Jaguar F Type has been launched in India with Ingenium petrol engine. Jaguar F – type is available in both the coupe and convertible body styles. Jaguar Land Rover India has priced the F Type at Rs 90.93 lakh onwards for the coupe and the convertible models starts from Rs 1.01 crore. This is the most affordable Jaguar F Type.
Rohit Suri, President and Managing Director of Jaguar Land Rover India reported on the launch of its F Type variant, ‘ We are very excited about the introduction of the 2.0 litre engine on the F Type. This will make our sports car brand more accessible to Jaguar fans and customers across the spectrum. Enthusiasts are sure to be thrilled by the appeal of this pure breed F Type with its own unique driving character. ’
As the part of the exterior updates to the new Jaguar F Type variant gets a single centre placed exhaust and standard 18 – inches wheel. Besides that it comes with new standard LED headlamps and a revised front bumper. The interior gets featured with improved centre screen, additional driving aids and light weight pair of seats inside.
The new Jaguar F Type is powered to a smaller 2.0 litre, four – cylinder Ingenium engine in our country. This is aimed at providing greater efficiency and adaptability. The engine churns out a power of 296 bhp and a peak torque of 400 Nm. The engine is paired to a standard eight speed automatic gearbox, that transmit power to the rear wheels. The new Jaguar F – type can attain a maximum speed of 250 kmpl, which is less compared to V6. The new four – wheeler can accelerate from 0 kmpl to 100 kmpl in 5.7 seconds.
The smaller engine on the new F Type reduces its weight to 52 kgs compared to its V6 associate. The lighter weight has reduced its weight at the front. Besides that the newly tuned chasis provides a greater steering response and control to the driver. The F – type coupe variant weighs about 1,524 kg and the convertible model weighs about 1,545 kg. The price of the new Jaguar F – type is more affordable compared to its V6 associate. Besides that the price of the new F Type’s makes it a British alternative to the Porsche 718 twins and the Mercedes Benz SLC 43 AMG.
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