Jaguar F-Type V8 Engine

The Jaguar F-Type was set to go on sale in early 2014. The F-Type was launched initially as a soft top convertible and later with the coupé version was launched in 2013. It is a two seat high performance sports car, manufactured by Jaguar Cars as the replacement car for the Jaguar XK. The convertible version of F-Type was followed by a presentation at the 2012 Paris Motor Show and at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, sporting an F-Type chassis.

In 2013 the Jaguar F-Type coupé was unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show and Tokyo Motor Show, followed by Jaguar’s Academy of Sport Annual Awards. The ‘launch models’ included the F-Type (340 PS), F-Type ‘S’ (380 PS) and F-Type ‘R’ (550 PS).

Jaguar unveiled the F-Type SVR at the Geneva Motor Show in early 2016. It is also fitted with the same 5.0 litre supercharged V8 engine from the V8 ‘S’ and ‘R’, but with 575 PS; 423 kW; 567 bhp and 680 N·m (500 lb·ft), launching the car from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.5 seconds and managed a top speed of 322 km/h, making it the first Jaguar since the XJ220 to reach the 200 mph mark. The SVR comes standard with all-wheel-drive in both Coupe and Convertible versions. The F-Types features an all-aluminium chassis and the convertible roof is an electrically operated retractable fabric hood.

The F-Type V8 ‘R’ is fitted with Jaguar’s 5.0-litre, 558 PS (410 kW; 550 bhp) supercharged petrol powerplant that has a top speed of 299 km/h and 0 100  k/ph in 4.0 seconds. Topping the range is the F-Type SVR, with the same engine that has been tuned to produce 575 PS (423 kW; 567 bhp) with a top speed of 320 km/h, and 0 to 10 km/h in 3.5 seconds. The layout for the F-Types is a front engine mount, rear wheel drive or all wheel drive for the AWD models. The transmission is an eight-speed automatic with paddle-shifters. The V6 ‘S’ is coupled with a mechanical limited slip differential and an electronic limited slip differential on the V8 models.

5.0 L V8 supercharged petrol

2013–2014

 V8 ‘S’ Convertible

5000 cc (AJ133)

495 PS (364 kW; 488 hp) @6500, 625 N·m @2500–5500

 
5.0 L V8
supercharged petrol

2014

‘R’ Coupe and Convertible

5000 cc (AJ133)

558 PS (410 kW; 550 hp) @6500, 680 N·m @2500–5500

 
5.0 l V8 supercharged petrol

2014

Project 7 Convertible, SVR Coupe and Convertible

5000 cc

(AJ133)

575 PS (423 kW; 567 hp), 680 N·m

 

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