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      08-28-2007, 08:47 AM   #1
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New Jag XF has e92 taillights! How do you shift this thing?

New Jag XF has e92 taillights! How do you shift this thing?
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      08-28-2007, 08:49 AM   #2
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Using the knob? Just like on the idrive. That's what it looks like to me.
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      08-28-2007, 08:58 AM   #3
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New Jag XF has e92 taillights! How do you shift this thing?
Wow you seriously need some glasses to even remotely say those taillights look anywhere close to what the e92's look like. Other then being red I see no resemblance.

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Its no where looks similar to E92 tail light.
Anywayz, I don't like the front. UGLY!
Why don't they design something like the front of the new XK?
That looks "better".
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      08-28-2007, 09:10 AM   #5
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they've really been ripping off aston martin lately.
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      08-28-2007, 10:05 AM   #6
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they've really been ripping off aston martin lately.

Ian Callum is chief designer for both Aston Martin and Jaguar. Or at leat he was until Ford sold Aston Martin a few months back,
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Ian Callum is chief designer for both Aston Martin and Jaguar. Or at leat he was until Ford sold Aston Martin a few months back,
that bastard is stealing from himself!
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the back looks like the aston martin and the headlights look like the subaru
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Ian Callum is chief designer for both Aston Martin and Jaguar. Or at leat he was until Ford sold Aston Martin a few months back,
did not know that but 2 diff brands should have two diff looks. the ass of that car and the new XK look too 'astonish'. Like a poor man's Aston Martin.
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      08-28-2007, 11:14 AM   #10
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Its no where looks similar to E92 tail light.
Anywayz, I don't like the front. UGLY!
Why don't they design something like the front of the new XK?
That looks "better".
Front looks like a Subaru.
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      08-28-2007, 12:36 PM   #11
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tails definetely scream Aston Martin.

I think the headlights look like they came off a VW.
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      08-28-2007, 12:39 PM   #12
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that bastard is stealing from himself!
Your honor, I, would like to sue myself, for corporate espionage...
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      08-28-2007, 12:46 PM   #13
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front looks like a chrylser, and back like an aston martin ( but thaats not a bad thing) and the interior looks pretty classy imo
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tails definetely scream Aston Martin.

I think the headlights look like they came off a VW.
Yea! The new VW right?
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From the side, it really looks like an evolution of the current BMW E90. Even the wheels resemble 162s.

Come around the front though. What an awful looking car. Volvo ish with a Maserati grill.
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From the side, it really looks like an evolution of the current BMW E90. Even the wheels resemble 162s.
It looks nothing like an e90?
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idk, i dont think i will ever buy a jag if their cars will end up like that
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the back looks like the aston martin and the headlights look like the subaru
I agree, the taillights look like an Aston Martin, but the lower area of the rear looks like a Lexus LS460. The front looks like a blend of the newer VW and a Subaru.

But the worst feature is that knob shifter. That has got to go!
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kinked C-pillar too, ala BMW
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kinked C-pillar too, ala BMW
Their kink has been around for a while too. The original XJ has a kink as well.

I like this car. As for the AM comparison, i paraphrase the great Jeremy Clarkson: If someone tell you look too much like Brad Pitt, would you complain about it?

I saw the preview vid about the XF. When you get into the car (comfort keyless start standard) the start button would pulse red. Press it then the shifter would rise from the center console from its flush position and the covered air vents would rotate and show themselves. Pretty damn cool for a starting ritual.
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