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    New York Auto Show: Jaguar Previews the Next XF

    The redesigned Jaguar XF is coming to the 2015 New York Auto Show

    The first vehicle that kicked off the renaissance of Jaguar, the XF, is getting a redesign that will debut next month at the 2015 New York Auto Show.

    The British automaker released two teaser shots showing the exterior and interior. The exterior shot is a overhead view which doesn't tell us much aside from a panoramic sunroof and looking similar to the current model. The interior shot tells us much more as it appears Jaguar takes some ideas from the XE with a wider infotainment display and the rotary transmission selector moving towards the center in the console.

    Now before Jaguar brings the XF to New York, the company is doing an ambitious stunt. On March 24th, an XF will drive across The Thames on two wires that are suspended above the river.

    Source: Jaguar

    Jaguar XF Exterior Teaser

    Jaguar XF Interior Teaser

    Press Release is on Page 2

    Jaguar To Continue To Strengthen Lineup With Launch Of All-New All-Aluminum Second-Generation Jaguar XF

    • All-new 2016 Jaguar XF to be revealed on March 24, 2015
    • Dramatic high-wire journey streamed globally on jaguarusa.com/NewXF at 3:00PM EST (19:00 GMT)
    • 2016 Jaguar XF to make public debut at 2015 New York International Automobile Show
    • Jaguar XF will be the second Jaguar model to feature the brand's advanced aluminum-intensive architecture
    • New Jaguar XF to offer exceptional levels of refinement, comfort and technology
    • Full technical details to be announced at the 2015 New York International Auto Show on April 1

    (MAHWAH, NJ) - March 17, 2015 - The all-new 2016 Jaguar XF model will make an extraordinary journey across London on March 24, one week ahead of its public motor show debut in New York.

    Jaguar has teamed up with expert British stuntman Jim Dowdall, veteran of dramatic action stunts in movies including Bond, Bourne and Indiana Jones, to perform a world's first high-wire water crossing in the all-new Jaguar XF.

    The dramatic drive, across two 1.3in (34mm)-diameter wires suspended high above water will highlight the lightweight and agile credentials of the new Jaguar XF and will be streamed globally on jaguarusa.com/NewXF at 3:00PM EST (19:00 GMT) on March 24.

    First launched in North America in 2008 and receiving a complete redesign for the 2016 model year, the next generation Jaguar XF will be the second Jaguar model to feature the brand's advanced aluminum-intensive architecture.

    Ian Callum, Director of Design, Jaguar, said, "I believe the all-new Jaguar XF will be the best looking car in its class. Elegant, handsome and with proportions that imbue a great sense of integrity - the all-new XF will be true to the strong tradition of sporting Jaguar sedans while being completely of its time."

    The sophisticated all-new XF, on sale in the U.S. in fall of 2015, will offer exceptional levels of technology, refinement, luxury and comfort.

    The all-new XF will make its global motor show debut at the New York Auto Show on April 1 when the full range and technical details will be released in addition to further images/films.

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    Love the flowing simplistic dash design and controls. Exterior is OK since we really cannot see how it looks yet. But I like this clean flowing dash and like Balthazar states, nice to see more luxury companies doing a flowing dash compared to the compartmentalized chopped up dash that Lexus, Infinity and Acura seem to have gone with. That is just ugly.

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    It is a clean look, but it is a little boring too, simple design is good, but perhaps they could have had more colors or something.  Overall the inside and out looks similar to the current car.  I like the current car, but it is a little dated too, so you wonder if we are going back to the old days of Jaguar where cars go like 20 years without much change.

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    Nice and sleek Interior just like what balthazar had indicated. Could use more variation as it all looks too generic. Where is all the excitement hidding Jaguar? As for the outer appearences it certainly does look stylish and cunning, but could use something more. Certainly does need revamping, especially the interior, but with a bit more thought and more ideas, they could make it 30 times better!

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