Beautiful Roadster Jaguar F-Type in 2012
Beautiful Roadster Jaguar F-Type in 2012 became one of the most striking cars of the Paris motor show «2012 Paris Motor Show». Roadster Jaguar F-Type should take the place of the legendary «E-Type» the glory of which continued for 50 years.
Beautiful Roadster Jaguar F-Type in 2012
Company Jaguar claims that the new car Jaguar F-Type is influenced by the concept car «C-X16». It is immediately noticeable if you pay attention to the front of the vehicle. Mesh grille and its thick cut strips completely rethink playing on the current generation sedans «XJ» and «XF». Perhaps the most impressive aspect is the «shark Gill» air intakes located on the sides to give the Jaguar F-Type is an unforgettable highlight, which will make it easily recognizable for drivers who look in the rear view mirror. It should be noted that despite the soft and clean design «E-Type», his intakes a bit like the scars inflicted by a knife.
The center of attention all the same «shark gills» from which come «heart line», the first of which extends upward in the vertical xenon headlights, through the hood and down the sides, quietly disappearing at the rear. The second «heart line» originates from the door, framing the rear wings and slowly hides in the same rear panel. Rear Jaguar F-Type is equipped with a kinetic spoiler, which rises automatically when the speed reaches 60 mph (96.5 km / h). «V-6» model is equipped with two exhaust pipes, while «V-8» model four.
The overall length of the Jaguar F-Type is 4470 mm, width — 1923 mm, height 1296 mm, and the wheelbase is 2622 mm. So the Roadster turned out to be 21 mm and 324 mm shorter than the Porsche 911 and Jaguar XK, respectively. While the F-Type is wider than the German sports car by 115 millimeters and only four millimeters above the Porsche Boxster Roadster. The wheelbase of the novelty by 130 millimeters smaller than the XK coupe.
The mass of Jaguar F-Type is 1,597 kilograms. It is 63 kilograms lighter than the model XK variant with five-liter eight-cylinder engine, but at 207 and 252 kg heavier than the Porsche 911 and Boxster, respectively. The company said that tried as much as possible to reduce the weight of the sports car using the chassis design and aluminium body. The rigidity of the body torsion increased by about 30% compared to any Jaguar.
The Luggage capacity of the Roadster Jaguar F-Type is 200,5 liters. Soft roof F-type can be folded in 12 seconds at speeds up to 48 km/h. this model is Also equipped with automatically retractable at speeds of 96 miles per hour a spoiler.
For the new Jaguar will be offered three engine. The regular version of the F-Type will receive a 3-liter «six», which develops 340 HP, the Same powerplant in the modification of the F-Type S will produce 40 HP more. In addition, the car with the letter S will get a mechanical differential, a more powerful braking system. Unlike the initial version of the model with a stronger motor F-Type S will accelerate to «hundreds» of 5.1 seconds instead of 4.8 seconds. But the cost of such car will be around 109 000 (67 500 pounds).
The most powerful version of Jaguar F-Type, which at home will be sold at the price of 79 to 950 pounds (about $129, 000) that will receive 5-liter V8, whose power is 495 HP up To a hundred kilometers per hour, the Jaguar F-Type V8 S can shoot in 4.2 seconds. Maximum speed is 292 km/h. All motors will be paired with eight-speed «automatic» ZF.
All modifications of the Roadster Jaguar F-Type rear-wheel, vosmichastny «automatic».
«Jaguar» was organized by the car interior in asymmetrical style, which focuses on the state of the driver. Both sides of the salon have some subtle differences, including a more technical treatment of the driver side and Central grab handles for the passengers that serve as a kind of barrier. Controls driver inspired by the Aeronautics and grouped by function. In order to ensure maximum interaction with the car driver, Jaguar added a little retro, replacing some of the controls are the usual touch screen with the old lamps. Also available audio from the «Meridian» in 3 different variations, including 380 watts and 770 watts system. The folding roof of the car reveals in just 12 seconds. Inside it is decorated with quality fabric.