Jaguar Land Rover car company has demonstrated the new 2016 model year Jaguar F-Type Coupe and Jaguar F-type Convertible at the Auto Show in Los Angeles in 2014. The new cars will get electric power steering, four-wheel drive version and offers a manual shift gearbox. The number of modifications of F-Type will be expanded to nine from six produced earlier. The model goes on sale in 2015 spring. All-wheel drive versions have different hood design with new air intakes.
Release date: 2015 spring
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2016 Jaguar F-type interior and exterior changes
The exterior design of the new 2016 Jaguar F-type remains the same except the appearance of a new designed hood with different air intakes for AWD version.
The interior get slightly different center console and different central tunnel between driver and passenger’s seat. This element should be re-designed in order to fit the new 6-speed manual transmission.
The most notable changes is regarding equipment list. The new options are power seats adjustable in 14 directions, new multimedia system, Meridian audio system with 770W amplifier, panoramic roof (for Coupe), electric power steering, braking distribution system, power tailgate, a huge list of driver assistance and safety systems.
Telecommunication systems such as InControl Secure and InControl Remote become available for F-type. In the case of car theft InControl Secure warns the owner by sending a message to his smartphone, as well as cooperate with law enforcement agencies to locate the vehicle as soon as possible and return it to the owner.
InControl Remote function allows you to remotely check the fuel level and locks status using a smartphone. The driver can also use smartphone to remotely start the engine and set the climate control settings.
2016 Jaguar F-type engine lineup
The new Jaguar F-type available with 3 engines. The first one is supercharged 3-liter V6 engine with the output of 340 hp. Now it could be combined with 6-speed manual gearbox for true fans of track days racing. It is available only with rear wheel drive layout.
The second engine is the same capacity supercharged V6 but with output of 380 hp. It comes with 8-speed automatic called QuickShift (new manual is also available), both RWD and AWD layout.
The third version is the most powerful one – it comes with supercharged 5.0L V8 producing spectacular 550 hp (previous version equipped with 495 hp version of this engine) but could be combined only with automatic gearbox.
2016 Jaguar F-type performance
F-type is an example of a classic British sports car – lightweight, rear-wheel drive and with quite powerful engine. So, its performance should be impressive. Let’s find out – the basic V6 340 hp model accelerates from 0 to 60 in 5,1 sec, with top speed of 161 mph (260 km/h). 380 hp supercharged V6 version is able to reach 60 mph in 4,8 seconds, top speed is 170 mph (275 km/h).
The most powerful supercharged V8 F-type could reach 186 mph (300 km/h) but the top speed is specially limited. Only 4 second needed to reach 60 mph with this engine. All-wheel drive system versions are 0,1 seconds faster than FWD, despite the increase of overall weight in 176 lbs (80 kg). The new F-type AWD system is notable because it distribute all the power to rear axis and front axis get power only when it needed.
2016 Jaguar F-type trims and pricing
Basic version offers power seats, panoramic glass roof (coupe only), Jaguar Smart Key (keyless access), Meridian Surround Sound with HD-Radio and SiriusXM Satellite Radio. S-version have a flat-bottomed steering wheel and enhanced drive mode settings. R models get power tailgate and aerodynamics kit.
It is possible to add Sport Design Pack options package, which includes exclusive splitter, side skirts, diffuser and a fixed rear spoiler for the coupe.
As for pricing, basic 2016 Jaguar F-type will cost $65 000 for coupe and $69400 for convertible. F-type S coupe starts from $77 300, and $80400 for convertible. AWD versions will be available at $84400 and $87900 respectively. The price for the most powerful F-type R starts with $103600 for coupe and $106450 for convertible.
Article about the 2016 Jaguar F-type has been prepared on the basis of peer reviews and rumors from the Internet. The exact release date and the start of sales is unclear, but there is an actual information.
Jaguar F-type brand history
Jaguar F-type was firstly presented as a C-X16 concept car in 2011. Production version became available on sale in 2013, as a convertible. Coupe became available next year. One of the most notable features of F-type is full-aluminum chassis and body.
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