Now that Jaguar has an all-season car to compete with U.S. and other foreign all-wheel drive sedans, all that is needed is a consumer willing to switch brands. Skyfall viewers have plenty of chances to see the car in action. So all that remains is, will it Bond?
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2013 Jaguar XF
Engine: 2-liter, turbocharged inline-four-cylinder, 240 horsepower
EPA mileage per gallon: 19 city, 30 highway, 23 average
Base price: $46,975
Assembled: Jaguar cars are engineered and manufactured exclusively in the United Kingdom at the Castle Bromwich plant in the British Midlands.
Crash test ratings: The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has not yet rated the Jaguar XF.
Warranty: 4year/50,000 mile bumper to bumper and roadside assistance; first scheduled maintenance.