last version before electrons

While Jaguar intends to increasingly electrify its range to become a 100% electric brand, the British firm presents a special edition for the end of the F-Type race.

It’s the end of an era at Jaguar, as the company announced its intention to phase out production of the F-Type and say goodbye to combustion-engined sports cars. To celebrate the final year of the automobile and the 75th anniversary of Jaguar sports cars, the company will offer a special edition of the F-Type 75 and F-Type R 75. Both benefit from some specific details, including a Giola Green metallic paint. Otherwise there are badges on the front fenders. Customers will also find LED headlights and 20-inch wheels painted in gloss black. Inside, you’ll find stainless steel door sills and a car silhouette pattern. There are also Windsor leather seats, a suede roof, and a 12.3-inch digital instrument panel. Finally, the cabin is equipped with the Black Pack.

There will be slight differences in different markets, but the F-Type 75 will be offered with either a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder or a supercharged 5.0-liter V8. The former develops 300 horsepower, while the latter offers 450 horsepower. The F-Type R 75 is equipped with the supercharged V8 whose power has been increased to 575 hp and 700 Nm of torque. This allows you to go from It accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.5 seconds, before reaching a top speed of 300 km/h.

good farewell

Speaking of performance, the special editions benefit from Adaptive Dynamics and certain specific elements at the level of the running gear. there is in particular “Rear axle spindles made from lightweight, rigid cast aluminum which, together with larger bearings, provide absolute precision control of tire contact patch, resulting in an even more intuitive steering feel”. Both models also feature an electronic active rear differential, while the R 75 goes a step further with upper ball joints that “significantly increase the camber and stiffness of the axles.”

In the United Kingdom, prices start at £78,330 (around €89,000) for the P450 AWD 75 Coupe and going up to £102,870 (117,000 euros) for the P575 AWD R 75 coupe. Note, however, that availability of these versions has yet to be formalized in France. Subject to follow.

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