Jaguar F-Type

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A spiritual successor to the Jaguar E-type, Jaguar F-Type Convertible was revealed at the Paris Motor Show in 2012. Built on the latest generation of Jaguar’s all-aluminium platform architecture, Jaguar E-type comes with a choice of supercharged V6 and V8 engines, and rear-wheel-drive or all-wheel-drive transmissions.

Jaguar F-Type front view - Car Journlas
Jaguar F-Type front view © M. Ruvidic carjournals.net

Launched with ZF eight-speed automatic as the only gearbox option, in 2015 a six-speed manual box was introduced on six-cylinder versions.

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Jaguar F-Type side view © M. Ruvidic carjournals.net

All F-Types allow the driver to select Dynamic Mode, which sharpens throttle response, increases steering weight and changes the shift pattern of the smooth eight-speed automatic transmission.

Jaguar F-Type rear view - Car Journlas
Jaguar F-Type rear view © M. Ruvidic carjournals.net

The F-Type V6 and V6 S have 18-inch and 19-inch alloy wheels respectively as standard, plus a neat twin central-exit exhaust, while the V8 R have 20-inch wheels and quad exhaust.

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The V6 supercharged petrol engine produces 340 PS (250 kW; 335 hp), going from 0 to 60 mph (0 to 97 km/h) in 5.1 seconds, and having a top speed of 161 mph (259 km/h). F-Type S is equipped with the same engine tuned for 380 PS (279 kW; 375 hp), with a top speed of 171 mph (275 km/h), and going from 0 to 60 mph in 4.8 seconds.

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The V8 S is top of the range model, along with the Jaguar’s 5.0-litre 495 PS (364 kW; 488 hp) supercharged petrol engine.

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Jaguar F-Type front wheel detail © M. Ruvidic carjournals.net

The F-Type has double-wishbone front and rear suspension with adaptive dampers and adjustable suspension settings to allow the driver to adjust ride and handling. At the same time, the F-TYPE has a total of 25 different driving modes programmed to suit different road conditions and driving styles.

Jaguar F-type interior
Jaguar F-type interior © Jaguar

Interior of F-Type is luxurious like in every Jaguar, with leather interior and touchscreen display in the center console, along with another TFT display between the dials in the instrument panel.

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Jaguar F-Type tail light detail © M. Ruvidic carjournals.net

Engine:

3.0 Litre V6 340 Supercharged

Power: 340 hp (250 kW)

Maximum Torque: 450 Nm

Transmission: 6-speed manual

Performance:

Top speed: 260 km/h (161 mph)

Acceleration: 0-100 km/h 5,7 s; 0-60 mph 5,5 s

Dimensions:

Length: 4,470 mm

Width including mirrors: 2,042 mm

Overall width excluding mirrors: 1,923 mm

Height: 1,311 mm

Weight: 1,567 kg

Jaguar F-Type - Car Journlas

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