Pricing kicks off from £34,950 ($46,031/€40,306) for the four-door and £37,390 ($49,245/€43,120) for the Sportbrake in the United Kingdom, and both feature unique exterior enhancements and more gear inside.
Finished in Yulong White, Eiger Grey or Santorini Black, the XF Chequered Flag models come with the Black pack, a sporty front bumper, body-colored side sills, boot spoiler, unique badging on the side vents and 18-inch alloy wheels.
Special badging on the treadplates, R-Sport leather, Dark Hex aluminum instrument panel finisher and Jet/Jet or Jet/Red color combos with contrast stitching adorn the cabin.
Moreover, the special edition XF comes with a host of standard items, such as a 12.3-inch Interactive Driver Display, 10-inch touchscreen, Navigation Pro with InControl Connect Pro that features a Live Traffic function, Share ETA, keyless entry and others. All versions of the XF have the new standard Smartphone Pack, which brings Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity.
Customers will be able to choose between two petrol and three diesel engines. The lineup includes the 250 PS (246 hp / 184 kW) and 300 PS (296 hp / 221 kW) 2.0-liter gasoline burners, and the 180 PS (177 hp / 132 kW) and 240 PS (237 hp / 177 kW) 2.0-liter and 300 PS (296 hp / 221 kW) 3.0-liter V6 diesels. All-wheel drive is available on all units except for the V6 and is standard on the 240 PS diesel.