Jaguar Land Rover, the leading British automobile manufacturer, first introduced the F-Type model as a glossy and athletic two-door roadster in 2013, and later it was introduced in the coupe body style. Both body styles offered their owners with the excellent performance by means of their powerful engines. During its survival, the current F-Type has improved its attraction by getting the all-wheel drive system, manual gearbox, and improved performance. Now, the British automaker has decided to release the redesigned version of the Current F-Type for the model year 2018, with plans to release the 2018 Jaguar F-Type for sale before the end of 2017.
2018 Jaguar F-Type Exterior
The supreme potency of the 2018 F-Type is its external styling because it comes with all the necessary prompts of a sports coupe. The hood line of the new vehicle will now be broad, it is moved downward, and it comes with roof, which is now angled perfectly.
Most of the changes were done in the front part of the vehicle. It comes equipped with a slimmer, oval-shaped grille, similar to that of the current model, but now devoid of the dark tint on the bumper beam. This time, the front part of the new vehicle comes equipped with bigger headlights than those of the earlier model and they move towards the fender edges to append an extra width to the front end. It also comes outfitted with daytime running lights, carrying LED bulbs, in addition to the option for adjustable low and high beams.
When observing the sides of the new F-Type, it comes with the same profile as that of its predecessor.
The back part of the new F-Type features a balanced and taut look, and the short projections, balancing the stunning front proportions. Although the new vehicle comes with the same tail, it is expected that the taillights will receive some improved graphics and the bumper will be slightly restyled. Beneath, there is a solitary central exhaust with double round outlets, and there is an actively raised aero over the trunk, and doorknobs, similar to those in the current version.
The new model F-type comes equipped with a dual wishbone suspension system with redesigned adaptive dampers to stay it active in the corners and to offer improved sophistication and performance.
Wheels will be 19-inch and 20-inch alloy, while optional one is 20-inch(configurable) wheels with Dark Satin Grey color. Dimensions: length 176.0 inches, width 75.7 inches, height 51.6 inches, and wheelbase 103.2 inches.
Jaguar F-Type 2018 Interior
This time, the 2018 Jaguar F-Type will not get much change in its interior design. However, the cabin of the new vehicle is expected to come with a two-seat design that focuses on the driver pleasure and comfort, and the seats will be well bolstered and they will be upholstered in premium leather. The dashboard will also be redesigned and it comes mounted with some vital switches and keys.
For the model year 2018, the cabin comes with a more functional infotainment system, which will drag gear from the XF sedan and novel F-Pace sports utility vehicle. The centrally installed touch-screen and the TFT information monitor in the gauge bunch would also be redesigned.
The 2018 Jaguar F-Type will be offered with two engine options. One is the V6, supercharged power unit with the displacement of 3.0 liters and the other is the V8 supercharged power unit with the displacement of 5.0 liters. The V6 and V8 powertrains will be tuned in multiple levels to offer different power outputs to different models. Accordingly,
The V6 power plant feeds the maximum power output of 340 ponies @ 6,500 rpm and torque of 332 lb-ft @ 3,500-5,000 rpm, to the base model. This V6 engine makes its concerned models to attain the speed from 0-60 mph in 5.7 seconds.
Furthermore to the S AWD and S models have the same 3.0l engine with the same power 380 hp @ 6,500 rpm and torque of 339 lb-ft @ 3,500-5,000 rpm. But the first one uses 6-speed manual transmission, and the second one uses 8-speed automatic. Type S accelerate from 0-60 mph in 5.5 seconds with top speed of 275 km/h or 171 mph, the S AWD for 5.1 seconds with top speed of 275 km/h or 171 mph.
On the other hand, the supercharged V8 power unit feeds the maximum power output of 550 ponies @ 6,500 rpm and torque of 502 lb-ft @ 2,500-5,500 rpm to the R model and 575 ponies @ 6,500s and torque of 516 lb-ft @ 3,500-5,000 rpm to the SVR model.
new Jaguar F-Type R 2018, from 0-60 run for 4.1 seconds with the max speed of 300 km/h or 186 mph; SVR from 0-60 run for 3.7 seconds with the max speed of 323 km/h or 201 mph.
The new F-Type will be offered with both a 6-speed ZF manual gearbox and an 8-speed QuickShift ZF automatic transmission system with paddle shifters. Likewise, it will be offered with the rear-wheel drive system as standard and the all-wheel-drive system as an option.
Date of release and base price
The new Jaguar F-type 2018 will be released for sale during the concluding part of 2017. Regarding the starting price, it is expected that there will not be much difference between the new F-Type and the current F-type model, which is now being sold at $60,000, Type R is $90,196, and the most expensive 2018 Jaguar F-Type SVR will be $108,541.
2018 Jaguar F-Type photos