2009 Jaguar XF Defines New Look at LA Auto Show

By: Ben Preiss - Published: Nov 15, 2007   Updated: Mar 31 2011 • References: crave.cnet & jalopnik
It's definitely a departure from the classic Jaguar design, is it an improvement? I don't think so unless you call looking less like a Jag and more like a Bentley/Infinity cross an improvement. Jaguar made this mistake in the 80's and ended up returning to the classic look, people buy Jags because they look like Jags not something else.

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