Owned by Tata motors, this British multinational car manufacturer tried its fate in automobile in the year 1922. Since then jaguar had been merging with a couple of big names and this might be the very reason for its huge success. Known for manufacturing high-end luxury cars and high performance cars, this British marque is yet again out to amuse the world with its new model- the Jaguar F-Type. Based on the shortened platform of XK convertible, this high performance segment was first presented at the 2012 Paris Motor Show. Being the spiritual successor of the mighty E-type, this Jag is bestowed with some of the decent attributes of its ancestors.
Bestowed with dynamic designing and power packed engine, the all new F-Type comes in both coupe as well as charismatic convertible variant. With 3.0-litre V6 engine under the hood, the Jag blends out a maximum power ranging from 340 PS to 380 PS (at 6500 rpm). Front engine rear wheel layout of the machine is delivered with a peak torque ranging from 450 Nm to 460 Nm (between 3500 rpm to 5000 rpm). On the other hand the glorious V8 engine roaring inside the hood knocks out a maximum power of 550 PS at 6500 rpm, with a peak torque of 680 Nm at 3500 rpm. Housing a 8-speed automatic transmission, the Jag hits 100 km/h in an incredible 4.9 seconds, whereas as the propulsion only comes to an end at 275 km/h. Though having an impressive performance package, it still delivers a decent mileage of 11.7 l/100km.
Dynamic designing and breathtaking body work of the car is something that the world has never seen before. Gloss black finished radiator grille with wide open air inlets allows the car to transport ample air to the engine bay. Chrome finished air vents and sleek bonnet louvres screams out the reason for its dynamic performance it is packed with. Automatically deployable rear spoiler and powerful lines flowing to the body adds to the state of the art aerodynamic performance it is bestowed with. Chrome embossed exhaust tail tips and unique design of the tail lamps adds to the sporty persona of the car. Flamboyant look of the car accommodates a body dimension of 4470mm X 1923mm X 1308-1311mm (LXWXH). Machine finished alloy wheels of the car comes at size range from 18-inch to 20-inch.
Elegant design of the Jag transfers its traits to the interiors also. In order to avail the occupants with maximum comfort, the interior of the car is the true inspiration from its X-series. Considering the functional ergonomics the brand has done a precise architecture to the sporty cockpit of the F-Type. Three spoke steering wheel and two large analogue dials enhance the driving performance and avails the driver with a full fledged driving experience. Meridian sound system of the car comes with 12 speaker arrangement that offers a quality acoustic all in the cabin. The superior infotainment system of the car comes with some decent function that offers a fatigue free driving experience. Capacious interior of the car offers a remarkable boot volume of 407-litres.
Carbon ceramic brakes of the F-Type are the most powerful brakes ever fitted in any Jag. Forged aluminum double wish-bone suspension incorporated in the car enhances the driving comfort, besides this the adaptive damping system improves the agility and response of the vehicle while encountering sharp turns. Blind spot vehicle sensing and closing vehicle sensing enable the driver to know if there is any vehicle in the near by premises during the event of propulsion. Roll over protection bars keeps the occupants cocooned during vehicle roll over conditions. Pedestrian contact sensing system housed in the Jag automatically actuates the brake if any obstacle is in its direction of propulsion.
With dynamic designing and power-packed performance, this Jag surely is a strong contender to be the segment leader. Apart from these, the car also avails you with some nice comfort factors and efficient safety factors.