The Jaguar’s F-Type series seems to have undergone a major mid-cycle update to realize the new 2018 Jaguar F-Type which is on the verge of making its debut into the world market. Despite the distinct changes from its predecessor being subtle, they have provided the automotive with a stylish, sporty look and more refined look.
This model has been designed with the latest technological developments. Some of them are new powerful engine option-two key features that will undoubtedly attract many customers. The manufacturer expects from this model to raise their sales greatly upon release since its features and general appearance will enable it to offer stiff competition to similar models from other automakers.
2018 Jaguar F-Type – Sporty and Attractive Look
The front fascia of the 2018 Jaguar F-Type has full LED curvy triangular headlights that will catch anyone’s attention. The front bumper is vast and model-specific, with a two layered grille visible in the mid part. Right below the headlights on either side are fog lights embedded on the bumper for increased visibility during harsh weather conditions.
The 2018 Jaguar F-Type will ride on 20-inch thick alloy rimmed wheels for stability and increased grip on different terrain.
Inside the two-passenger cabin of the 2018 Jaguar F-Type, classy leather upholstery has been used to form the lining of the racy slim seats and power steering wheel. Furthermore, the new Pro Infotainment system that can control ReRun- a special app has been installed. This app is crucial in combining vehicle data with a GoPro to give an information overlay for the recorded video. This data also includes the speed, gear changing, throttle position and braking power.
Also, more features such as a semi-automated parking assist system (ultrasonic parking sensors), an adaptive cruise control, a rearview camera with an HD display on the dashboard and lane shifting sensors will be available for easy driving. The display screen is also characterized by simple graphics that makes the screen easy to read. Each seat will have a protective safety belt and airbag for passenger safety.
Powertrain and Transmission
The base model of the 2018 Jaguar F-Type has a 3.0-liter engine. This engine produces 340 HP and is linked to a 6-speed manual transmission gearbox. However, the super R-Dynamic trim will feature a 380 horsepower variant, with the F-Type sports, trim engine giving an output of 400 horsepower.
The most powerful trims- the F-Type R and SVR- has a supercharged 5.0-liter V-8 engine. This unit will produce 550 HP. This engine is linked to an eight-speed auto transmission gearbox. This engine is capable of accelerating from 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds.
Price and Release Date
The 2018 Jaguar F-Type is expected to be available in showrooms towards the end of 2017. Upon release, its price will vary from $62,395 for the base trim.