The XF Sportbrake is one of the models of Jaguar XF, a medium-sized luxury sedan, manufactured by Jaguar, the British car giant. The XF model was first introduced to the worldwide market in 2007 as a substitute for the Jaguar S-Type model. The 2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake is the redesigned version of the 2016 model XF Sportbrake that was first launched in 2012. It will be constructed in the wagon body style and this time, it will be sold in the United States/Canada, as well. Furthermore, it should be noted that the earlier models were released all over the world, except in the United States. The 2018 Jaguar model is expected to be unveiled at the Motor Show to be held in Frankfurt shortly.
2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake spy shot
2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake Exterior
The external design of the new Jaguar XF Sportbrake 2018 is more or less similar with 2015 model, it is possible to be a bit lower with sharper lines when compared to that of its predecessor. Back part of the car reminds on F-Pace, just in proportional dimensions.
Logically, the front part is expected to be similar(or same) to that of the Jaguar XF sedan. It should have the identical front grille and a set of J-blade LED headlamps on the front, bearing the signature of Jaguar. British manufacturer follows the trends like other manufacturers, that means lighter car for sure, use of aluminum in every possible way.
It is also expected that the new wagon would come equipped with the profound chin, gigantic alloy wheels, red-tinted brake calipers, and wide intakes in the front.
This attractive sports design will make it the most powerful competitor to vie resourcefully with its class contestants, such as the E-Class Wagon of Mercedes-Benz, V90 of Volvo and the upcoming U.S version Panamera wagon of Porsche.
New Jaguar XF Sportbrake 2018 Interior
No specifications have been offered by Jaguar regarding the interior design of its 2018 XF Sportbrake. However, from reliable company sources, it is learned that the cabin will be more spacious and luxurious than the outgoing model. It is also expected that the equipment section of the cabin will be loaded with the latest version of infotainment system and the steering wheel and the seats will be upholstered in high-quality leather. As soon as we find out more detail, we will publish it.
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There is a bit more information about the engine. The 2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake should be equipped with same units as those of the XF sedan. As a result, a turbo diesel power unit with the displacement of 2.0 and 3.0 liters will power this attractive wagon. Through this engines, the wagon will get power outputs that include 120kW/161 hp and 132kW/181 hp.
Also, Jaguar should use its new wagon with an S range gasoline 3.0-liter supercharged V6 engine to offer power outputs of 279kW/374 hp. Furthermore, there is the rumor about big V8 5.0-liter engine with 550 hp, not confirmed yet.
These engines will be mated to an eight-speed mechanical transmission system or with a six-velocity manual transmission system.
As far as the performance is concerned, the new model wagon is expected to offer high-performance figures when compared to those of Audi RS 6 and Mercedes-AMG E 63 estates.
The new Jaguar XF 2018 will be offered with the rear-wheel drive system and the all-wheel-drive system, according to the configuration.
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Price and the date of release
At present, the price and release date of the 2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake have not yet confirmed by the British automaker. However, some rumors suggest that the new wagon may hit the Jaguar dealerships during the early part of 2018. It is expected that the base price of the new wagon will be announced after unveiling it at the Motor show in Frankfurt next year.
2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake pictures