Jaguar has confirmed it is to launch an estate version of its biggest selling car – the XF.
The announcement was made at the Tokyo Motor Show and the new car will be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2012.
The car has already been spotted testing and a spokesman said: “We are being pretty open about it. The car is being tested without disguise, and quite honestly it would be a bit difficult to disguise a Jaguar estate.”
The Sports Brake will be Jaguar’s first estate model since the X-type, which was conceived under Ford ownership and based on the Mondeo platform.
The spokesman added that the new car will be rear-wheel-drive with no plans for a four-wheel-drive version.
The XF has been among Jaguar’s biggest-selling models and the firm has recently revealed a four-cylinder diesel engine, which it hopes to use to compete on a level playing field with the likes of Audi and BMW.