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Jaguar XF Sportbrake

Wed, 29 Feb 2012

The Jaguar XF Sportbrake – the first ever offical Jaguar wagon – has been unveiled less than a week before its debut at the Geneva motor show. Everything from the B-pillar backwards is new compared to the XF sedan, included the extended DLO accent that's highlighted by the gloss black D-pillars, reminiscent of the XJ sedans'.

The Sportbrake's overall length grows by only 5mm to 4,966mm, while its weight increases by less than 70kg. Its load space measures 550-litres with the rear seats up framed with compartments, the total volume measuring at 1,675-litres.

Wayne Burgess, Studio Director at Jaguar Design, says, "Creating the Sportbrake was a great opportunity for us to extend the XF's design aesthetic. The flow and connection of lines that lead the eye around the car result in an entirely practical estate car consistent with Jaguar's reputation for drama and elegance."

Inside the load space there is a panel set into the floor made up of three sections that allows smaller loads to be secured, while a tray mounted under the floor protects valuable items.

Gallery: Jaguar XF Sportbrake

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