Comparison: 2010 Jaguar XF Premium vs. 2011 Infiniti M56 Sport

Jim Fets

2010 Jaguar XF Premium

Price: $57,000/$63,875 (base/as tested)
Engine: 32-valve DOHC V-8
Displacement: 5.0 liters (305 cu in)
Horsepower: 385 hp @ 6500 rpm
Torque: 380 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
Transmission: 6-speed automatic
Drice: Rear-wheel
Steering: Hydraulically assisted
Suspension, Front: Control arms, coil springs
Suspension, Rear: Multilink, coil springs
Brakes: Vented discs, ABS
Tires: Continental ContiProContact
Tire Size: 245/40HR-19
L x W x H: 195.3 x 73.9 x 57.5 in
Wheelbase: 114.5 in
TRACK F/R: 61.4/63.2 in
Weight, Dist. F/R: 4180 lb, 52.1/47.9%
EPA Mileage: 16/23 mpg

Acceleration
0-60 mph: 5.5 sec
0-100 mph: 12.6 sec
0-110 mph: 15.2 sec
0-120 mph: 18.1 sec
0-130 mph: *
0-140 mph: *
0-150 mph: *
1/4-mile (sec @ mph): 13.9 @ 106
30-70 mph passing: 5.4 sec
peak g: 0.62 g

Braking
70-0 mph: 176 ft
Peak g: 0.98 g

Cornering
L/R: 0.84/0.82 g

Speed In Gears
1: 36 mph
2: 64 mph
3: 98 mph
4: 121 mph
5: 121 mph
6: 121 mph
7: n/a

*limited to 121 mph

Wickd1
Photos of the Jag don't do it justice. Awesome looking (and driving) car.Sorry, but I just can't get excited about Toyota or Nissan cars. Impressions are definitely personal, but I'll take a Jag any day. In fact, I just bought a new XF. Awesome, awesome car. Also nice not to see yourself coming and going every 2-3 miles down the road.To each their own, but I've wanted a Jag since I bought my first MGB in 1972. Odd, I guess, in that the two MG's I owned, I never had any problems - period.Maybe I'm just lucky.I will say that I would be willing to put up with some foibles for the sake of class, and few other cars have the class of a Jaguar, in my opinion.

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