The Jaguar F Type is the first sports car convertible that Jaguar has released in close to 40 years. The two seater sports car has already shown stellar sales which prompted the company to release a coupe. Now in 2016, there have been some major updates to the model that promise to maintain this particular edition’s popularity. The Jaguar F Type family has seen some major improvements to the drivetrain and additional standard equipment added to the trim levels. As one of the most competitively priced, popular luxury cars on the market, The Jaguar F Type continues to be a success in the automotive market.
The Jaguar F Type Components & Features
The main markets for the Jaguar F-Type included the United States, the UK, and Germany however the Chinese market is also a major target. The model comes with three separate options for gasoline engines including a 3.0 Liter V-6 engine with the option for 340 hp or 380 hp as well as the 5.0 liter V8 with 495 hp. The 2016 model of the Jaguar F Type offers all wheel drive for enhanced driver control and exceptional on the road performance. The six cylinder versions of the Jaguar F-Type also offer the option for rear wheel drive or all wheel drive.
The Jaguar F Type has maintained its V-6 starting point with new and more expansive drivetrain options. In addition, a manual transmission option is now available with the 2016 model. The manual gearbox comes standard for the V6 as well as the V6 S models which is something every genuine car enthusiast can appreciate. With a manual transmission, the Jaguar F-type is now in line to be one of the most popular sports car models in its class. The manual edition features 6 forward speeds, however it has still kept the 8 speed automatic transmission.
Whether you are behind the wheel of a coupe or a convertible model, you will discover that the Jaguar F Type has some of the best acceleration going up to 60 mph in 3.9 seconds. For a high performance sports car that just gets better every year, there is hardly a better choice than the Jaguar F Type.
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