2014 Jaguar F Type

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The Jaguar F Type is called a ‘true’ Jaguar sports car, Powerful, agile, and distinctive, the F Type is engineered for high performance and instant responsive handling. The 2014 Jaguar F Type is a front-engine, rear-wheel-drive, 2-passenger, 2-door roadster. With a base price of F-type, $69,895, F-type S, $81,895, and F-type V-8 S, $92,895, the 2014 Jaguar F Type’s lightweight aluminum body construction and advanced driving technologies deliver a super-charged experience. The structure of the fast car is more about optimal weight balance and immediate responsiveness rather than weight loss. The roadster accelerates from 0 to 60 MPH from 4.0 – 4.9 sec and its top speed is 161-186 MPH.

Engine specs of the 2014 Jaguar F Type include: supercharged and intercooled DOHC 24-valve 3.0-liter V-6, 340 or 380 hp, 332 or 339 lb-ft; supercharged and intercooled DOHC 32-valve 5.0-liter. The V-8 is an evolution of the current 5.0-liter unit, with 495 horsepower, and 460 pound-feet of torque. Transmission is 8-speed automatic with manual shifting mode Fuel Economy: EPA city/highway driving: 16-21/25-30 mpg. All powertrains have direct injection and stop/start systems. Active exhaust is standard on the two higher-performance models. Safety technology includes traction and stability control, anti-lock brakes, brake assist, cornering brake control, blind spot monitoring, reverse traffic detection with Vision Pack, and automatic speed limiter.

 

The four models in the Jaguar F Type range each offer its own unique characteristics:

  • F Type – designed to deliver pure driving pleasure.
  • F Type S – greater power and sophisticated suspension technologies for increased balance and performance.
  • F TypeV8 S – delivers exotic car performance and greater levels of dynamic capability and control.
  • F Type R – Coupe delivers supercar levels of performance combined with advanced dynamic technologies for the ultimate driver focused experience.

 

“The 2014 Jaguar F-Type revives the E-Type’s sportscar formula without bowing down to its design ethos–and lives up to the promise of sports car fun in a luxurious environment. Quick, agile, and glorious to hear, the 2014 Jaguar F-Type is a true sports car” — Nelson Ireson

2010 Jaguar XF

The 2010 Jaguar XF is a sleek and sexy fast car that is available in three trim levels: Base, Premium, and Supercharged. Base versions consist of a 300-hp 4.2-liter V8 engine. The other models have a 5.0-liter V8. When it comes to power, Premiums have 385 HP and the Supercharged versions have 470 HP. All versions use a 6-speed automatic transmission with JaguarDrive Selector which makes use of a rotary knob for gear selection. When the car is turned on, this device will rise into the palm of the hand and can be rotated to put the car in park, drive, reverse, neutral, and sequential mode. Also, the transmission includes steering-wheel paddles for manual gear changes. The V8 Premium Luxury XF has a base MSRP of $55,975. A Supercharged XF sells for $62,975 MSRP. The regular V8 version accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 6.2 seconds. The supercharged model accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 5.1 seconds. The EPA estimates that the premium should get 16/25 mpg and the supercharged models should get 15/22.

Mechanical features include 4.2L DOHC 32-valve V8 engine, 6-speed automatic transmission w/Jaguar Sequential Shift, JaguarDrive rotary gear selector with winter mode, steering wheel mounted paddles, rear-wheel drive, 4-wheel independent double wishbone suspension with anti-roll bars, speed sensitive variable ratio pwr rack and pinion steering, 4-wheel anti-lock vented disc brakes, electric parking brake with drive away release, and dual bright exhaust tips. The supercharged model uses Jaguar’s Computer Adaptive Technology Suspension (CATSTM).

Exterior features include 18″ “Cygnus” 6-spoke alloy wheels, 1-touch tilt/slide power glass moonroof, bright mesh grille insert with bright surround, and bright side window surrounds. It also includes bright lower bumper blades, auto-dimming heated power mirrors with approach lamps, side repeaters, auto-on/off halogen headlamps, and LED tail lamps.

Interior features include 10-way power front heated bucket seats with 2-position driver memory,
driver/front passenger power lumbar, 60/40 split folding rear seat, leather seating surfaces, 3-spoke leather steering wheel w/remote controls for audio, cruise control, JaguarDrive rotary gear selector, driver information center with dual function trip computer, cruise control with automatic speed limiter, 7″ touch screen display with controls for audio, climate control, and satin American walnut veneer interior trim.

Jaguar’s new Adaptive Dynamics suspension automatically adjusts firmness based on the road conditions in order to balance ride and handling. Available safety features include ABS, traction control, antiskid system, curtain side airbags, and front side airbags. A navigation system, rearview camera, blind-spot monitoring system, and adaptive cruise control are also available. The 2010 Jaguar XF is a sizzling fast car that captures the attention of every sports car buff.