With no disrespect to the XK model, with the F-Type, Jaguar now has a real sports car not a slimmer, substitute for Boxsters and Corvettes. The 2016 Jaguar F-Type Coupe model came with a hardtop coupe version that was more impressive than the roadster. With the latest model, the story of each model coming out even more impressive than the last one, continues. The F-Type lineup comes with a high end Convertible R model, and is now richer for an AWD system and a new standard manual-transmission option for the base models.
Exterior of Jaguar F-Type Coupe 2016
As far as the exterior goes, The 2016 Jaguar F-Type Coupe comes with a modern design, but still with enough classic Jaguar touches, such as the design of the backlights and fenders, to wear the Jaguar’s legendary appearance. On the other hand, Maserati and Corvette influence is present, especially at the front end, but the F-Type does have its own characteristic muscular shoulders and wide thighs, which are both more notable on the hardtop.
Interior of Jaguar F-Type
When it comes to the inside, as a proof of the cars power and speed mission, there is an orange start button, the paddle shifters and a grab handle for the passenger. Furthermore, wood trim is gone, while red leather and carbon fiber are optional. Other features include the Jaguar’s new InControl smartphone connectivity and infotainment interface with a big LCD screen, heated 14-way power seats, the 770W Meridian audio system, HD and XM radio, and keyless entry. Coupes also have a panoramic glass as standard.
Jaguar F-Type Engine
The F-Type engine lineup goes from the standard 3.0 l supercharged V6 to supercharged V8. The V6 comes with 2 output levels, with 340 hp, and 380-hp. The 0-60 mph times are 5.1 seconds and 4.8 seconds, while the top speeds are limited to 161 mph and 171 mph.
Both of these engines come equipped with the 6-speed manual transmission, while the 380 hp version is also offered in AWD. The Coupe R is offered in either body style, with standard AWD, and the big supercharged V8 capable of delivering 550 hp. From 0 to 60 mph it goes in 3.9 seconds, and has a top speed of 186 mph. An 8-speed automatic is the is the only transmission offered, its adaptive controls and shift paddles make it quite quick-responding.
2016 Jaguar F-Type Coupe Price
The base 340-hp supercharged V-6 coupe with manual transmission, comes with a price of $65000, while the roadster has a price of $68100. The 380-hp supercharged V6 starts from $77000, with the addition of $6,000 for AWD. The V8 Coupe R has a price tag with $103600 on it, and the convertible costs around $106000.