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Hi all,

I'm Ross from Falkirk, I'm 28 and im new to this site and to the XF world. As it stands i have 5 cars so this is a good addition to the fleet, i work offshore in the north sea as an instrument tech and have recently just gave up racing stock cars so time for a bit of luxury, 

My car is a 2014 XF R-SPORT sportbrake 2.2 diesel in grey, I have pictures but not sure if I'm allowed to post them in this thread or not so if not please remove them,













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Welcome to the Club, Ross.


The Club members welcome photos of other members cars,  as well as their experiences.


I had a ride in a Sportbrake just after it came out and was very impressed.  My son would like to buy one so he can borrow it, but, being a pensioner of advanced years, I would prefer him or buy one so I could borrow it.





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Hi Ross,


The only reason that many young people think that a Jaguar is an old persons car is that many young people think that they are a bit sedate.  I would have loved a Jaguar when I was your age but the Mark 2 was too expensive  ---  I was buying a house which cost much less than a Mark 2.


Add to that, many young people do not have the skills to drive a Jaguar, which are usually very quick cars.  My rather sedate S Type has the 2.7 diesel, with a fast button and twin turbos and has fierce acceleration when the second turbo cuts in at 2000 rpm.


Just tell that to your mates!





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Hello Peter,


Yes you are right with that one, i bought my house first then decided to get the cars, i raced stock rods for years (www.rosssneddonracing.co.uk) then gave it up and have spare money so bought the jag, i also have a subaru wrx sti, golf tdi, bmw e46 325i and a saxo vts, so i have plenty of choice haha

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