The 2020 Jaguar F-Type was revealed globally last month and now has made its appearance on the Jaguar India website. Hat tip to automotive enthusiast Balaji for sharing this info. The new Jaguar F-Type, which is open for order in the UK is expected to launch in India in the coming weeks.
Like in global markets, the India spec F-Type sports car will be available in coupe and convertible. Having made its presence felt on the Jaguar India website, the new F-Type gets detailed in terms of its exterior design, internal features and on board technology along with its updated engine lineup.
The most vital exterior updates include a design which makes the body appear longer and wider. It gets a redesigned clamshell bonnet, lower bumper shape and the R-Dynamic gets bolder with aero blades. There are black bezels and sporty air scoops for the R models. The updated design also includes slimmer LED headlamps, daytime running lamps and revised tail lamps.
Interior materials have also been enhanced with higher quality while infotainment consists of a 12.3” driver display with F-Type graphics which can be configured as a larger central tachometer. It also receives a 10.0” touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay compatibility.
The F-Type also offers a range of technologies that include Connected Navigation Pro4 with real time traffic updates, Online Media for music streaming and smartphone integration. The Driver Display unit allows for easy navigation via 3D maps.
Smartphone integration ensures all phone functions transferred to the touchscreen while with Jaguar Remote App one can track the journey, check fuel level and give on-foot directions to the vehicle. The app also allows the user to heat or cool the car prior to entry. Music is via the Meridian sound system 380 W with sophisticated sound delivered via strategically positioned speakers and dual channel sub-woofer.
Engine specifications also get outlined with the 2020 Jaguar F-Type to be powered by a choice of three engines. The base engine is a 2.0 liter turbocharged unit delivering 296 bhp power while the 3 liter supercharged V6 unit will offer 375 bhp. The range topping F-Type R will be powered by a 5 liter supercharged V8 engine capable of 444 bhp and 567 bhp power options. Jaguar states that acceleration from 0 to 100 kmph will be achieved in 3.5 seconds with a top speed at 300 kmph for the top variant.
Upon launch, the 2020 Jaguar F-Type entry variant will continue its rivalry against the Mercedes SLC 43 AMG and Porsche 718 series while top variants will take on the likes of Mercedes-AMG GT and Nissan GT-R. Prices expected to range from Rs 90 lakhs to Rs 3 cr.