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