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Geneva 2016: Jaguar F-Type SVR revealed

Geneva 2016: Jaguar F-Type SVR revealed image

Text: Martin Aguilar / Photos: Newspress, Jaguar | posted March 04, 2016 07:15

Jaguar introduces the fastest F-Type ever

Jaguar has revealed the F-Type SVR at the 2016 Geneva International Motor Show. The said vehicle is the first production Jaguar to be developed by Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations. The 2017 F-Type SVR is also described as the fastest F-Type ever.

According to the British automaker, the Jaguar F-Type SVR is 25 kg lighter than the F-Type R AWD. The vehicle can go 50 kg lighter when optioned with the carbon ceramic brakes and carbon fiber roof panel.

Available in coupe and convertible versions, the F-Type SVR is fitted with sweptback headlights, large air intakes, hood vents and front splitter. It also has prominent wheel arches and sharp character lines.

Jaguar F-Type SVR

The rear, on the other hand, comes with distinctive taillights, a muscular bumper, a spoiler and four round tailpipes made out of titanium and Inconel, an alloy of nickel containing chromium and iron. The F-Type SVR sits at 20-inch forged aluminum wheels.

In terms of size, it measures 4475mm long, 2042mm wide and 1311mm (coupe) / 1308mm (convertible) tall along with a wheelbase of 2622mm.

Jaguar F-Type SVR

Inside, the F-Type SVR features a driver oriented cabin layout along with SVR Performance seats finished in 'Jet' black leather, anodized aluminum paddle shifters and an eight-inch infotainment touchscreen.

Jaguar F-Type SVR 

Powering the F-Type SVR is a supercharged 5.0-liter V8 engine that delivers 575 PS and 700 Nm of torque. The engine is mated to an eight-speed 'Quickshift' automatic transmission. Jaguar claims that the vehicle can go from 0 to 97 km/h in 3.5 seconds before reaching a top speed of 322 km/h.