Gasoline and 2.2-liter Diesel Engines

Jaguar’s 2013 model year-mania continues with the XF series that gains a similar suite of updates to the larger XJ saloon that we told you about in a previous posting and then some more, including the introduction of the new Sportbrake that will start from £31,940 when it goes on sale in the UK later this year.

As with the XJ, the XF continues without any alterations to its design for the new model year, but with many changes under the hood.

The executive model’s engine lineup is expanded with two new forced induction petrol powerplants, a 3.0-liter supercharged V6 delivering 335hp (340PS) and 450Nm (332 lb-ft) that replaces in some markets the naturally aspirated 5.0-litre V8, and a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-four rated at 237hp (240PS) and 340Nm (251 lb-ft).

The 2.2-liter four-cylinder diesel range is now available in 161hp (163PS) and 197hp (200 PS) outputs with the latter replacing the existing 187hp (190PS) output engine.

These engines join the existing line-up of 3.0-litre V6 Turbodiesel and Supercharged 5.0-litre V8 petrols.

We should mention that not all engines will be available to all markets (i.e. the 2.0-liter turbo petrol in the UK), while the estate version of the XF will be offered at launch exclusively with diesel powerplants.

For 2013, Jaguar is also expanding the use of its new 8-speed automatic transmission with a start and stop system to all gasoline and diesel engines across the range improving emissions on the V6 Diesel engines by six per cent and on the supercharged V8 petrol by up to 11 percent.

The range topping 503hp (510PS) XFR can now be enhanced with an optionally available new Speed Pack that is equipped with revised engine and gearbox calibration, a new front aero splitter and a new rear wing. With this package, the XFR can reach an increased limited top speed of 174mph (280km/h) instead of 155km/h (250km/h).

Jaguar has also replaced the Bowers and Wilkins system with a new Meridian audio system.

As with the 2013 XJ, Jaguar is expected to release country-specific details on the XF in the coming months.


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