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XF diesel models benefit from reduced emissions, while Chequered Flag editions provide more kit

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Jaguar has given its slow-selling XF range a range of upgrades, aimed at reducing emissions and updating its technology offering, as well as introducing a new Chequered Flag trim level.

Thanks to a number of tweaks, including fitting low-resistance tyres, 2.0-litre diesel variants of the Jaguar XF have now had their CO2 emissions ratings improved by up to 8g/km.

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This engine is available in 163hp and 180hp guises, with the latter seeing CO2 levels drop from 134g/km to 126g/km in saloon form when paired with rear-wheel drive and a manual gearbox.

A new ‘Smartphone pack’ has been introduced to the equipment list too, bringing both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as standard to all XF variants. Rounding out this wave of updates is the introduction of a new Chequered Flag edition specification to the XF line-up.

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New Jaguar XF Chequered Flag edition

Available in a limited choice of three colours – Yulong White, Santorini Black and Eiger Grey – the new Chequered Flag models are distinguished by a different front bumper, body-coloured side sills, a boot spoiler and 18-inch alloy wheels in a gloss black finish.

Badging to identify the new model is located on the door sills inside the car, while the interior also features a full-leather ‘R-Sport’ interior and black and red contrast stitching.

As for equipment, a ten-inch touchscreen infotainment system with satellite navigation features as standard alongside a head-up display, keyless entry and Jaguar’s 12-inch Interactive Driver Display in place of a traditional analogue instrument cluster.

Pricing for the revised Jaguar XF range starts at £34,950 on-road for saloon versions and £37,390 for the ‘Sportbrake’ estate – with the refreshed range now on sale from your nearest Jaguar dealer.

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Stuart Masson
Stuart Masson
Stuart is the Editorial Director of our suite of sites: The Car Expert, The Van Expert and The Truck Expert. Originally from Australia, Stuart has had a passion for cars and the automotive industry for over thirty years. He spent a decade in automotive retail, and now works tirelessly to help car buyers by providing independent and impartial advice.


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