Jag F-Type growls into Paris
JAGUAR'S NEXT SPORTS CAR: Announced earlier in 2012, the F-Type will be a two-seater sports car powered by both supercharged V6 and V8 engines when it is debuted at the Paris auto show.
PARIS, France - Jaguar's F-Type will make its public debut at the 2012 Paris Auto Show.
A front-engined, rear-wheel drive convertible, three models of the F-Type will be available for vieweing at the show.
The new model is powered by 253kW and 283kW versions of Jaguar’s new 3.0 V6 petrol and a new derivative of its 5.0 V8 supercharged unit.
'IT SOUNDS FANTASTIC'
Jaguar's chief engineer for vehicle integrity, Mike Cross, said: “Fundamentally, a great sports car is one you’ll look forward to driving because it’s fun, and the F-TYPE definitely delivers on that score.
"We’ve worked hard to make sure that responses to steering, throttle and brakes are absolutely immediate, a task made far easier by the rigid aluminium structure at the car’s base. It’s precise and exciting, a car that you’ll want to drive for the sake of driving alone – and it sounds fantastic!”
Jaguar will debut F-Type on September 27 2012 in Paris.
Click here to view the F-Type in action during testing in the UK, Germany and Italy.