I have owned many cars in my life from luxury sedans to exotics. This is by far the best balance automobile I have driven. I first tested it on a track w/ professional drivers and was hooked. Jaguar has certainly made a statement about their desire to re-establish themselves as a quality brand. We had a deposit on the Panamera. No way that car is worth 30k more than this. And, the XFR comes fully loaded, no options necessary. I'd put it up against anything up to 120k.
Refined power, adjustable handling features, fine workmanship. One of the best sound systems I've heard in a car (440W B&W). All the electronics work. Sounds funny but my last BMW couldn't sync with any of 4 different phones.
The paddles are a bit weird in that they turn with the wheel. Shifting while turning takes a bit of getting used to. If this is my only observation (not a complaint), you get the picture.