Jaguar F-Pace SVR May Feel Big Around Corners, But Is An Absolute Delight To Drive

As Jaguar’s first SUV, the F-Pace has managed to make a name for itself in a market segment that’s mostly dominated by the big German three: Audi, BMW and Mercedes.

With the introduction of the 2019 F-Pace SVR, the British automaker has managed to take their game to a new level. The high-performance SUV targets models such as the Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio and Porsche Macan Turbo, and has the grunt to match its look.

The 5.0-liter supercharged V8 engine, shared with other high-end vehicles made by JLR such as the F-Type and Range Rover Sport SVR, is good for 550 PS (542 hp / 404 kW) and 680 Nm (502 lb-ft) of torque. It works in conjunction with an eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive to allow it to sprint to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.3 seconds and up to 283 km/h (176 mph).

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As AutoExpress put it in their video review, that’s mad performance not just for the new F-Pace SVR, but for any other car. Still, there is a big letdown when it comes to this model, and it’s actually very predictable: it feels big around corners, but that won’t discourage drivers from going easy on the throttle.

Also, compared to the non-SVR versions of the F-Pace, it features stiffer springs, uprated brakes, optimized steering, adaptive dynamics and standard 21-inch wheels. When all of these mechanical enhancements come together, they create a ballistic ride, which doesn’t only belong on a racetrack, but can be a good day-to-day companion, too.  The latter is aided by a spacious interior and a sufficient boot capacity.

As for the financial part, that would be under £75,000 in the United Kingdom. In the U.S., it has an MSRP of $79,990.


  • LOVE the jag.

  • Adi

    A car reviewer that doesn’t even know that Cayenne and F-Pace are not in the same category?! He doesn’t even mention the real competitors – GLC 63 S and X3 M because they are faster, have the same price and most importantly the quality is far superior. He compared it to Cayenne to say that its a bargain compared to it. This just goes to show the bias british car reviewers have for british cars (which are not even british anymore LOL).

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