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F-TYPE Gains All-Wheel Drive and Manual Transmission Options as the Range Grows from Six to 14 Derivatives

 

FtypeAWD R Storm Grey_Studio_01F-TYPE, Jaguar’s definitive full-size sports car, receives new powertrain and driveline options to broaden the range from six to 14 models
Torque on demand all-wheel drive (AWD) extends the F-TYPE’s performance and dynamic capability on all road surfaces and in all conditions
In AWD form, the 550PS F-TYPE R Coupé will accelerate from 0-60mph in 3.9 seconds, with a limited top speed of 186mph
Intelligent Driveline Dynamics (IDD) control strategy developed in-house to exploit maximum performance potential of AWD traction while retaining rear-wheel drive character
AWD F-TYPE models gain a unique bonnet design featuring a deeper power bulge and distinctive new vents
Six-speed manual transmission option for rear-wheel drive supercharged V6 models delivers the purest sports car driving experience
Jaguar’s 550PS supercharged V8 comes to the F-TYPE R Convertible – available in both rear- and all-wheel drive configurations
Electric Power Assisted Steering enables even greater precision and feel and reduces CO2 emissions by up to 4g/km on the EU combined cycle
Torque Vectoring by Braking improves agility and – standard on R derivatives – is now available on V6 models
Sport Design Packs for Coupé and Convertible models enhance exterior styling and enable greater personalisation
New InControl Touch and InControl Touch Plus infotainment systems feature fast, intuitive operation and support Apple and Android smartphone connectivity – and even remote engine starts
The new 2016 model year F-TYPE range goes on sale from Spring 2015