The magazine specifically singled out the 3.0-liter diesel V6 long-wheelbase XJL model, saying that "judges loved the XJ's looks, its beautiful and distinctive interior and outstanding driving dynamics."ť
The XJL beat out traditional large sedan rivals including the Mercedes-Benz S350 and last year's winner, the BMW 730Ld. In the United Kingdom - and across Europe as a whole - the vast majority of full-size luxury sedans are purchased by professional drivers and services.
In the Jaguar's domestic market, the automaker offers a specific purchase program for chauffeurs interested in the highly competitive - and lucrative - driven vehicles segment. Among the perks for chauffeurs is a "like-for-like" replacement program that offers drivers a similar vehicle when theirs is in for service, as well as unique factory-backed insurance.