Showing posts in the category of Jaguar F-Type

Chris Harris’ Verdict on the Jaguar F-type R Coupe is Quite a Shocker


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Give Chris “The Monkey” Harris anything with four wheels and he’ll manage to drift it without breaking any sweat. Imagine then what happens when he has 550hp reaching the tarmac through the rear axle. Yep, he’ll shred those tires in no time.

Jaguar Recalls 7,000 F-Types in the US for Defect in Passenger Airbag Activation


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According to documents filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Jaguar Land Rover is recalling 7,097 of the F-Type in the US because of a faulty passenger-side airbag wiring.

JLR Introduces justDrive Connectivity App, Opens R&D Center in Oregon


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Infotainment systems are nowadays the name of the game in the automotive industry. No matter the segment, each manufacturer offers at least one, either as standard or optional, with features that make BMW’s first-gen iDrive seem like it belongs to the Stone Age.

Jaguar F-Type R to be Sold in US Only as AWD


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You can kiss burnouts in the V8-powered F-Type R goodbye if you live in the US, because Jaguar will cease imports of rear-wheel drive models, solely offering it as AWD.

That’s due to the UK-based manufacturer’s shakeup of its US range with the newly introduced all-wheel drive and manual gearbox option.

Jaguar F-Type Now Offers Manual, AWD, Not That You'd Notice On The Show Floor


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Guess which Jaguar F-Type was getting mobbed at this year's LA Auto Show; yep, it was the one with three pedals and a funny gear lever.

Jaguar Adds AWD, Manual Gearbox to F-Type – Oh, and Electric Steering Too!


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Just two years after its market launch in roadster form, and less than six months after the coupe went on sale, the F-Type gets a host of changes and options that will more than double its line-up, from the current six models to a total of 14.

Jaguar F-Type to Gain Manual Gearbox Next Year


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While the headline of the source piece from Autocar reads something about how Jaguar is (lightly) kicking itself for not making more Project 7s, it’s actually not the most important bit of news it presents. In fact, the same source which made the claims also says there will be a manual gearbox option made available form early on in 2015.

Puss in Wheels: Jaguar's F-Type Coupe Tries on Schmidt Revolution


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You may have never heard about "BEST Cars & Bikes Company", but you surely know the car they've been working on lately: the Jaguar F-Type Coupe.

Jaguar Reveals AWD F-Type, Announces Bloodhound SSC Partnership


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Jaguar has just revealed the all-wheel drive version of its F-Type sports car, while at the same time announcing its partnership with The Bloodhound (land speed record attempt) Project. The AWD F-Type will be used as a radio/backup vehicle when the Bloodhound team will attempt to break the world land speed record – they want to push it above 1,000 mph or 1,609 km/h.

Hennessey Boosts Jaguar F-Type V8 to 623 HP


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The most powerful V8-motivated version of the Jaguar F-Type Coupe, the R, makes 542 hp. That’s a lot, and even if the F-Type is not really the lightest of cars, it’s still pushed to sixty in four-ish seconds – a very competent, though not extraordinary time.

Should you need more, though, Hennessey no offers a pack that boosts the output to 623 hp, making the car even harder to launch cleanly…

Jaguar Will Let People Drive its Classic Cars in the UK


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How would you like to drive a Le Mans-winning Jaguar D-type, or the legendary Jaguar E-type?

Jaguar F-Type Project 7 Visits Harry's Garage


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As an adviser for Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations division since September 2013, Harry Metcalfe has access to rare cars such as the gorgeous Jaguar Project 7.

Jaguar Expected to Unveil AWD F-Type at LA Auto Show


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There’s nothing wrong with the rear-wheel drive Jaguar F-Type, but the carmaker is reportedly preparing an all-wheel drive version which may debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show next month.

Does the Jaguar F-Type S Have the Best Sounding V6 Ever?


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Have you ever asked yourself which V6 is the best sounding one ever?

Yes there are some older ones that sound great, from the likes of Alfa Romeo or Nissan, but CarThrottle says the best of the lot is the one powering the new Jaguar F-Type.

Jaguar F-Type V6 S Takes on Triumph Street Triple R on the Circuit


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Here's a classic duel between car and motorcycle with EVO placing the Jaguar F-Type V6 S against the Triumph Street Triple R.

Jaguar F-Type Coupe V6 Goes Head to Head with Porsche’s Cayman GTS


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There used to be a time when the current Porsche Cayman (any version) didn’t really have any rivals and it comfortably sat at the top of the sports car pyramid.

Yet Another Jaguar F-Type Turns itself into Pool of Molten Aluminum


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It’s not yet been established what it was that caused this new Jaguar F-Type (with 5,000 km / ~3,100 miles on the odometer) to burn beyond recognition, on the hard shoulder of a German autobahn. It’s not the first time it has happened, and it looks as if the damage this time was exactly as severe as the previous one – eerily so, even…

Arden Gives Jaguar F-Type a Performance and Styling Tune


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Arden, a German tuning firm that specializes on British cars having customized Jaguars for the past 40 years, has readied a raft of goods for the F-Type.

Jaguar F-Type vs. New Subaru WRX STI - Which One Will Win?


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All-wheel drive can provide only so much of a head start in a drag race against a two-wheel drive car. These type of models usually shoot off the line (if launched properly; a tricky endeavor) but unless they have as much power as a Nissan GT-R, in order to maintain the momentum, they begin to lose out.

Does This Jaguar F-Type Sound Like it has a Manual Gearbox?


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Can you tell the type of transmission of a car running around the Nürburgring simply by hearing the noises it makes?