Jaguar XF 2.0 R-Sport: Cushy creature

The Jaguar XF 2.0 R-Sport has superb body control, a damping quality that is the right balance of yield and stiffness as well as a tolerable level of pitching and yawing.
The Jaguar XF 2.0 R-Sport has superb body control, a damping quality that is the right balance of yield and stiffness as well as a tolerable level of pitching and yawing.ST PHOTOS: CHONG JUN LIANG
The Jaguar XF 2.0 R-Sport has superb body control, a damping quality that is the right balance of yield and stiffness as well as a tolerable level of pitching and yawing.
The Jaguar XF 2.0 R-Sport has superb body control, a damping quality that is the right balance of yield and stiffness as well as a tolerable level of pitching and yawing.ST PHOTOS: CHONG JUN LIANG

Jaguar's revised XF offers more power to go with its pomp and precision

If there is one thing Jaguar excels in, it is ride quality. That is the first trait you notice when you get behind the wheel of the facelifted XF, even if the mid-life tweaks made have nothing to do with the suspension.

The car goes about its business with superb body control, a damping quality that is just the right balance of yield and stiffness and quite a tolerable level of pitching and yawing even when provoked.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 27, 2019, with the headline 'Cushy creature'. Print Edition | Subscribe