Jaguar, the leading sports car maker has announced a fresh candidate in its performance model lineup – the 200 mph Jaguar F-type coupe.
Powered by a 5.0-liter V-8 engine; the F-Type coupe is lighter than its sibling by staggering 55 pounds. The V8-engine in the F-type coupe generates 575 HP that allows the F-type coupe to go from 0 to 100 miles per hours in just 3.7 seconds.
The company is offering two variants of the F-type coupe, which includes a convertible having a top speed of 195 mph. The base price of the coupe is $126,945 while the convertible is priced at $129,795. The new SVR models will appeal to partisans that would have not considered a Jaguar car earlier.
John Edwards, head of the SVR division at Jaguar said the halo cars have always been fancied by the current generation as it allows them to push boundaries. Edwards further added that the piston heads would not have considered a Jaguar car without the announcement of performance car like an F – type coupe. Edwards also mentioned that they have worked hard on the aerodynamics, downforce on the suspension, top speed of the F-type coupe, and the result was better steering and handling.
“Fast and Furious” Leading Star Michelle Rodriguez Test Drives the Jaguar’s F-Type Coupe
Jaguar company’s fastest car, the F-type coupe, was put through a high speed test by Michelle Rodriguez, the leading star of “Fast and Furious”. The actress was happy to get back behind the wheel while pushing the F-Style coupe to speeds of 323 kmph which is also her new personal record.
Elated after this new feat, the actor told reporters that it was an amazing feeling to break her personal record with the new Jaguar. She also praised the smooth performance of the car and said it reacted well and she was super focused while driving the new Jaguar. She described the whole experience as incredible.
Earlier, she had thought she could only think about how she would feel going beyond 225 kmh and thought it would not be without risks. Still, her experience of closed highway in Nevada desert was refreshing and she is happy to get past her earlier limitations. She also praised the performance of the car and said it was more graceful than anything that she has experienced before.