The adult Jaguar F-Type is actuality presented with addition V8 advantage for the 2022 model, but abominably for some buyers/fans the V6 and the four-cylinder engines are actuality dropped.
Firstly, yes, the long-running 3.0-litre supercharged V6 is actuality retired from the F-Type range. This comes as abounding added JLR articles accept the company’s new 3.0-litre inline-six Ingenium units. In its latest anatomy the V6 produced 280kW, and came affiliated with rear-wheel drive and did the 0-100km/h birr in a claimed 4.9 abnormal (coupe).
In its abode is a 5.0-litre supercharged V8, cutting the R-Dynamic P450 badge. It’s the aforementioned AJ-series V8 as the accepted R model, alone it is acquainted to advance a added acquiescent – and potentially licence-saving – 331kW and 580Nm.
Interestingly, this V8 tune comes akin with rear-wheel drive as standard. With advice from an cyberbanking differential, and the fast-shifting ZF eight-speed auto, Jaguar says the auto sprints from 0-100km/h in 4.6 seconds.
We haven’t apparent the V8 accessible with rear-wheel drive for a while now, appealing abundant back the 423kW tune was introduced. And as such, the flagship F-Type R continues with 423kW and all-wheel drive, accoutrement 0-100km/h in a claimed 3.7 seconds.
It’s somewhat bad account for the access akin buyers, as the 2.0-litre turbo four-cylinder has been dropped. This agency the aperture amount is pushed up. However, the P450 V8 auto starts from $159,900, which is absolutely beneath than the approachable R-Dynamic 3.0SC V6 (it started from $174,642). Although, the 2.0T started from $127,942.
Overall, there are aloof two capital variants now, both V8, with the new P450 accessible in auto and convertible anatomy while the R is auto alone in Australia. All appear with a 12.3-inch agenda apparatus cluster, a 10-inch touch-screen, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, and a 380W, 10-speaker complete arrangement as accepted (at minimum).
Both V8 models additionally appear with a ‘quiet start’ function, accumulation a bypass valve in the bankrupt arrangement to acquiesce users to bastard abroad during those aboriginal morning starts (or backward night calls).
The flagship R has been added and now appearance exceptional acrylic options as standard, a anchored across-the-board roof, the atramentous architecture exoteric pack, 20-inch Satin Grey admixture wheels, and tyre burden monitoring. Adaptive Dynamics and Configurable Dynamics (drive modes) appear accepted on both.
Jaguar Australia says the new archetypal is on auction now priced from the afterward (excluding on-road costs). Local deliveries are appointed to arise from December.
2022 Jaguar F-Type R-Dynamic P450 Coupe: $159,9002022 Jaguar F-Type R-Dynamic P450 Convertible: $164,900
2022 Jaguar F-Type R Coupe: $264,966
Brett is the editor and architect of PerformanceDrive. He’s bedeviled with driving, accepting played with Matchbox cars until he was alpine abundant to drive a absolute one. After initially alive as a mechanic, Brett becoming a amount in journalism and entered media as an beat abettor at Top Gear Australia magazine. He again formed at CarAdvice. His dream is to alive abutting aperture to the Nurburgring in Germany.
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