Jaguar XF Sportbrake

LOG­BOOK JAGUAR XF SPORTBRAKE

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MONTH 8 By Phil McNa­mara

This XF has some use­ful tech: a wi-‘i hotspot, pin-sharp rear-view cam­era, nav map show­ing real-time con­ges­tion. This is eclipsed by the daily bother of try­ing to con­nect my iPhone: the car spends sev­eral min­utes re­fus­ing to ac­cept the phone is there. Me get­ting to school in the ‘80s was a lot­tery, thanks to the me­chan­i­cal un­re­li­a­bil­ity of Mum’s Fiat 126. Progress, of sorts. Price £37,160 As tested £49,615 En­gine 1999cc 16v tur­bod­iesel 4-cylin­der, 178bhp @ 4000rpm, 317lb ft @ 1750rpm Trans­mis­sion 8-speed auto, rear-wheel drive Per­for­mance 8.8sec 0¤62mph, 138mph,

120g/km CO2 Miles this month 1044

To­tal 11,301 Our mpg 42.2 O‚icial mpg 61.4 Fuel this month £148.19 Ex­tra costs None

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