Jaguar confirms production of F-type Project 7

Jaguar confirms production of F-type Project 7 image

Text: / Photos: Jaguar Press | posted June 25, 2014 12:15

Limited to only 250 units performance roadster to debut in Goodwood

Jaguar has just confirmed the F-type Project 7 for production and set its debut at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed on June 26.

The F-type Project 7 is the first Jaguar performance vehicle from Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Operations team and it will be produced to only 250 units globally. The automaker says the F-type Project 7 is the “most powerful production Jaguar vehicle ever built.”

The design of the Jaguar F-type Project 7 is similar to the original 2013 concept that debuted at last year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed.  The limited edition model was designed by Ian Callum, Jaguar Director of Design.

The Jaguar F-type Project 7

Jaguar says the vehicle has extensive aerodynamic modifications that includes a front splitter with a lower section made of polymer and upper section in carbon fiber. The side skirts, the rear diffuser and the adjustable rear spoiler are all in carbon fiber.

Moreover, the rear deck, hood vents, side vent louvers and mirror caps are also made of carbon fiber. The vehicle is also fitted with a Bimini roof that is clipped on to the convertible header rail and can be folded when not in use.

The Jaguar F-type Project 7

Inside, it features a carbon fiber inserts on the console. It also has an aluminum gearshift paddles, bespoke treadplates with the Project 7 logo and a commemorative plaque between the two seats that has Ian Callum’s signature.

The Jaguar F-type Project 7

The F-type Project 7 is powered by a 5.0-liter supercharged V8 engine that delivers 583 PS. It is mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission and can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 3.9 seconds with a tope speed of 300 km/h.