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SPIED: Classy Jag XF

2007-01-30 07:54

This heavily disguised prototype indicates that there has been a toning-down of certain design elements for the production version of the Jaguar XF.

Our spies in England have just captured shots of an early prototype of a "production-intent" Jaguar XF rolling around on the streets surrounding the factory.

After Jaguar has shown its C-XF concept in Detroit, this heavily disguised prototype indicates that there has been a toning-down of certain design elements for production.

Certainly, the car's grille, A-pillar and certain surfacing details are consistent with the pending show car, but the taillights are in fact different, as well as details like the traditional door pulls and rear-view mirrors.

The spy-shots of the XF mule also indicate that the production car will have a more traditional (less coupe-like) roofline, which should help with rear seat headroom.

We liked t the concept version that was unveiled at the recent Detroit Motor Show, but we?re even more eager to assess the production car

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