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The entry-level model uses Jaguarâ€™s new 3.0- litre V6 supercharged petrol engine, good for 340 PS (250 kW; 335 hp), 0 to 60 mph (0 to 97 km/h) in 5.1 seconds, and a top speed of 161 mph (259 km/h). In the middle comes the F-TYPE S, with the same engine tuned fo 380 PS (279 kW; 375 hp), a top speed of 171 mph (275 km/h), and 0 to 60 mph in 4.8 seconds. The top of the range model is the V8 S, with Jaguarâ€™s 5.0-litre, 495 PS (364 kW; 488 hp) supercharged petrol engine.  The layout is front-engined , rear-wheel-drive or all- wheel drive for AWD models. The gearbox is an eight-speed automatic with paddle-shifters offering manual override. In 2015, the F Type now introduced the ZF six-speed manual. This transmission is only available for the V6 models. There is a mechanical limited-slip differential on the V6 S and an electronic limited-slip differential on the V8. The engine choices will remain unchanged for CoupÃ©, but with the addition of a higher performance V8 R model producing 550 PS (400 kW; 540 hp) in lieu of the convertible V8 S model.
The F-Type interior has a two-seater setup with the leather interior and control buttons finished in aluminium. There is a touchscreen display in the centre console and another TFT display between the dials in the instrument panel. There is also a choice of flat-bottom or alcantara finish for the three-spoke steering wheel and buttons finished in soft-feel matt black. Jaguar has introduced a stop-start engine shutoff function, which Jaguar claims boosts economy by 5 percent.
The F-Type has bi-xenon headlights with integrated LED daytime running lights, along with full LED lighting at the rear. The S and V8 S versions get an â€œactive exhaust systemâ€ which opens special valves over 3,000 rpm to intensify the sound profile. There is a retractable rear wing spoiler and door handles that are left hidden with the bodywork until needed. The fabric hood raises or lowers in 12 seconds, and can be used when the car is moving at up to 48 km/h (30 mph). The audio systems offered, use Meridian technology with either 380W spread across ten speakers or 770 W across twelve speakers.
“You don’t really have to yell every time ‘don’t speed! don’t speed! ‘ like you’re scared of exhausting the entire fuel within one torque.
Fuel efficiency is another dimension the automakers had taken which thereby made the ride worthy of owning.
Starts from approximately $65,000 up to $122,000.
That’s a nice price for such a nice ride.