At the Paris Motor Show in 2012 the long-awaited debut of the new Jaguar F-Type Roadster, which looks almost the same with last year’s C-X16 Concept , shown at Frankfurt. The only exception is a folding cloth top, while the concept had a coupe body with a rigid roof. According to the automaker, the new product is the ideological successor to the legendary E-Type. However, in the appearance of these two models relatively little in common, although some common elements, if desired, can still be seen.
Configuration and price Jaguar F-Type Roadster 2016.
|Thirty||$97,700||3.0 petrol (340 hp)||Automatic (8)||rear|
|3.0 S||$110,900||3.0 petrol (380 hp)||Automatic (8)||rear|
|5.0 S||$160,400||5.0 petrol (495 hp)||Automatic (8)||rear|
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It is the most compact Jaguar since 1954 – less than its only model XK 120 fifties. Roadster roof lifted and lowered by means of the actuator 12.0 seconds at a speed of 80 km/h. The body and chassis of the new Jaguar F-Type Roadster made entirely of aluminum, which made the car not only easier, but also significantly increase the stiffness of his body higher than the rigidity of the body XK Convertible by ten percent. However, plenty of new items in the 1597 kg is still quite large.
Salon sports car is completely focused on the driver. The automaker calls the landing formula novelties as “1+1”. This does not mean that the passenger seat is also close, as is often the case with scanty rear seats in cars with the landing formula “2+2” – emphasized the priority is the location of the driver. At first, the Jaguar F-Type will be offered in three versions: F-Type, F-Type S and F-Type V8 S (instead of F-Type R as previously assumed).
In more powerful modification Jaguar F-Type S the same engine, but boosted to 380 forces, allowing you to dial a hundred places at 5.0 seconds, and top speed of 290 km/h. Finally, the top-end version is equipped with a 5.0-liter V8 with a compressor with a capacity of 495 hp (625 Nm). He’s a sports car dials the first hundred in 4.3 seconds and a top speed electronically limited to 300 km/h. All versions of the F-Type equipped with eight-speed automatic transmission ZF, transmit traction to the rear wheels. The price of the new Jaguar F-Type 2015 with a base 340-horsepower V6 engine is $97,700, and the version with 380-strong “six” will cost $110,900.