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Elegant, sporty, unlike past XJs, and yet clearly a Jaguar.
Long, beautifully sculpted hood.
Thicker midsection than past XJs, yet still sleeker than current competitors.
The XJ's two most controversial design elements, the black pillar applique and the tail lights.
Short nose, long tail, for athletic rear-wheel-drive proportions...
...though those of the long wheelbase car are more balanced and elegant. Black hides the applique.
Fastest rear pillar in the segment--why hide it instead of flaunting it?
A fine way to tour vineyards.
It can't be hard to paint the applique body color. (I would.)
Stunning interior covered in leather and wood. Organic shapes. Fine chrome details.
Strip of wood arcs from door to door over the top of the instrument panel.
Much sportier than the typical luxury sedan. Intriguing combination of tech and retro.
Virtual gauges, yet a traditional appearance. Thick, obviously fake bezels lack sophistication.
Engage dynamic mode and the instrument faces turn red.
Touchscreen-based interface crams in a lot. Can be hard to operate at a glance and slow to respond.
Highly adjustable seat feels tailored to fit.
Well-shaped cushion, plenty of legroom even in the regular length XJ.
Decent size, but exposed speakers and no pass through.
So quick, the V8 seems almost pointless.
Supercharger blows through water-to-air intercooler on top of engine.