It is expected that the model will be the main competitor to the Audi A6. The novelty will receive a more modern appearance and interior, and not only the design but also equipment.
The British automaker plans to significantly change the range of XF. Fotosporno pictures were taken of the updated Sportbrake in camouflage tape. This time we can see some open parts, as well as a clear outline of the body.
After the updated version of XE, this new model is expected to get a more modern and advanced design. The company plans to catch-up competitiveness model, along with the Bavarian cars such as the BMW 5-series, Mercedes E-class and Audi A6.
From the appearance of clearly marked a new, more aggressive bumpers, refined headlights, similar to those on the model recently introduced F-Type.
After the presentation at the event Autocar last year updated XE, senior Manager for product planning Wayne Darley said that the next priority car will be the XF.
“If you look when these two cars [XF and F-Pace] went on sale in late 2015 and early 2016, it gives you a good idea about the timing,” said Darley.
In addition to significant exterior changes will affect the salon and it will become more futuristic and innovative. It is expected that the XF gets the function I-Pace, including the latest Central display for climate control, as well as a new steering wheel.
Under the bonnet of the XF and XE will be a diesel power unit. As reported by Wayne Darley, the engineers went to great lengths to make the new model became the first in its segment and came out with the ultra-efficient engines.
However, it is unknown whether the return of a more fancy version of the XF S. it is Known that the new XE will no longer be available in the variation of S with six-cylinder motor and boost
According to available information, previously seen prototype was equipped with a gasoline engine, but did not specify whether there are hybrid powerplant.