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Spied: V8-powered Jaguar F-Pace SVR nearing production

Spied: V8-powered Jaguar F-Pace SVR nearing production image

Marcus De Guzman / Carpix for AutoIndustriya.com | November 27, 2017 08:49

Hotter Jaguar F-Pace SVR spotted with production body

The Jaguar F-Pace will come with more bite it seems as our spies recently took new photos of the upcoming SVR version of the crossover. First spotted by our insiders on what appeared to be a 'test mule' last February, the F-Pace SVR spotted anew is now sporting its production body and carries some minor alterations from the standard model.

Despite the heavy camouflage, we can clearly see that Jaguar was busy with the front end. It gets a new chin spoiler along with larger air intakes that channel towards the V8. Also present are what appears to vents on the hood that can help in cooling the engine.

Spied: Jaguar F-Pace SVR

Over to its side, pretty much everything remains the same apart from the new air outlets on the front fenders. These could have been placed to help cool the brakes and at the same time allow air to pass through for improved aerodynamics. Also, large alloy wheels wrapped in low-profile tires can also be seen on the F-Pace SVR.

But perhaps the most telltale sign that this particular F-Pace is the SVR version comes courtesy of the four exhaust pipes at the rear. Apart from those, the high-performance crossover also comes with a rear diffuser that will help improve the F-Pace's downforce.

Spied: Jaguar F-Pace SVR

Under the hood, the F-Pace SVR will most likely have a 5.0-liter supercharged V8 that could produce 570 PS or more. An eight-speed automatic and a four-wheel-drive system will then send power to the wheels.

Other upgrades that are expected to be available in the F-Pace SVR include bigger brakes, stiffer suspension setup and modified steering.

Spied: Jaguar F-Pace SVR

When officially released, it is set to take on the likes of the Porsche Cayenne Turbo and BMW X5 M.

It's likely to make its official debut at the 2018 New York Motor Show.