Jaguar has revealed new Chequered Flag special editions as part of the latest model year updates to the XF Saloon and XF Sportbrake. The Chequered Flag editions feature a selection of unique exterior enhancements. They also have handpicked interior design elements. The cars feature as well a choice of Jaguar’s efficient and powerful British-built Ingenium diesel and petrol engines.
Ian Callum, Jaguar Director of Design, said:
“The XF Saloon and Sportbrake combine the elegance and exceptional performance which underline all Jaguars. Both XF models feature beautiful silhouettes giving them a dynamic appearance perfectly suited to the Chequered Flag badge.”
A selection of exterior enhancements distinguish the Chequered Flag models from the rest of the range
They include unique badging on the side vents. Further design cues for a purposeful finish include sport front bumper and Black Pack. There are also body-coloured side sills and boot spoiler. The special editions include as well 18-inch Chalice alloy wheels in Gloss Black Finish.
The new special edition is available in a choice of three exterior colours – Yulong White, Santorini Black and Eiger Grey.
Inside, the XF Saloon and Sportbrake Chequered Flag models feature handpicked elements. Unique interior badging on the treadplates and Dark Hex aluminium instrument panel finisher are among them. There’s also R-Sport full leather interior. The models have a choice of Jet/Jet or Jet/Red colour combinations with contrast stitching as well.
A selection of the most popular optional features fitted to the XF are also standard on the special edition. Navigation Pro with InControl Connect Pro incudes a Live Traffic function which helps drivers avoid traffic jams for a more seamless journey, while it also allows users to share routes from a computer or mobile app. Other online services include Share ETA function, car parking availability and fuel pricing. Further features include the 12.3-inch Interactive Driver Display and keyless entry.
As part of this model year update, a new Smartphone pack which features Apple CarPlay and Android Auto is standard on all models
The technology mirrors the user’s smartphone allowing them to access a selection of apps on the car’s 10-inch Touchscreen.
The Chequered Flag models are available with a choice of Jaguar’s powerful and efficient petrol and diesel engines.
The Jaguar XF brings an unrivalled blend of design, luxury, technology and refinement to the business car segment
The car also has outstanding driving dynamics and refinement.
A fast sweeping silhouette is formed around Jaguar’s aluminium-intensive architecture and combines the outstanding proportions, elegant surfaces and perfect lines which define all Jaguar cars.
The Jaguar XF’s lightweight construction and optimised driving dynamics deliver the ideal balance between ride and handling. All-Surface Progress Control enables smooth, effortless traction on low-grip surfaces, while on-demand all-wheel drive and Intelligent Driveline Dynamics deliver optimum performance and capability.
The cabin is a seamless blend of contemporary luxury materials and finishes, traditional Jaguar craftsmanship as well as intuitive technology. The features include a reconfigurable 12.3-inch Interactive Driver Display, laser Head-up Display. There’s also the Touch Pro infotainment system.