The 2010 Jaguar XF is a sleek and sexy fast car that is available in three trim levels: Base, Premium, and Supercharged. Base versions consist of a 300-hp 4.2-liter V8 engine. The other models have a 5.0-liter V8. When it comes to power, Premiums have 385 HP and the Supercharged versions have 470 HP. All versions use a 6-speed automatic transmission with JaguarDrive Selector which makes use of a rotary knob for gear selection. When the car is turned on, this device will rise into the palm of the hand and can be rotated to put the car in park, drive, reverse, neutral, and sequential mode. Also, the transmission includes steering-wheel paddles for manual gear changes. The V8 Premium Luxury XF has a base MSRP of $55,975. A Supercharged XF sells for $62,975 MSRP. The regular V8 version accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 6.2 seconds. The supercharged model accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 5.1 seconds. The EPA estimates that the premium should get 16/25 mpg and the supercharged models should get 15/22.
Mechanical features include 4.2L DOHC 32-valve V8 engine, 6-speed automatic transmission w/Jaguar Sequential Shift, JaguarDrive rotary gear selector with winter mode, steering wheel mounted paddles, rear-wheel drive, 4-wheel independent double wishbone suspension with anti-roll bars, speed sensitive variable ratio pwr rack and pinion steering, 4-wheel anti-lock vented disc brakes, electric parking brake with drive away release, and dual bright exhaust tips. The supercharged model uses Jaguar’s Computer Adaptive Technology Suspension (CATSTM).
Exterior features include 18″ “Cygnus” 6-spoke alloy wheels, 1-touch tilt/slide power glass moonroof, bright mesh grille insert with bright surround, and bright side window surrounds. It also includes bright lower bumper blades, auto-dimming heated power mirrors with approach lamps, side repeaters, auto-on/off halogen headlamps, and LED tail lamps.
Interior features include 10-way power front heated bucket seats with 2-position driver memory,
driver/front passenger power lumbar, 60/40 split folding rear seat, leather seating surfaces, 3-spoke leather steering wheel w/remote controls for audio, cruise control, JaguarDrive rotary gear selector, driver information center with dual function trip computer, cruise control with automatic speed limiter, 7″ touch screen display with controls for audio, climate control, and satin American walnut veneer interior trim.
Jaguar’s new Adaptive Dynamics suspension automatically adjusts firmness based on the road conditions in order to balance ride and handling. Available safety features include ABS, traction control, antiskid system, curtain side airbags, and front side airbags. A navigation system, rearview camera, blind-spot monitoring system, and adaptive cruise control are also available. The 2010 Jaguar XF is a sizzling fast car that captures the attention of every sports car buff.