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Jaguar F-Type Coupe

Just yesterday the upcoming Jaguar F-Type Coupe was caught testing at the Nürburgring racetrack. Now, British magazine AutoExpress is offering us some awesome news. Apparently, Jaguar is developing a 700-horsepower R-S version of theF-Type Coupe .

According to a Jaguar insider, the company has developed an F-Type R-S with over 700 horsepower that will do over 200 mph. The new version will add a more aggressive design language and will be offered in the company’s French Racing Blue paint scheme reserved for models like the XKR-S.

In order to achieve these monstrous figures, Auto Express believes the F-Type R-S will likely borrow some of the technology used in the 900-horsepower C-X75 hybrid supercar. Translated, it could mean that the model will combine a turbocharged and supercharged 1.6-liter petrol engine with multiple electric motors to reach its 700-horsepower goal.

We respectfully disagree with the British magazine’s opinion, as we just can’t see Jag taking one of the most awesome-sounding cars in its lineup and installing a boosted, small-displacement engine. We are willing to bet that the R-S variant would use a finely tuned variant of the existing 5.0-liter V-8. Possibly a larger supercharger and some ECU recalibration to release the extra 205 horsepower needed to hit the 700-pony mark.

If these reports are not just hyperbole, we don’t expect to see the F-Type R-S until at least 2016.

Click past the jump to read more about the standard Jaguar F-Type Coupe.

Source: AutoExpress
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Jaguar F-Type Coupe

Last month, the hard-top version of the new F-Type was caught testing for the first time and today, our spy photographers caught it testing again. This time around, they caught it screaming around the Nürburgring. According to them, the F-Type Coupe was out for just some quick laps before it vanished again.

As no surprise, the new coupe version will remain basically identical to its roadster brother, except, of course, the hard top. The F-Type Coupe will borrow a lot of its exterior design from the C-X16 Concept , which was sexy in its own right.

Under its hood, the F-Type Coupe will keep the same engine lineup as the convertible variant, including a 3.0-liter supercharged V-6 in the F-Type and F-Type S models and a 5.0-liter supercharged V-8 in the F-Type V8 S version. Depending on the model, the F-Type Coupe will deliver anywhere between 340 to 495 horsepower.

We expect the Jaguar F-Type Coupe to hit the market in 2014.

Click past the jump for a closer look at the key spy shots

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Jaguar F-Type Roadster

The fact that thenew Jaguar F-Type is enjoying great success shouldn’t be such a big surprise to anyone. This was all expected, considering how well the model was received on the market.

In a recent interview with Automotive News, global brand director, Adrian Hallmark, revealed that half of the 2013’s production units are already sold and that the customers who have ordered the car now will get it by the end of the year. He also announced that F-Type sales represent a total of 15 to 20 percent of the total 60,000 Jaguar units planned to be sold this year and that the sports car will be used to boost to brand’s image.

Jaguar is hopping that more than 90 percent of the F-Type buyers to be new clients to the brand because the car has no direct predecessor. With the F-Type, the company is also hoping to attract younger buyers, from markets like United States, the UK and Germany.

Click past the jump to read more about Jaguar F-Type.

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Jaguar F-Type arrives in U.S. showrooms this month and, in order to promote the sports car the company launched a global advertising and marketing campaign called "Your Turn." It will include span across TV, cinema, print, digital, mobile and tablet, as well as experiential and social media. The first commercial aired a few days ago during the season finale of ABC’s ’Once Upon A Time’.

Jaguar is also offering you the possibility to test drive the new F-Type sports roadster, so if you want to be among the winners, go on Jaguar USA’s Facebook page and let them know why you should be one of the first to win a test drive in the all-new Jaguar F-Type !

Four winners will be selected based on their submission and the test drives will be held in different regions of the country: New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Chicago. The drives will be filmed and shared across Jaguar USA’s social channels.

Click past the jump for one more video.

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Okay guys, we have a question for you: who is Raquel Pomplun? You likely have no idea, unless you are a frequent reader of Playboy; and we’re sure you have neeever looked at that… Well, to shine some light on this beauty, she is the 2013 Playboy Playmate of the Year!

So, what does she and the F-Type have in common? Well, they are both gorgeous. And that’s the exact reason why Jaguar selected Pomplun to promote its newF-Type sports roadster .

This is just a teaser video of the photo shot and we’re pretty sure the pictures will arrive shortly!

As a reminder, the F-Type is offered in three different trim levels: F-Type, F-Type S, and F-Type V8 S. The base model delivers a total of 340 horsepower, the S version goes up to 380 horsepower and the V-8 version delivers a total of 495 horsepower.

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Jaguar F-Type Coupe

Just the other days, the F-Type Coupe was revealed in a series of leaked patent drawings . Today the car was finally caught testing for the first time and, according to our spy photographers, it was pretty difficult to obtain the shots.

To no one’s surprise, there were tons of security guys around the area, so getting the picture required some war tactics, as our spy photographers hid in the cargo area of his SUV and he was forced to shoot through the tinted windows. This is why we have no clear photos showing the rear angle, but were still happy to see that Jaguar is finally testing the nextF-Type Coupe .

Just like with the Roadster version , the Coupe will be offered in two V-6 versions and one V-8, but as previously reported, it may also get some R and R-S versions sometime in the future.

We expect the Jaguar F-Type Coupe to hit the market sometime in 2014.

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Jaguar announced its intentions to release a coupe version of the F-Type once the roadster version hit the market. Until now, however, the car has never been spotted testing anywhere around the world, so we had to just trust Jaguar’s word.

Today, we can add some substance to Jag’s claim, as leaked patent drawings of the F-Type Coupe have made their way onto the Internet and they reveal the final design of the sports coupe. Not that it’s very hard to imagine how an F-Type Coupe would look like, since you are essentially slapping a fixed roof on top of the F-Type Roadster . Reports point toward everything else being borrowed from the roadster version, including the exterior look and the engine lineup.

The F-Type Coupe will arrive on the market sometime in 2014 and will be followed by a more powerful R version. A Sport Brake version has also been rumored, but we doubt we are ever going to see it.

Click past the jump to read more about the F-Type Roadster.

Source: Autoblog.nl
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As promised today, April 24th, Jaguar has dropped its long awaited "Desire" - a movie that tells the story of Clark, played by actor Damian Lewis, and features the all-new F-Type .

Clark is a man who delivers cars for a living and gets into trouble after encountering a mysterious, young woman (Shannyn Sossamon) in the middle of the desert. But could it be that simple? Apparently not because in the desert nothing is simple!

The stars of this short movie are: Golden Globe winner Damian Lewis, Shannyn Sossamon and Jordi Mollà. The music is played by BRIT award winner Lana Del Rey. In fact, the F-Type also stared in one of Del Rey’s previously launched clips: "Burning Desire."

The highly anticipated short film was shown for the first time at London’s The O2, after the festival’s opening press conference, which attracted media from all over the world. You can enjoy the video above.

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Tiff Needell has put face to face two models that have kept themselves in headlines in the past few months: theJaguar F-Type and the new-generation Porsche 911 Cabrio . To keep the battle fair, Needell had to opt for the F-Type V6 S version; a model that delivers a total of 380 horsepower and 339 pound-feet of torque.

Even so, the 911 Cabrio has quite a disadvantage, as it only delivers 345 horsepower - 35 horsepower less than the F-Type. But the F-Type is about 353 pounds heavier, so it looks like we are in for quite a fair fight, or are we? Check out the above video to see which of the two roadsters is the fastest!

Regardless of which one wins, we wouldn’t mind having either one at our disposal, despite the fact that we definitely prefer the looks of the F-Type. Enjoy!

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The 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show was home to Jaguar ’s debut of the C-X16 Concept and since the market’s reaction was so positive, the company has decided to offer a production version. After a long period of teasing, the new Jaguar F-Type has officially been unveiled at the 2012 Paris Auto Show.

The model will be offered in three different trim levels: F-Type, F-Type S, and F-Type V8 S. It will also come with a choice of two engines: a 3-liter supercharged V6 and a 5.0 liter V8 engine. The V6 version delivers 340 or 380 HP, depending on the trim level, while the V8 is only being offered in a 495 HP version. The F-Type was built on the most advanced rigid and lightweight aluminum architecture and with a total weight of just 3,521 lbs, it can hit speeds of up to 186 mph.

"Jaguar is a founding member of the sports car segment with a rich sporting bloodline stretching over 75 years, and in the F-TYPE we’ve reignited that flame. The F-TYPE isn’t designed to be like anyone else’s sports car. It’s a Jaguar sports car – ultra-precise, powerful, sensual and, most of all, it feels alive," said Adrian Hallmark, Global Brand Director, Jaguar.

UPDATE 04/18/2013: Jaguar has dropped five new videos explaining the technology behind the new F-Type Roadster. The videos explain everything from the chassis and suspensions and up to the driving experience. Enjoy!

Hit the jump to read more about the 2013 Jaguar F-Type.


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