Jaguar admits that divulgence the F-Type automobile during the Paris Motor Show subsequent month will be the “significant day” in the brand’s history. And we consider it’ll be the poignant day for us, as well. After all, the F-Type stems behind to being the automobile that Jaguar showed off in judgment form in 2000 when Ford owned the company, though that couldn’t live since of parsimonious sales as good as fright of foe with Ford-owned Aston Martin. Jag reopened the discourse in 2008 when Tata took over, as good as it was since the immature light in 2010.
When it arrives subsequent year the Porsche 911-fighting all-aluminum droptop will be powered by possibly dual versions of the supercharged V6 tuned to possibly 336 or 375 horsepower, or “a derivative” of the supercharged 5.0-liter V8, all using energy to the back wheels around an eight-speed transmission. A coupe chronicle will be streamer the way, as well.
Have the demeanour during the press recover subsequent for the diminutive bit some-more info, as good as there’s the video upon the automobile corroboration routine display off only the couple of of the glossy bits.
10/08/12 — The F-TYPE, Jaguar’s all-new aluminium two-seater sports car, will have the tellurian entrance in prolongation form during the Paris Motor Show upon 27th September.
Adrian Hallmark, Global Brand Director, Jaguar Cars, said: “The phenomenon of the F-TYPE in Paris will be the indeed poignant day in Jaguar’s story as it will symbol the company’s lapse to the sports automobile market, the marketplace it creatively helped to create.
“As the sporting forebears did in their era, the F-TYPE will mangle latest belligerent by delivering overwhelming sports automobile opening whilst vividly demonstrating Jaguar’s cutting-edge engineering technologies as good as world-class pattern excellence. The subsequent step in Jaguar’s sporting bloodline is about to spin reality.”
The F-TYPE will be launched as the automobile with the preference of 3 motor fuel engines: 340PS as good as 380PS versions of Jaguar’s all-new 3.0-litre supercharged V6, as good as the latest derivative of the existent supercharged 5.0-litre V8. All will expostulate the back wheels by an eight-speed delivery as good as will be versed with Stop/Start technology.
Prototype exam programme
Following the F-TYPE’s ‘camouflaged’ open expostulate during the Goodwood Festival of Speed in Jun of this year, contrast of the final corroboration prototypes has a single after another in the little of the harshest environments in the world.
As the name suggests, this exam programme is written to determine the towering volume of pattern work that was carried out by Jaguar’s engineers in the ‘virtual world’, the routine in that the association is an attention leader.
More than half-a-million apart F-TYPE pattern analyses were carried out comprising 10-million CPU hours of processing, formulating some-more than 300TB of data. Had that same volume of primary pattern research been finished upon earthy cars, the series of antecedent F-TYPEs built would have filled the infancy of the UK’s main road network bumper-to-bumper.
The outcome of all that ‘virtual’ pattern work is that Jaguar’s engineers have been now concentrating upon honing the opening of the earthy corroboration prototypes, to safeguard the prolongation F-TYPE delivers indeed focused sports automobile pushing reward.
Said Ian Hoban, Jaguar’s Vehicle Line Director: “When we have been operative upon the Jaguar sports automobile the expectations of the universe have been huge. We’re unequivocally gratified how the attributes have translated from the practical make-believe work we’ve finished in to the earthy world.
“Now, we’re enlightening as good as adding those final couple of commission points – that loyal component of honing that the Jaguar exam group have been delivering – that will spin the good sports automobile in to an well-developed one.”