JAGUAR F-TYPE: MORE POWER, MORE FEATURES

Jaguar F-Type Coupe

Jaguar has announced the 2022 F-Type will have added power and more standard features.

All models are powered by a 5.0 supercharged V8 engine with power outputs ranging from the R-Dynamic P450 with 331kW, through to the F-Type R with 423kW. They feature a Switchable Active Sports Exhaust system with quad outboard mounted exhaust pipes.

They drive through an eight-speed Quickshift automatic with full manual control using either the SportShift gear selector or the gearshift paddles

Exclusively rear-wheel drive, the new 331kW P450, 5.0-litre supercharged V8 with maximum torque of 580Nm from 2,500rpm. It has an electronic active rear differential to optimise traction and has a zero to 100 km/h time of 4.6 seconds and a maximum speed of 285km/h.

The new R-Dynamic P450 Coupé and Convertible is accentuated by the R-Dynamic Pack and 20-inch, six split-spoke wheels with gloss dark grey and contrast diamond turned finish.

The Jaguar F-Type R has all-wheel drive, its supercharged V8 delivers 423kW and 700Nm. Its zero to 100km/h takes just 3.7 seconds. Maximum speed is an electronically limited 300km/h.

Jaguar F-Type Convertible

The F-Type R Coupé for 22MY is offered with Metallic, Premium or SVO Gloss Metallic Paint, Fixed Panoramic Roof, Exterior Design Black Pack, Aluminium Gearshift paddles, 20-inch Satin Grey five-Split Spoke alloys, Blind Spot Assist Pack and a Tyre Pressure Monitoring System

Both the F-Type R-Dynamic P450 and F-TYPE R models have an Adaptive Dynamics system with Configurable Dynamics. Using electronically controlled, continuously variable dampers, Adaptive Dynamics optimises both low-speed comfort and high-speed control, while Configurable Dynamics enables the driver to tailor the settings for suspension stiffness, steering weight, throttle response and gearshifts.

The 22MY F-Type range features a 12.3-inch Interactive Driver Display, 10-inch touch Pro with connected navigation. There’s a Meridian Sound System boasting 380W and 10 speakers including two subwoofers, DAB+. Connection to Apple Carplay and Android Auto.

Jaguar F-Type Coupe

Would we like to test drive one of these? Too right! We will contact our Jaguar man and hopefully will be able to give you a full road report.

About Ewan Kennedy

Ewan Kennedy, a long-time car enthusiast, was Technical Research Librarian with the NRMA from 1970 until 1985. He worked part-time as a freelance motoring journalist from 1977 until 1985, when he took a full-time position as Technical Editor with Modern Motor magazine. Late in 1987 he left to set up a full-time business as a freelance motoring journalist. Ewan is an associate member of the Society of Automotive Engineers - International. An economy driving expert, he set the Guinness World Record for the greatest distance travelled in a standard road vehicle on a single fuel fill. He lists his hobbies as stage acting, travelling, boating and reading.
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