Jaguar's XF in No Time to Die

Interested in seeing the latest Jaguar XF in action? Following on from a long line of vehicle reveals in the franchise, The XF’s first driving debut will be as a chase vehicle in the newest Bond film, No Time to Die.

The XF’s all-wheel drive system with Intelligent Driveline Dynamics deliver rear-wheel drive handling balanced with enhanced performance and traction, essential for the precision driving required on set

The Jaguar XF is set to make its debut as the perfect chase car in new James Bond film No Time To Die, released in New Zealand on 7th October 2021 and with a superb blend of blend of ride, handling and refinement, the XF is an ideal car to pursue Bond through the back streets of southern Italy in the twenty-fifth 007 film.

The XF is an important vehicle for the brand in New Zealand and understandably, it’s dynamic debut within the movie is an extremely high-profile tactic by the brand to promote the forthcoming launch.

“Extending the Bond portfolio to include the Jaguar brand is deeply exciting - for both brands. The XF is distinctively Jaguar. The high-performance and dynamic driving throughout the film perfectly articulate the Jaguar portfolio.” Said Steve Kenchington, CEO, Jaguar New Zealand.

The Jaguar XF will demonstrate its exceptional performance and exhilarating driving dynamics in a thrilling chase sequence in the new James Bond film No Time To Die in cinemas October.

Filmed in Matera, Southern Italy, two XF saloons weave through the narrow, twisting city streets, driving across piazzas and down cobbled steps in pursuit of James Bond.

Both XFs feature Jaguar’s all-wheel drive system with Intelligent Driveline Dynamics, which delivered incredible levels of traction on the low-grip surfaces as No Time To Die’s henchmen demonstrate that no street is too small and no corner too tight. The saloon’s lightweight aluminium-intensive architecture and advanced suspension design enable exceptional handling and agility together outstanding ride, comfort and refinement.

Chris Corbould, No Time To Die’s special effects and action vehicle supervisor confirmed the XF was well suited to the role,

“The Jaguar XF was an exciting choice for this high-intensity car sequence. We always look to push the boundaries to extreme limits in our stunts, and this extends to the capabilities of the vehicles too. There is no compromise with this particular scene. There were only inches to spare in the narrow alleyways and no margin for error, the XF shows its performance and driving dynamics.” Corbould said.

The Jaguar XF is a car designed to tackle any journey with an unrivalled balance of luxury, comfort and refinement. Whether it’s a high-speed pursuit through twisting streets and piazzas of Southern Italy, where the car filmed it’s No Time To Die chase sequences, or navigating New Zealand’s roads, the XF is a genuine capable all-rounder within the Jaguar stable.

No Time To Die is directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga and stars Daniel Craig, who returns for the fifth and final time as Ian Fleming’s James Bond 007. The film will be released in cinemas from October 7th, 2021 in New Zealand.

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