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New Jaguar XF Supercharged model pumped up to 470hp

 New Jaguar XF Supercharged model pumped up to 470hp
2010 Jaguar XF-R

XF-R priced at $80,000

Jaguar introduced a new model for the North American market today.  The 2010 Jaguar XF Supercharged sees an increase in power over the previous edition by the same name.  The automaker also released U.S. pricing information for the XF lineup.

The new XF Supercharged churns out 470 hp and up to 424 ft-lb from its 5.0-liter AJ-V8 Gen III engine.  This engine was shown off earlier in the year at the Detroit Auto Show, but had only been planned in naturally aspirated form for the 2010 XF.  At Detroit, Jaguar said the XFR would only get the 5.0-liter supercharged unit, tuned to deliver 510 hp on that model.

"The Jaguar XF Supercharged will offer consumers a compelling luxury sedan choice with benchmark handling ability and truly memorable performance," said Jaguar Managing Director Mike O'Driscoll.

Pricing for the 2010 Jaguar XF begins at $52,000 for the 300 hp 4.2-liter base model, with the 385 hp 5.0-liter naturally aspirated XF Premium going for $57,000.  The XF Supercharged commands a $68,000 pricetag, while the XFR will set you back $80,000.  Prices include destination and delivery charges of $850, but do not include any taxes or document charges.

Jag's new XF Supercharged has 12% more horses under the hood compared to the 2009 Supercharged XF, which used the 4.2-liter engine.  The new model has a 0-60mph time of 4.9 seconds, and makes use of both Active Differential Control and Adapative Dyamics.  Each of these systems comes standard, along with ventilated disc brakes, painted calipers, quad-tailpipes, and 20-inch, five triple-spoke alloy wheels.  Rich Oak veneer trim is available on this model only, which also features twin needle upholstery stitching, premium headliner, heated steering wheel, and a 440-Watt Bowers & Wilkens surround sound system with HD radio.

Sales of the 2010 Jaguar XF Supercharged will begin in October 2009.

Source: Jaguar

Jaguar Announces an All-New XF Supercharged Model for the North American Market

MAHWAH, N.J., June 29 -- Jaguar today announced the introduction of the 2010 Jaguar XF Supercharged, the fourth and newest member of its acclaimed XF lineup. The vehicle, a mid-year release, is powered by a 470 hp version of the 5.0-liter supercharged AJ-V8 Gen III engine that debuted at this year's Detroit Auto Show. The XF Supercharged will go on sale in October 2009, and will be priced starting at $68,000 MSRP.

"The Jaguar XF Supercharged will offer consumers a compelling luxury sedan choice with benchmark handling ability and truly memorable performance," says Mike O'Driscoll, Managing Director, Jaguar Cars. "This new luxury performance XF Supercharged sedan builds on the tremendous momentum Jaguar has achieved by introducing beautiful fast cars such as the XK sports car, the XF and the XKR and XFR models."

At-A-Glance Highlights -
-- 5.0-liter Supercharged AJ-V8 Gen III engine with 470hp (a 12% increase over the 4.2-liter 2009MY supercharged XF) and 424 lb/ft of torque
-- 0-60 mph time of 4.9 seconds
-- Adaptive Dynamics (the latest in computer controlled continuously variable damping) and Active Differential Control (electronically controlled rear differential) are standard
-- Upgraded ventilated disc brakes
-- Interior features include: contrast color twin needle stitching on the instrument panel and door top rolls, Jaguar Suedecloth Premium headlining, Rich Oak veneer (unique to XF Supercharged only), 440W Bowers & Wilkins surround sound system, HD radio, and heated steering wheel

-- Exterior features include: unique 20" five triple-spoke Selena-style alloy wheels, "Supercharged" badging on rear trunk lid, quad polished exhaust tailpipes, and silver-gray painted brake calipers

Globally launched at Frankfurt Motor Show in 2007, the XF line has set new standards for the next generation of luxury sports cars. The XF Supercharged expands the already highly acclaimed model line that includes:

-- 4.2-liter naturally aspirated XF (300 hp) with a $52,000 MSRP
-- 5.0-liter naturally aspirated XF Premium (385 hp) with a $57,000 MSRP
-- 5.0-liter supercharged XF Supercharged (470 hp) with a $68,000 MSRP

-- 5.0-liter supercharged XFR (510 hp) with a $80,000 MSRP


Editor's Note: All prices include an $850 destination and delivery charge. Tax, title, and registration fees not included.

 

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Comments (13)

 Farooq Farooq
I bought a black Jaguar 2010 XF V8 (Chassis Number: SAJAA07F1ALR49036) from Dubai recently. I was overwhelmed with excitement along with my family when suddenly my brother noticed that the color in the left/front door (passenger side) is of different color. It is a little bit dark green rather than black, which annoys me realizing that its cost me more than a $100,000 and to think that it is unexpected of JAGUAR, a very famous and elegant brand of European car, to sell cars to its patrons without even passing the quality control. Aside from this, there was a noisy sound in the brake pads whenever i hit it and again DSC alert comes out in the screen twice. It goes off whenever I switched off and on the engine. I returned to them and they told me they want to paint that door again. I REFUSED since the car did not even reached 1000 KM and cause its just less than a month since its been purchased so they MUST replace the entire door and they agreed with that. However, I feel so bad spending this amount of money on such a car like that. Either return my money back or at least give me brand new car. (thats what i asked forand the car still with them for more than 3 months) "That's the Jaugar 2010 !!!" for more info send to fj-one@hotmail.com
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October 27, 2009 6:59 am
 HEMI426 HEMI426
The 40 hp difference with the Xf-R is not big enough
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June 30, 2009 9:21 pm
 norther norther
so jag lied? they promised us an hp value, and they gave us.... eventually, 40hp less. tanx a lot. back to the rs6.
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June 30, 2009 7:36 pm
It's too clean looking to be a Hyundai. It looks more like a handsome iteration of a more rounded Ford design...
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June 30, 2009 7:13 pm
 122 122
Your face looks like a hyundai. See it in person before you say things like that.
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June 30, 2009 4:45 pm
 motorjedi motorjedi
So the US gets the Supercharged 5.0 V8 with two different states of tune? 470bhp AND 510bhp?
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June 30, 2009 4:44 pm
 ouzoholic ouzoholic
looks like a hyundai...
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June 30, 2009 4:27 pm