Jaguar F-Type: photos, review, specifications, reviews
In 2012, the Jaguar F-Type was presented in Paris - the smallest in the Jaguar lineup. This car has a beautiful body and features inherent in its brand. It is a competitor for sports cars such as the Porsche 911, Mercedes SLK and others. As with all Jaguar vehicles, only expensive materials are used in the interior trim; every detail is distinguished by its individuality and luxury. In 2013, F-Type won the award "Car of the Year" for its beautiful appearance.
Jaguar F-Type Features
They depend on the modification and choice of individual elements. Specifications Jaguar F-Type depends on the configuration. Detailed list:
|Jaguar f-type||2.0 T AT||3.0 SC AT 340||3.0 SC AT 380||3.0 SC AT AWD 380||3.0 SC AT 400||3.0 SC AT AWD 400||SVR 5.0 SC AT AWD|
|Price, thousand rubles||5 350||6000||6700||7000||8000||9400||11036|
|Maximum speed, km / h||252||262||276||276||276||276||314|
|Acceleration to 100 km / h, with||5.6||5.2||4.8||5.0||4.8||5.0||3.6|
|Engine capacity, cm3||1996||2990||2990||2990||2990||2990||5000|
|Power, l. from.||310||350||390||390||410||410||580|
|Flow rate, l||6.3||6.4||6.5||6.8||6.5||6.8||8.4|
|Consumption, city, l||8.7||11.6||12.1||12.3||12.1||12.3||16.1|
The cabriolet version easily reincarnates from a roadster into a compartment thanks to the soft-touch folding roof.In some versions, the Jaguar F-Type is equipped with individual wheels R19, painted black, which is present in every part of the cabin.
The main basis of the sports car is a lightweight body structure, which is made of aluminum. Thanks to her, the car is driven easier, it becomes more dynamic, and its driving brings only pleasure. It also helps to work the suspension and responds well to any pilot commands.
Immediately after pressing the engine start button, it starts to growl pleasantly. The whole salon lights up in different colors, harmoniously combined with both the exterior and the technical components. Any detail in the cabin is made for the driver, for its convenience when driving, and a lot of premium trim materials makes it more individual.
Custom design with expensive materials - a sign of the British brand. Thanks to the shape of the body, even at high speeds, the Jaguar F-Type slides like in water and stands on bends. If the speed exceeds 100 km / h, a spoiler automatically appears. It should be said that the door handles are hidden when driving for more streamlined air car.
Carbon finish makes the exterior of the Jaguar F-Type more attractive. Carbon fiber is present on the mirrors, ventilation grilles, bonded air inlets. All these elements are available in all trim levels.
There are so-called option packages, such as:
- Black Pack: grille - black, as well as its bezel, bonnet air intakes, front grilles, ventilation holes, rear bumper, side view windows.
- Design Pack: thresholds in body color, glossy black bumper, Venturi profile.
- Exterior Pack: lining, threshold lining and Venturi, grille and its bezel, bumper, side view glass is also glossy black.
This roadster, thanks to only one button, can easily become a gig in 12 seconds. This is a very good indicator, compared to other convertible cabriolet models. It opens at speeds up to 50 km / h. Made of soft but durable fabric that allows you to lighten the weight of the car and not lose the effectiveness of use. Hiding in a special compartment located behind, without using a closing system, which allows to reduce the mass of the Jaguar F-Type.
There are also complete sets with:
- Aluminum roof: light but durable, emphasizes the style of the car, externally makes a sports car out of the ordinary roadster.
- Panoramic glass roof: allows light to penetrate the car, looking harmoniously with the interior trim and F-Type interior. There is also a curtain that "tints" the roof and makes the interior more muted.
- Carbon roof: the advantage is its weight, which is 20 percent less than in the manufacture of aluminum. Pattern carbon coating combined with the features of the exterior.
Door handles hide while driving, thereby allowing the air to bend around the car and making it more aerodynamic.
LED daytime running lights automatically light up when the light level is low. Above the head there are lighting elements that make driving more comfortable and safer at night. Sensors that regulate the high beam, triggered automatically, thereby turning off and on the long-range headlights.
Salon Jaguar F-Type includes expensive items in combination with functionality. The instrument panel is quite functional, but not overloaded.
The dashboard includes two main elements - the speedometer and tachometer. On the steering wheel there are buttons for controlling both multimedia and other functions.which contributes to the most convenient management of all components of the car. Gear shift can also be controlled from the steering wheel. The interior elements of the Jaguar are driver oriented. You can choose your seats, interior material, foot mats, interior textures and much more. Thanks to the programs for the selection of components, you can create your own car, not like the others.
Interior lighting - adjustable. When the ignition is switched on, the instrument panel lights up, the color of which can also be chosen.
Even the trunk is relatively large and capacious for a small roadster - 407 liters. To close the trunk does not require any effort, because it is closed with a button and electric drive.
The powerful sports engine has a supercharger that can instantly gain momentum, and also reduces the response time of the driver and engine pedals.
Engine power depends on the configuration and starts from V6 to V8, from 3.0 liters to 5.0 liters, 340, 380, 550 horsepower in the latest configuration of the F-Type.
Transmission is also mechanical and automatic. Avid fans of the classics prefer mechanics to automatic, as it makes you feel the whole drive while driving.The automatic transmission has fast shifting speed and functionality. Efficient gear changes contribute to high speeds in any gear, thereby saving fuel.
Jaguar F-Type reviews are mixed, but most of the owners of this car write about the quality of the leather seats, it is easy to crack. Little place for landing, the driver with the growth of 190 centimeters barely fit. There is not enough space to transport small items. It is quite difficult to ride together, because there is not enough space even for one. Heavy steering, but with good handling. These are cons, which describe the owners. But many advantages will easily block them.
Not all premium cabriolets can boast of such high-quality interior and exterior materials, their combination and functionality. But the Jaguar F-Type is characterized not only by this, but also by the ability to choose the elements of the cabin and their trim, which distinguishes the Jaguar from the competition.