Jaguar XF vs BMW 550i vs MB E550 vs Audi A6 | Comparison Test | Edmunds.com

http://www.edmunds.com/insideline/do/Drives/Comparos/articleId=126107?tid=edmunds.il.home.photopanel..3.* We regret to inform you that the era of the V8-powered midsize luxury sport sedan could be over. Gas prices aren't the problem; instead, it's the impending federal fuel-economy standards that could spell the end of these luxurious street sleepers. So this meeting of the 2008 Audi A6 4.2, 2008 BMW 550i, 2009 Jaguar XF Supercharged and 2008 Mercedes-Benz E550 might represent the end of an era. Under the new rules, shoving big V8s into midsize sedans will become a questionable prospect even for luxury brands. Without massive price increases, only the most expensive flagship models will be able to offer thirsty eight-cylinder engines, leaving the smaller sedans to get by with six cylinders or worse. With that prospect looming, we figured a comparison of the current crop of V8 midsize European luxury sedans was in order. They may not have much of a future, but they offer some of the best combinations of luxury, prestige and completely unnecessary horsepower you can get - for now.

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Mercedes E550 Sport vs. BMW 550i Sport vs. Jaguar XF Premium | Edmunds.com
2010 Mercedes-Benz E550 Sport vs. 2009 BMW 550i Sport vs. 2010 Jaguar XF Premium The 2009 BMW 550i is widely regarded as the benchmark among sporting luxury sedans with its imposing modern design, 360-horsepower 4.8-liter V8 and legendary sporting dynamics. For a car that's been around for five years, its reputation remains consistently impressive. All-new in '09, the Jaguar XF now is available in a midlevel model, and this Jaguar XF Premium includes not only a new 385-hp direct-injection 5.0-liter V8 but also more standard features. Riding a 1st-place finish from the last time we collected four similar cars in 2008, the Brit car should be taken seriously. The new-generation 2010 Mercedes-Benz E550 Sport stands a very good chance of improving on its previous 3rd-place finish. Sure, the 382-hp 5.5-liter V8 is a carryover item from the outgoing E-Class, yet Mercedes-Benz has spent a considerable sum to refine this ninth-generation E-Class into a car meant to define this segment of sedans. EDMUNDS VIDEO http://www.Edmunds.com is a car-shopping web site driven to make car buying easy. We post at least two videos every week covering the latest cars and trucks with comprehensive reviews, comparisons, and tips & advice from our expert team of automotive editors. Subscribe for the latest Edmunds.com videos: http://tinyurl.com/8dklalg Related Links: Edmunds Price Promise: http://www.edmunds.com/price-promise.html Edmunds Mobile: http://www.edmunds.com/mobile/ Follow Us Twitter: https://twitter.com/Edmunds Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/edmunds Google+: https://plus.google.com/+edmunds/





Jaguar XF vs BMW 550i | Track Tested | Edmunds.com
MORE TRACK INFO @ INSIDELINE.COM: http://blogs.edmunds.com/straightline/2009/05/il-track-tested-2009-bmw-550i -vs-2010-jaguar-xf.html?tid=edmunds.il.home.photopanel..2.* Last May, the newly introduced Jaguar XF surprised us. It went head to head with the best midsize luxury sedans from Germany and came out on top. It was fast, comfortable and surprisingly competent through turns, but of course, that was the top-of-the-line supercharged model. For 2010, the Jaguar XF gets a pair of all-new 5.0-liter V8s: one normally aspirated in the XF Premium, the other supercharged in the new XFR. We'll test an XFR soon, but today Inside Line is the first to take the new non-supercharged 5.0-liter-powered 2010 Jaguar XF Premium to the test track. Rated at 385 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque it's not quite as powerful as the former 4.2-liter supercharged V8, but it's close. To see just how close, we brought back a 2009 BMW 550i to see how the new Jag stacks up when it's not getting help from a Supercharger. Given that the BMW is giving up 25 hp and 20 lb-ft of torque, we expected a close contest - and got one.





Jaguar XF (ENG) - Test Drive and Review
Jaguar XF debuted in 2007, and made quite an impression on the media. It was thoroughly modern, and a real turnaround for the brand, which had us driving the Mondeo-based X-Type. The second generation, which debuted in 2015 is more of an evolution. How is Jaguar XF to drive? Help me make better reviews by donating: http://patreon.com/marekdrives https://www.paypal.me/MarekDrives Starting price: 41.000 euro As tested: 75.000 euro My gear: Camera: http://amzn.to/2anPsaz Lens1 http://amzn.to/2adPOO0 Lens2 http://amzn.to/2adPSNN Mic1 http://amzn.to/2amPI6c Mic2 http://amzn.to/2aATyM1 Windscreen http://amzn.to/2aESbNt GoPro1 http://amzn.to/2arzGsL GoPro2 http://amzn.to/2adQ9Qz Gimbal http://amzn.to/2aCVwZX GoPro suction cup http://amzn.to/2anS0oQ Drone http://amzn.to/2anS8VB Tripod1 http://amzn.to/2anRY08 Tripod2 http://amzn.to/2a9E1V9 Travel Tripod http://amzn.to/2adQcw1 Slider http://amzn.to/2adQS4f Suction mount1 http://amzn.to/2anRJT1 + http://amzn.to/2adQSkZ Suction mount2 http://amzn.to/2a9E9UZ Camera bag http://amzn.to/2boAxNo Camera case http://amzn.to/2bpvIS0 Laptop http://amzn.to/2amBuIP Also watch: Volvo V90 https://youtu.be/XDTc00s0hA8 Mercedes-Benz E Class https://youtu.be/WsyfGqBwSYQ BMW 5 Series https://youtu.be/wrWji6L7uwI Follow me at: facebook.com/marekdrives @mwieruszewski plus.google.com/+GarazOtwarty/ instagram.com/marek_drives #MarekDrives





Jaguar XF R-Sport 25t 2017 review | road test video
Richard Berry road tests and reviews the Jaguar XF R-Sport 25t with specs, fuel consumption and verdict. Read Richard's full review here: http://carsgui.de/2nuuYkP See more at the CarsGuide XF hub: http://carsgui.de/2mqOygN Check out more luxury cars here: http://carsgui.de/2lu7CcL - - - - - - - - - - - So you've got about $100K to throw at a large luxury European car. I'm not going to ask you where you got it – I'm like a doctor, it doesn't matter to me, I'm just here to help. The way I see it you have a five options: 1) Give it all to me - get in touch in the comments below. 2) Buy Benz E-class class 3) Buy BMW 5 Series 4) An Audi A6 or if you don't want to be like every other schmuck there's Jaguar XF. And that's actually the first reason you should be interested in the Jaguar – it's not the Benz/BMW/Audi default option that just about everybody goes to when buying a big luxury euro. But there's a reaons why they are so popular – they're freakin' good. This new generation XF arrived in Australia in early 2016. It's big, it's imposing it swoops and bears down on its prey like a Jaguar should. It's different enough without being unusual and looks more beautiful than its Benz, BMW or Audi rivals. There's the strong shoulder line, that side profile, that grille. And this the R-Sport 25t. What does that mean? R-Sport is the grade and out of four levels of XF it's on the second rung. And 25t is the engine it's petrol one and it's on the second rung out of four different engines. OK what makes it an R-Sport? A body kit which is made up of the boot lid spoiler, the side skirts and the front bumper and 19-inch wheels, that's not them those are optional 20-inch ones in Sparkle Silver. This one is here is fitted with the black pack – it makes things black – like the grille, these vents and around the windows. But not those tinted windows are tinted, they're an option too. This is a beautiful cabin. There's the dash which sweep like the bow of boat from door to door. The air vents and gear shifter which wake up when the car's started. And the most recent update to the XF brought with it the new 10.2-inch touch screen 12.3-inch virtual dash, um also options... The XJ sits sits between the XE and the XJ. Room in the back seat is pretty good. That's my driving position, and even at 191cm tall I can sit behding it with that much space. Headroom is excellent too. The boot, it's pretty darn big – we can get this in and this in and this in. But enough this flirty chit chat – what's it like to drive. Now it might be called an R-Sport but that doesn't make it any faster than the others. It does get sports suspension and this makes it handle better. The 25t is turbo charged petrol engine and it's excellent – there's some really decent shove to it. Now the car looks enormous but because this car's structure is aluminium it's super light and that engine has no trouble pushing it along. The only problem is the sounds – there is no sound and that just doesn't match the its appearance. You got this angry looking weapon and it sounds a bit like a microwave. It's like David Beckham – he looks like god, but when he opens his he talks like this. But when he plays he's excellent – just like this car. There's something else we really should tell you Jaguar will update XF in the coming year with its new engines. The engine in this car will be replaced with a more powerful four cylinder turbo. You might want to wait for that one to come out, but if you can't be assured the current engine produces more than enough shove. That light body makes the XF R-Sport 25t feel like it can point and shoot in any direction. That steering is light and accurate, it's surprising agile and the cabin is serenely quiet. But wait we found that our test car had a few quality issues that could be improved. That dash and the door frame meet up on the left side but not on the driver's side. In the back the plastic moulded panel that covers the door sill doesn't seem to fit well and has this sharp edge – while on the other side it fits perfectly. This is almost a freakin good car, but in some places the quality doesn't feel as good as it should be, the 25t engine wouldn't be my pick either because of it's lack of sound track for about $15 grand more I'd go for the R-Sport with supercharged V6. That said this is an agile and quick saloon, its comfortable, luxurious and serene inside, and it looks incredible – especially in this Rhodium Silver metallic paint. CarsGuide - Buy cars. Sell cars. Simple. Check us out: www.carsguide.com.au Subscribe to our channel: http://carsgui.de/2aMzFTT Follow us on Twitter: http://carsgui.de/2ah6eta Like us on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/17kv9Ui See our Instagram: http://carsgui.de/2aQ0M1H We're on Google+: http://carsgui.de/2atBwbF




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