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Jaguar PH launches F-Type Coupe

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Text: / Photos: Martin Aguilar, Jaguar Press | posted September 26, 2014 12:00

Designed with aluminum architecture

Jaguar Cars, Inc. (JCI), the exclusive distributor of Jaguar in the Philippines, has launched the F-Type Coupe at the Jaguar Lifestyle Center in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig.

The event was opened by Mr. Wellington “Willy” Soong, Chairman and President of JCI, who could hardly contain his excitement about the new Jaguar F-Type.

The vehicle takes design cues from the C-X16 concept which won the 2013 World Car Design of the Year award. The body of the F-Type Coupe is made from a single piece aluminum stamping. The aluminum architecture enables the vehicle to have uncompromised design aesthetic and a rigid body.

The Jaguar F-Type Coupe

Up front, the headlights of the vehicle is incorporated with LED “J blade” signature running lamps. The grille of the F-type is designed with twin openings while air intakes are placed into its bumper.

The side panel is fabricated from high-strength AC600 aluminum to provide structural reinforcement for the F-Type.

The rear of the Jaguar F-Type

The tail of the F-Type is emphasized by the slim LED taillights that wraps around almost up to the edge of the rear wheel arches. It also has a hidden rear spoiler that automatically rises when the F-Type hits 110 km/h and lowers when the speed drops below 80 km/h.

The interior of the Jaguar F-Type

Inside, it's sweeping roof profile provides an unbroken silhouette. It also has a three-spoke steering wheel that comes along with various controls. The design of the side window is finished in bright aluminum that accentuates both the compactness of the car and the roof profile. Moreover, the F-Type Coupe is available either in aluminum or panoramic glass roof panels.

The Jaguar F-Type Coupe is available in two variants. The F-Type R Coupe is powered by a 5-liter supercharged V8 engine that delivers 558 PS and 680 Nm of torque. It can go from 0-100 km/h in 4 seconds with a top speed of 300 km/h. On the other hand, the F-Type Coupe S is equipped with a 3-liter supercharged V6 engine that generates 385 PS with 460 Nm of torque. It can reach 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds with a top speed of 275 km/h.

For more information on the F-Type Coupe, visit the Jaguar Lifestyle Center at 32nd and 4th Crescent Park West, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. You can also email sales@jaguar.com.ph or call 856-2277.