AT A GLANCE: Jaguar XF 3.0 SE
What drives it? A 238bhp 3.0-litre V6 coupled to Jaguar's reactive six-speed ZF automatic transmission.
How fast is it? The XF makes the 0-100km/h dash in 8.3 seconds with a top speed of 237km/h.
How safe is it? There's an anti-lock braking system, emergency brake assist, electronic brake-force distribution, dynamic stability control, Computer Active Technology Suspension, eight airbags, a pedestrian-deployable bonnet system and more.
How thirsty is it? The car's combined-cycle fuel consumption is 10.5litres per 100km.
Hong Kong friendly? Emissions are Euro IV compliant, but it still spews 249 grams of carbon dioxide per kilometre, the fug equivalent of two Smart ForTwos.
Where from? Available from Jaguar Hong Kong for HK$728,000, tel: 2520 0989.