Jaguar is preparing an ultra modern S-type replacement that will be unveiled in September at Frankfurt Motor Show. The first version will be a sedan, but Jaguar is also working on a coupe version that will have more power and more performance potential than any other road-going Jaguar.

Under the hood of the new XF we will see a range of options starting with a choice of 2.7-litre V6 diesel, 3.0-litre V6 petrol, 4.2-litre V8 petrol and the top of the line will be powered by a supercharged 4.2-litre V8 engine. The supercharged version, possible to be called XF-S V8 will have a maximum power of 420 hp. An R version will have a maximum power of 500 hp.

The XF will make the o to 60mph in less than 5.0sec, 100mph in around 10sec, and the top speed will be limited to 155mph.

A diesel version will also come in 2009. To be called XKD, it will be powered by a 3.0 liter V6 twin-turbodiesel engine with a capacity of 250 hp.

Source: AutoCar

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