Entering the fifth model year, the 2018 Jaguar F-Type comes with a restyled front fascia. Differentiating it from Rembrandt, the two outer air intakes have been replaced and the new LED headlights with an adaptive function have been introduced. With a customizable home screen and 4G LTE data connection in the F-Type version indicates the sophisticated Jaguar.
2018 Jaguar F-Type – Sporty and Refreshed Design
The F-Type model revision brings out a fresh technology- ReRun. It basically introduces the GoPro videos. Although the hardware isn’t what you should look for, it plays with graphics that shows information such as speed, selected gear, throttle position, steering wheel angle, lateral and longitudinal acceleration and braking force. Additionally, the new standard infotainment system named Touch Pro is coupled up with the above-mentioned feature.
Other features also include navigation functions like the ability to send ETA to chosen contacts, fuel determination in accordance with the destination and uploading of routes from a smartphone. When we talk about safety, autonomous emergency braking, lane departure warning, traffic sign
Also, the extended leather package couple up with leather upper dash trim and leather sports sun visor with the mirror while the exterior counterpart comes with carbon fiber hood louvers, mirror caps, front splitter and side vents. When we talk about safety, autonomous emergency braking, lane departure warning, traffic sign recognition and driver condition monitor get included in it.
The F-Type also comes with different models, namely F-Type premium, F-Type R dynamic, F-Type R dynamic AWD; F-Type 400 sport, F-Type 400 sport AWD; F-Type R and F-Type SVR.
2018 Jaguar F-Type – Engine Variants
Talking about the engine, the 2018 Jaguar F-Type comes up with few engines. The supercharged 3.0L inline-four making 340 HP to 380 HP. To say, with the quick shift eight-speed automatic transmission, the four-cylinder F-Type rushes to 60 mph in 5.4 seconds; one-tenth quicker than the manual six-cylinder car.
Jaguar’s 5.0-liter supercharged V-8’s horsepower output goes from 550hp to 575hp. It has the torque output ranges from 502 lb-ft of torque to 516 lb-ft. The EPA city/highway fuel economy is 15/23 mpg (AWD).
Price and Launch Date of the 2018 Jaguar F-Type
The 2018 Jaguar F-Type comes in six models namely- four-cylinder, V-6, R-Dynamic, 400 Sport, R and SVR. The starting base price is from $62,395 for the four-cylinder coupe and reaches to $127,000 for the SVR convertible.
The F-Type comes under the flagship XJ, but it can be said to be the most expensive vehicle in Jaguar lineup. F-Type has some unique stand too; being the only two-door car and convertible along with other perks of sportiest and quickest vehicle in the lineup on its name. The release date is set for 2018.