Autocar talks to the experts behind the XF before its Frankfurt release
10 September 2007

In advance of tomorrow's official unveiling, Autocar brings you three exclusive interviews with the men that shaped the XF and the future of Jaguar.Mike Cross makes powersliding look easy as he illustrates the dynamics of the XF S-V8, and why the car's set-up needed to accommodate two different forms of driving.Ian Callum explains his design choices; why he felt the brand needed modernisation and how he did that with XF. Mick Mohen, Jaguar's engineering guru, describes the challenges of making the mechanicals fit the design whilst still producing a car that benefits from purity on the inside as well as the outside.

Click here to watch the videos, and to see the XF in action.

Our Verdict

Jaguar XF 2008-2015

The Jaguar XF is a sublime British executive saloon. It has a tremendous interior and even greater dynamics

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