New 200mph Jaguar F-Type SVR Officially Revealed

Jaguar F-Type SVR

Jaguar have now released official pictures of its new F-Type SVR which was due to be unveiled at the Geneva motor show, after a brochure was leaked last week. As the top version of Jaguar’s highly desirable F-Type, it will undoubtedly draw yet more comparisons with the carmaker’s famous E-Types, considered by many to be the ultimate Jag.

Details of the model getting the SVR treatment were leaked onto the internet last week. However, today Jaguar revealed more details, including a 200 mph top speed. Named the Jaguar F-Type SVR, this car will be a hardcore version of their flagship sports model, with an impressive 567bhp, the SVR can reportedly cover 0-62mph in 3.7 seconds.

The SVR badge means it has been developed by Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations department, meaning that this model will overshadow the current F-Type R. Power for the F-Type SVR comes from a supercharged 5.0-litre V8, the car is all-wheel drive, and drive is sent to all four wheels through an eight-speed automatic gearbox.

The SVR also gains carbon ceramic brakes, which are 21kg lighter than the standard car’s items, a lightweight titanium exhaust that saves 12kg, and forged aluminium wheels that save 10kg over the F-Type R.

A prominent rear diffuser improves aerodynamic performance, other enhancements include a large front spoiler and a rear wing that Jaguar claims to reduce lift by up to 80%. Larger intakes offer improved engine and brake cooling.

Inside, there’s an updated steering wheel with aluminium shift paddles and sports seats with a quilted leather finish. The dashboard features contrast stitching, too. The pictures in the brochure show SVR logos that are placed throughout the cabin, too.

We’ll bring you more on the F-Type SVR from Jaguar, when it makes its debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March.

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References: http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/cars/article-3419105/Is-ballistic-Jaguar-F-Type-SVR-ultimate-modern-day-Jag.html#ixzz3ySinXJqF

http://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/motor-shows-geneva-motor-show/200mph-jaguar-f-type-svr-official-pics-and-video

http://www.digitaltrends.com/cars/jaguar-adopts-svr-badge-for-future-performance-models/

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