2017 Jaguar F-Type Specs, Pricing and Release Date
2017 Jaguar F-Type – We’re almost sure that this small kitty will impress you. A new Jaguar F-Type has been disclosed and ready to be released as the 2017 model year. Jaguar also gives a special offer for the customers; a lower price for the base model. With the remaining time before its release, you’ll have a chance to prepare sufficient budget to bring it home. Now let’s see this new F-Type closer.
2017 Jaguar F-Type Specs
We directly go to see what is hidden under the hood. Behind its charming appearance there lies a powerful engine that’s ready to thrill you once you get behind the wheel. The new Jaguar F-Type employs two types of engine under different trims. The first engine is a supercharged V6 with 3.0 L displacement. It brings 340 hp and 332 pounds feet of torque. A 6-speed ZF manual transmission sends the power to RWD system. This is the least powerful engine and is applied to the base F-Type model. In 2017 F-Type S, this supercharged V6 puts out 380 hp and twists 339 pounds.
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The next powertrain is a 5.0 L supercharged V8. This resides inside the F-Type R and the higher trims. Maximum power rates 550 hp and is able to twist 502 pounds per feet of torque. The engine uses an 8-speed automatic “QuickShift” ZF©. RWD comes standard and AWD is optional.
The same V8 engine delivers a more powerful output for F-Type SVR, which reaches 575 hp and 516 pounds feet torque. With AWD system and an 8-speed automatic, acceleration needs 3.5 seconds to move from 0 to 60 mph. Top speed is set at 200 mph but when the spoiler is attached, it will reduce the maximum speed to 186 mph. The SVR is the fastest car among all Jaguar series.
2017 Jaguar F-Type Exterior and Interior Design
The F-Type is very striking and easily noticeable from the get go. The quadrangle grille embossed with red Jaguar logo flanked by LED headlights. A sloping roof and a horizontal vent near the front fender are the sight we can observe from the side. The rear part exhibit horizontal, sharp blade-like tail-lights and four rounded exhaust tips. Special for the SVR, its exhaust is built using Inconel titanium that makes this trim weighs lighter by 55 pounds compared to the F-Type basic trim. The use of carbon ceramic matrix brakes saves more weight by 110 pounds.
The enchanting exterior is supported by a luxurious interior that makes this coupe even more appealing. Leather upholstery, driver oriented equipment, latest infotainment system and excellent safety/security system finely tuned into this new F-Type.
2017 Jaguar F-Type Release Date and Pricing
The exact info about the date of release is still unknown but, it’s predicted that this luxury coupe will be attainable somewhere in 2017.
Comes in the form of coupe and convertible, the new F-Type offers various trims. The convertible version costs higher than the coupe. The base F-Type Manual coupe/convertible is tagged $61,400/$65,400. Higher pricing is for F-Type Premium, S, S AWD, British Design Edition, R and SVR consecutively. The most expensive SVR charges you $125,950 for coupe and $128,800 for convertible.