Jaguar Makes The F-Type SVR Roar In Park Avenue Tunnel in New York [w/Video]

Jaguar went to great lengths to prove just how magnificent its F-Type SVR model sounds, using New York City’s Park Avenue Tunnel as the perfect amplifier.

By know we already deduced that the F-Type’s keynote characteristic (among other great traits) is its exhaust sound. Whether we’re talking about the V6 or the V8, the model just wants to scream its pistons out, delivering quite a visceral sound (and an eargasm to some), in the process. But if you thought those variants sound fantastic, wait till you hear the SVR.

According to the British automaker, the key for the car’s sound lies in its Titanium and Inconel exhaust system, which not only reduces back-pressure and saves 16 Kg of its total weight, but enhances the sound produced by 5.0-litre supercharged V8 under the bonnet as well.

Jaguar did use a custom technology, specially adapted to respond specifically to the exhaust note of the F-TYPE SVR for the stunt. Nonetheless, as the car powered through Park Avenue tunnel – which passes under seven blocks of the iconic Park Avenue area in Manhattan and is 422 meters long – a series of specially installed lights changed color from white to Jaguar Red in tandem with its increasing acceleration. Pretty neat, right?

Give the car enough space and it achieve 200 mph (322 Km/), although this wasn’t the case – as the tunnel only provided “a unique environment to experience the distinctive, purposeful, and harder edged sound delivered by the F-TYPE SVR”, as Jag puts it.

Now, only thing that remains is to din your volume down (if you don’t want to blow your eardrums) and hit play on the video.

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