Get behind the wheel of a car and turn the key; what do you feel? If you don’t feel like the car is ready to provide you the fun and excitement you want to enjoy on the road or at the track, this might not be the right car for you. The Jaguar F-Type is a car that is always the right car. Turn the key and list to the immediate growl of the engine, the roar of the exhaust and feel the comfort of the seating. The F-Type is a sexy car that is proud to show off what it offers and shake its money maker for you on the road.
If you’re looking for something better, something different and something that will garner a great deal of attention in a world filled with high end luxury sports car, this is the right car for you. The F-Type offers an exotic design, a resounding exhaust that onlookers can hear before this car arrives on the scene and the lines and feel of a car that’s ready to engage your senses and make it easier than ever for you to have the performance you want when you open the throttle up on the road or on the track.
4 Cylinders for Maximum Efficiency
For those that have desired to drive the F-Type in the past but wanted a car that had fuel efficiency needed to make this a daily driver, the 2018 model of this car brings in a new four-cylinder engine. This new engine allows you to have the efficiency you’ve been after without sacrificing performance and this trim also offers the active safety systems we’ve come to love in this car to make it the right alternative to some of the other sports cars that play at this level of the market.
As with any sports car, we need to take a look at the engines offered and what they bring to this Jaguar. There are three different engines that are set up six different ways and the first three engine variants use one of two transmissions with either a six-speed manual or an eight speed automatic as choices for you. The top three engines only use the automatic. The base engine is the 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that pushes out 296 horsepower and 295 lb.-ft. of torque. This is certainly a respectable level of power to give you the quality you want and the efficiency you need.
Did Someone Say Supercharged?
Next up is a 3.0-liter supercharged V6 engine which can be offered in three different ways. The F-Type layout offers 340 horsepower and 332 lb.-ft. of torque while the F-Type R-Dynamic gives you 380 horsepower and 339 lb.-ft. of torque. These first two can be had with either transmission. The 400 Sport model allows you to have 400 horsepower and 339 lb.-ft. of torque to be the most powerful version of this engine and make driving more engaging and fun for you out on the road or at the track where you love to show off.
The top engine is an amazing 5.0-liter supercharged V8 and it’s found in the F-Type R with 550 horsepower and 502 lb.-ft. of torque. The pinnacle of performance for the Jaguar model is the F-Type SVR with pumps out 575 horsepower and 516 lb.-ft. of torque, giving you the most power and the best way to enjoy the ride when you’re looking for excitement and adrenaline under the hood of the car that you drive.
All the Extras
You can choose to have the F-Type set up as either a coupe or a convertible to make it easy for you to have the body style you want. At the base level you’re going to have 12-way power leather seats, an eight-inch touchscreen infotainment system with navigation, a rearview camera, a 380-watt Meridian system, an HD Radio tuner, Bluetooth connectivity, torque vectoring, rear parking sensors, the Active Sports Exhaust and the EliteCare which gives you five years/60,000 miles of complimentary scheduled maintenance and roadside assistance.
You can also move up the line and choose one of the higher powertrains along with the choice of sport or luxury seats, an all-leather interior, carbon ceramic brakes, a Drive Package that brings in blind spot monitoring, lane keep assist, active cruise control two different climate packages, and dual zone climate controls.
If you’re ready for some driving excitement and want to have a car that can give you the rush and the feel you want, the Jaguar F-Type is the right car for you to have the sports luxury car that shows off and garners a great deal of attention for you.