2022 Jaguar F-Type becomes V8-only in Australia, prices start at AU $ 159,900


Jaguar has updated the type F range in Australia, with the British sports car now available exclusively with a V8.

In other markets like the US, the revamped F-Type can also be ordered with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder and 3.0-liter supercharged V6. These engines were previously available to Australian buyers, but now the F-Type range has been simplified and there are now only two variants available – the type F R-Dynamic P450 and the F-Type R Coupé launched last year.

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The entry-level F-Type R-Dynamic P450 is available in Coupé and Cabriolet configurations and sports a supercharged 5.0-liter V8 with 444 hp (331 kW) and 428 lb-ft (580 Nm) of torque from 2,500 rpm. min. sent through the rear wheels courtesy of an eight-speed automatic transmission, which allows the P450 to reach 62 mph (100 km / h) in 4.6 seconds and a top speed of 177 mph (285 km / h).

All F-Type P450 models come standard with the R-Dynamic package and are mounted on 20-inch six-twin-spoke wheels with a dark gray glass and contrasting diamond-turned finish.

As for the Jaguar F-Type R Coupe, has been updated for model year 2022 with a fixed panoramic roof, a black exterior design package, aluminum shift levers, 20-inch Satin Gray 5-spoke spokes, Blind Spot Assist Pack and a monitoring system tire pressure as default.

Driving the F-Type R Coupe is also a 5.0-liter supercharged V8, although it has been updated to deliver 567 hp (423 kW) and 516 lb-ft (700 Nm) of torque, resulting in 0- 62 mph (0-100 km / h) time of 3.7 seconds and electronically limited top speed of 186 mph (300 km / h).

Australian prices for the 2022 F-Type R-Dynamic P450 Coupe start at AU $ 159,900 (~ US $ 118,000) while the P450 Convertible is available from AU $ 164,900 (~ US $ 122,000). The F-Type R Coupe tops the range at AU $ 264,955 (~ US $ 196,000).


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