2018 Jaguar F-Type Specs and Engine Update
In its initial release, British automaker has introduced the F-Type series to the auto world as two-door roadster. Within all the auto growth, the manufacturer had made a noticeable breakthrough through building up the new F-Type as a coupe model. The result is somewhat impressive since the row of F-Type coupes has transformed to be one new favorite in the auto market. As for those reasons, Jaguar is much motivated to release the updated version of the coupe as 2018 trim. The main upgrades for the 2018 Jaguar F-Type will be focused on injecting the better drivetrain to provide the more powerful performance.
Shown off as modern vehicle the new F-Type has made important refreshment on the outer appearance. Retaining the characteristics of sports car, the coupe’s hood is designed in a wider form and a bit downward. The sleeker oval-shaped grille on the front end the new bigger headlights around the fender edges have created the impressive outlook of the new Jaguar coupe. Enhancing the daytime running lights with the LED technologies is advantageous for better visibility system. Distinct to its front part, the refurbishments on the back styling will not significant. Apart from the taillights and bumper, the overall look is a bit similar to the current model. Going beneath the body, some components including a solitary central exhaust with double pipes, the doorknobs and an actively raised aero just above trunk are maintained.
The interior of new 2018 Jaguar F-Type might receive the same features from the XF sedan and F-Pace SUV for the car functional infotainment system. The design of cabin remains the same, yet, it will be supported with a two-seat type and covered with the fine leather material to give the full comfort for the driver and passengers. The installments of the TFT display and center console in the dashboard panel will be redesigned as well.
Recent rumors hinted the 2018 Jaguar F-Type could be motored with two engine options. The first drivetrain comes from the setup of a 3.0 liter supercharged V6 version. The current engine could crank out the output at 340 horsepower to 380 horsepower and accelerate from 0-60 MPH in just 5 seconds with the max speed of 161 MPH. The other V8 supercharged 5.0 liter with the power of 550 to 575 horsepower might be opted for the second possible engine. The transmission systems are embodied from the configuration of the 6-speed manual or the 8-speed automatic gearboxes. Available in a rear-wheel drive for the base model and the all-wheel drive for another option, the coupe should be powerful.
No official information on the price and premiere date is now available. In reference to the latest predictions, the beginning price of 2018 Jaguar F-Type is appraised at approximately $61,400, no far different from the current model. The arrival of F-Type coupe could likely take place sometime during 2017.