The US car companies are more focusing on creating more innovative cars for their customers and as a consequence F-TYPE Coupe has been introduced for a smashing driving experience. Not only driving but the car is filled with some very exotic features that you will not take your eyes off from it. There are three models that have been introduced as for now and all of them are filled with great features which will provide you with a thrilling encounter with this car.
This car has won an award for its excellent design as ‘The best Designer car’ in the World Car Design of 2013. The design will really impress you because the body of the car is made up of aluminum platform or panoramic glass panel which is provided on the roof structure and confirm a rigid toughness of the car. And you can have great trunk space if you are really want to go on a trip.
The F-TYPE is available with either aluminum or panoramic glass roof panels that come as a part of the main roof structure and not as an separate component. Required aesthetics come from a hidden rear spoiler that sits within the tapered shut-line of the tailgate. The spoiler rises automatically at speeds at and above 70 mph and lowers itself when the speed drops below 50 mph. Then, of course there is the full LED lamps on the exterior that accentuate the the beauty of the F-TYPE.
For customers Jaguar has put three different F-Type versions on offer. The first two are the F-TYPE Coupe and F-TYPE S, along with a third F-TYPE R Coupe which is pinnacle of the F-Type range.
Talking about the three F-TYPEs one by one, the standard F-TYPE is powered by a 3-liter Supercharged V6 engine producing 340 hp, and can sprint from 0 to 62 mph in 5.1 seconds with a limited top speed of 161 mph. Standard features of the model include a Dynamic Mode, a sport exhaust with two centrally-mounted tailpipes, a sport suspension, and a Performance Braking system
The F-TYPE S is powered by Jaguar’s 3.0-liter supercharged V6 engine putting out 380 hp, and is capable of a 0-60 mph sprint in 4.8 seconds with an electronically limited top speed of 171 mph. It comes with Dynamic Mode, Dynamic Launch, Active Sport exhaust, sport suspension with Adaptive Dynamics, the High Performance Braking system with black calipers, a mechanical limited-slip differential, and the Super Performance and Carbon Ceramic Matrix braking system as an option feature.
Range topping F-TYPE R Coupe is powered by a 5-liter supercharged V8 powerhouse producing a whopping 550 hp. It can accelerate form 0 to 60 mph in 4.0 seconds flat and attain an electronically limited top speed of 186 mph. The car features an Adaptive Dynamics system that actively controls vertical body movement, roll and pitch rates. Alongside Jaguar has also fitted the car with a new second-generation Electronic Active Differential and a Torque Vectoring system. The F-TYPE R Coupe model rolls on 20-inch ‘Gyrodyne’ style wheels in silver finish as standard, while a dark grey and diamond-turned version is optional.
- F-TYPE Coupe $65,000
- F-TYPE S Coupe $77,000
- F-TYPE R Coupe $99,000
More Positive Features
Not only in the body the FTYPE R Coupe also spells more about its qualities through its splendid features that are specially made for the people who love class and style. The car will be available on floors in March’2014 and will be presented with the torsional rigidity of 33,000 NM degrees which have been stated as the best till date compared to other Jaguar cars. The feature of the second-generation Electronic Active Differential (EAD) is specially made to work with ‘torque vectoring and provide the driver with more flexibility and rigid support. The feature of EAD regulates the control of torque fed to every wheel, functioning more on an advanced level version of a limited-slip and also available with a super performance Brakes with 380mm front discs and 376mm rear discs. In the models of R Coupe and S Coupe you get carbon ceramic brakes and they are made to save more car weight and boost the performance.
You will also get astonished with the interiors of the car as it is available in various colors like Ivory, Red and Camel and most importantly the ‘Jet Black which looks furious as well as beautiful and sleek. In the models of V6 Coupe and V6 S Coupe you get two audio systems which are impressive with the brand ‘Meridian’ and available in 10-12 speakers with 380W and 770W with great sound exhilarate you every time you drive.
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1 Price shown is MSRP. Does not include $895 destination/handling fee, and excludes, tax, title, license, retailer fees and optional equipment. Retailer price, terms and vehicles availability may vary. See your local authorized Jaguar retailer for details.
2 Always follow local speed limits.
3 These features are not a substitute for driving safely with due care and attention and will not function under all
circumstances, speeds, weather and road conditions, etc. Driver should not assume that these features will correct errors of judgment in driving. Please consult the owner’s manual or your local authorized Jaguar Retailer for more details.
F-TYPE COUPE: TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS*
|F-TYPE COUPE||F-TYPE S COUPE||F-TYPE R COUPE|
|ENGINE & TRANSMISSION|
|Engine Capacity (cc)||2995||2995||5000|
|Valves per cylinder||4||4||4|
|Transmission||ZF Eight-speed ‘Quickshift’||ZF Eight-speed ‘Quickshift’||ZF Eight-speed ‘Quickshift’|
|Final drive ratio||3.15||3.31||2.56|
|80-120km/h (sec) 2||3.3||3.1||2.4|
|Top speed – electronically limited (mph)2||161||171||186|
|Top speed – electronically limited (km/h)2||260||275||300|
|Torque (lb ft@rpm)||332@3500-5000||339@3500-5000||502@2500-5500|
|Fuel Economy (EPA)||tbd||tbd||tbd|
|Width excl. mirrors (mm)||1923||1923||1923|
|Width excl. mirrors (inches)||75.7||75.7||75.7|
|Front track (mm)||1597||1597||1586|
|Front track (inches)||62.8||62.8||62.4|
|Rear track (mm)||1649||1649||1628|
|Rear track (inches)||64.9||64.9||64.1|
|Trunk Capacity (cubic feet)||11||11||11|
|Fuel tank capacity (liters)||72||72||72|
|Fuel tank capacity (US gallons)||19||19||19|
|Weight from (kg)||1577||1594||1665|
|Weight from (lb)||3477||3514||3671|
*Manufacturer’s figures. Correct at time of going to press.