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The new Jaguar F-Type

Everything you need to know about Jaguar's two-door sports car


Jaguar has unveiled an all-new F-Type, and the British sports-car maker is accepting orders right now. Here's everything we know about the awesome looking two-seater.

Check out the F-Type in this video

F-Type R-Dynamic CoupƩ221kW: 2.0-litre, four-cylinderRWD$126,400
280kW: 3.0-litre V6RWD$173,100
F-Type R-Dynamic Convertible221kW: 2.0-litre, four-cylinderRWD$145,100
280kW: 3.0-litre V6RWD$191,800
F-Type First Edition CoupƩ280kW: 3.0-litre V6RWD$205,300
F-Type R CoupƩ423kW: 5.0-litre V8AWD$263,300

Design the most beautiful sports car, with purity, proportion and presence that's unmistakably Jaguar.

The goal Jaguar set for the new F-Type.

Jaguar F-Type R-Dyanmic coupƩ

Jaguar F-Type R-Dynamic highlights

The F-Type R Dynamic is the entry point to the new two-seater sports-car range. You get a solid level of equipment for your money, including the following:

A switchable active exhaust, R-Dynamic body kit, LED headlights with signature DRLs, sport seats, six-way electric front seats, Jaguar's Interactive Driver Display, a Meridian sound system and R-Dynamic branded metal tread plates.

The F-Type as standard also receives rain-sensing wipers, a solar attenuating windscreen, heated power door mirrors, flush door handles, LED tail-lights, a chrome exhaust finisher, passive suspension, an open diff, rain/ice/snow modes, dynamic stability control (DSC), an electric parking brake (EPB), an anti-lock braking system (ABS) and electronic brake-force distribution (EBD).

Jaguar F-Type R-Dynamic interior

Interior highlights

There's also a power-adjustable steering column, an auto-dimming interior rear-view mirror, an overhead lighting console, deployable air-vents, cabin lighting, single-zone climate control, twin cup holders, metal pedals and a low-profile cubby box.

Jaguar F-Type infotainment screen

Infotainment highlights

The infotainment system is a 10-inch touchscreen with the aforementioned Interactive Driver Display. There's also connected navigation pro, the online pack (in other Jags this enables a 4G Wi-Fi hotspot), a smartphone pack, DAB radio, Bluetooth connectivity, power sockets plus USB and 12V plugs in the centre console.

Jaguar F-Type interior

Safety highlights

Safety is decent, with the following standard features:

  • Driver-condition monitor
  • Emergency braking
  • Emergency brake assist
  • Remote central locking with deadlocks
  • Perimetric alarm and immobiliser
  • Valet mode (disables the touchscreen to protect contacts and locks luggage and glove compartments)
  • Six airbags
  • Rear camera
  • Lane-keep assist
  • Front and rear parking aids
  • Cruise control and speed limiter
  • Keyless entry
  • Push-button ignition
Body type
CoupƩ or convertible
CoupƩ 2.0-litre price
CoupƩ 3.0-litre V6 price
Convertible 2.0-litre price
Convertible 3.0-litre V6 price
Instrument cluster
12.3-inch, configurable TFT display
Smartphone connectivity
Apple CarPlay/Android Auto
Active exhaust system
Forced induction
Turbocharger on 221kW models, supercharger on V6 and V8
Pixel LED headlights
Sport seats with leather and suede cloth facings
10-spoke, 20-inch alloys
Lightweight aluminium body

Jaguar F-Type First Edition coupƩ

Jaguar F-TYPE First Edition highlights

First Edition F-Type models get 12-way, instead of six-way, adjustable seats. They also have 20-inch, five-spoke alloys with a diamond-turned finish. The interior is unique to the First Edition. You get Windsor leather performance seats, a model-specific aluminium instrument panel, a leather steering wheel with alloy spokes, aluminium gearshift paddles and First-Edition branding on metal tread plates.

As a V6 F-Type, it has twin centre-mounted exhausts. You also get adaptive dynamics. The mirrors are power-folding, heated and auto-dimming. There are steering column adjustment memory settings as well as upgraded suede cloth on the vanity mirrors.

Body type
CoupƩ 3.0-litre V6 price
Instrument cluster
12.3-inch, configurable TFT display
20-inch five-spoke diamond-turned finish
First Edition interior
Windsor leather performance seats
12-way electric memory front seats
Auto-dimming, heated, folding rear-view mirrors
Aluminium gearshift paddles
Aluminium trim pieces
Leather steering wheel with aluminium spokes
Suede-cloth vanity mirrors
Lightweight aluminium body

Jaguar F-Type R coupƩ

Jaguar F-TYPE R

One of the key reasons to go for the R is its mammoth V8 and AWD system. You also get red brake callipers (underlining the sporty look), with larger disc brakes, pixel LED headlights and an R-specific interior. There's also an aluminium centre console with R branding and R-badging on the leather steering wheel. If that wasn't enough, you also get quad tailpipes and configurable dynamics.

Body type
CoupƩ 5.0-litre V8 price
Instrument cluster
12.3-inch, configurable TFT display
Red brake callipers
R branding and body kit
Pixel LED headlight
Quad exhausts
Premium cabin lighting
R interior
Electronic active differential with torque vectoring
Large brake discs
20-inch, ten-spoke diamond-turned alloys


For the 2.0-litre F-Types, the maximum speed is rated at 250km/h. 0-100km/h takes a modest 5.7 seconds, thanks to 221kW kicking in at 5,500rpm. Peak torque of 400Nm is available from 1,500-4,500rpm.

V6 F-Types will top out at 275km/h and blast from 0-100km/h in 4.9 seconds. Max power of 208kW is delivered at 6,250rpm. There's 460Nm between 4,500-5,000rpm.

The F-Type R keeps going to 300km/h and shaves the 0-100km/h down to a mere 3.7 seconds. The 5.0-litre V8 makes 423kW at a roaring 6,500rpm and max torque is 700Nm. Peak torque is available across a wide range of 3,500-5,000rpm. V8s have a gross vehicle weight of just 2,150kg.

We'll try get our hands-on the new F-Type as soon as we can for a car review.

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