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Jaguar XF

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I don't like the headlights or the "pointy" front end. All good looking top-notch modern luxury 4-doors have nice blunt front-ends.

posted by  What

I agree, everything in front of the front wheels needs a do-over. The rear end is Aston Martin sexy...

posted by  Mathew

I agree about the rear end looking like an Aston...I recon the whole car looks kind of like a VW though.....

posted by  Cliffy

So when's the lawsuit coming from Aston Martin?

Well I guess if Hyundai can get away with what it's done recently...

posted by  jedimario

1. Ford owns both Jag and Aston.

2. The new Jag was designed by the designer of current Aston Martins, if I am not mistaken.

posted by  Mathew

I thought Ford sold Aston and Jaguar?

posted by  jedimario

Oh, really? Am I behind the times?

edit: just checked, jag and land rover are up for sale...

posted by  Mathew

oh look it's the new Aston Martin.

posted by  GreekWarrior

Ford did JUST sell aston to Prodrive, but they hold a minority stake in it still .Jag is up for sale, but is still owned by Ford.

And yes, Ian Callum, head of Jaguar design now, was responsible for the design direction that Henrik Fisker went with the Aston DB9. Ian Callum did design the DB7 and Vanquish.

There cannot and will not be a design suit brought against Jaguar by Aston. That's just stupid. Besides, ONLY the Jag's rear only bears a superficial resemblance to the Aston design language.


This is the modern Jag that has been asked for since the current Jags are considered "stodgy" and are slow selling.

posted by  ChrisV

Ah, I thought the CAT people ended up buying it. Guess not.

posted by  jedimario

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/Ford_sets_Jaguar_Land_Rover_deadline/ar ticleshow/2321538.cms

Tata is looking at Jag and Land Rover.

posted by  ChrisV

Just great. A worthless automotive manufacturer is attempting to buy Jaguar. Just when Ford was doing something good with it.

posted by  DSMer

Yeah the front doesnt look anywhere near as good as the back. They should go back and try that one more time :2cents:

posted by  struTTinTelloS

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