New Jag XF Daily

New Jag XF Daily

Postby m1key » Wed Feb 17, 2016 10:15 pm

As some folk know already, our 350Z is no more. At the end of last year, the combination of flood water and a sizable wake caused by an oncoming vehicle, resulted in a dead engine. Diagnosis was that it needed a complete new engine and it was declared a write off. A shame as it was a great car.
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I was expecting a bit of battle when it came to the insurance settlement figure but was very pleasantly surprised when they offered us just £400 less than we paid for the car back in April - result! All in all, it worked out as best it could given the circumstances and I have to say Admiral where excellent to deal with.

So, time to go car shopping (every cloud and all that!)... We decided that something a wee bit more sensible wouldn't be a bad idea for the daily commute etc and I quite fancied an auto barge for a change. Having always liked the XF's, it didn't take long to decide on what to go for.
:)

After ruling out a couple of others, I found one which was pretty much ideal at Jaguar Perth. It's a 2011 3.0 diesel (240 bhp) premium luxury, 1 owner, 30K miles and so far I'm loving it. It pretty different from our previous cars (first auto) but its a lovely place to be, especially for the commute and for a big car it goes pretty well.

Mike.

A couple of quick phone snaps...

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Re: New Jag XF Daily

Postby Hoonmeister » Thu Feb 18, 2016 12:04 am

Looks nice Mikey and easily recognisable plate.

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Re: New Jag XF Daily

Postby Andrew[MG] » Thu Feb 18, 2016 10:28 am

:lol:
Hoonmeister wrote:Looks nice Mikey and easily recognisable plate.

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Re: New Jag XF Daily

Postby m1key » Thu Feb 18, 2016 11:47 am

Hoonmeister wrote:Looks nice Mikey and easily recognisable plate.

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Re: New Jag XF Daily

Postby KB_S1 » Thu Feb 18, 2016 7:13 pm

Sorry to hear about the Z.
Must have been a hell of a wave....
Did other drivers insurance cover?

Jag looks a good alternative though.
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Re: New Jag XF Daily

Postby m1key » Wed Feb 24, 2016 10:13 pm

KB_S1 wrote:Sorry to hear about the Z.
Must have been a hell of a wave....
Did other drivers insurance cover?

Jag looks a good alternative though.

No, the other car didn't stop. To be fair they probably didn't realise the wake they caused. Ended up having to claim on my own insurance but to be fair, they were excellent to deal with and paid out promptly.
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Re: New Jag XF Daily

Postby Ecosse » Fri Feb 26, 2016 2:49 pm

Always really liked the look of the XF since it came out.
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Re: New Jag XF Daily

Postby Angelus » Sat Feb 27, 2016 11:54 am

Loving the car and could be next in line to have one as a daily? Charlie loves his. 8-)
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Re: New Jag XF Daily

Postby m1key » Fri Apr 08, 2016 7:33 am

Had chance this week for a couple of more 'spirited' drives in the XF, rather than the usual 'go with the flow' commutes. And I'm loving it!

There's no disputing the fact it's pretty big & heavy but when required, it can be effortlessly hustled along, at a decent pace, in great comfort.

So far it's proving to be a great daily drive.
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