The 2017 Jaguar XF Sportbrake is scheduled for launch in the month of June.
With just couple of weeks to go, the automobile brand has launched a couple of teaser images to keep the audience hyped before the big reveal.
The upcoming model from Jaguar is made to give the much needed competition to the BMW 5 Series Touring and the Mercedes E Class Estate. The car has been spied multiple times in the past and by now majority of the changes coming to the model is known. It includes the revised styling, the powertrain used and the practical changes that make the car more passenger friendly than being just a performance beast on the road.
In the new XF Sportbrake, the rear end of the car looks swollen which caters to increased legroom and luggage area. The manufacturers revealed a top down teaser image in the which also confirmed that the car has a glass panoramic roof adding to its style quotient. Ian Callum, the man behind some of the most iconic cars from the house of Jaguar has worked on this car.
“Our team made sure that a practical approach is implied throughout the car without compromising on the dynamic capabilities of the car. The handling and performance customers come to have expect from the XF Sportbrake has been skillfully retained while adding new things to it,” said Ian Callum.
Designed to be a summer model, the 2017 Jaguar XF Sportbrake will be available in stores on 14th June. While there are many teasers out by now and couple of spy photos, the side profile of the car still remains a mystery and is yet to be revealed. It could be shown in new photos or possibly on the launch date when it is available in stores.
When the seats are in place, the model offers around 600 liters of storage space and when wrapped up, it goes all the way up to 1,700 liters making it extremely spacious for passengers. The car is powered by a 2.0-liter diesel engine which delivers 161 horsepower in the entry level model and an increased 178 horsepower in the tuned edition. The S edition of the 2017 Jaguar XF Sportbrake will be much faster with a whopping 297hp. The V6 petrol edition delivers a cool 375 horsepower. The top of the line will be occupied by the SVR editions which will be the direct competitors for the Mercedes AMG and the Audi RS models.