2017 Jaguar F-Type SVR, fast and beautifulEdward Green ▼ | September 7, 2016
From the choice of lightweight, innovative materials to its advanced aerodynamic design, SVR is the most powerful F-TYPE yet.
Supercar With the 5.0-liter V8 from 0-60 mph in just 3.5 seconds
The 5.0-liter V8 unit’s twin vortex supercharger reduces drag and surge for responsive performance. It will take you from 0-60 mph in just 3.5 seconds and on to a top speed of 200 mph in coupe form. The company designed SVR to be as lean as possible. Its lightweight Titanium and Inconel exhaust system saves significant weight, while the striking 20 inch forged alloy wheels provide a 30 lb weight reduction over standard F-TYPE wheels.
Each redesigned rear suspension knuckle is lighter than conventional knuckles and the optional Carbon Ceramic Matrix Braking system saves 46 lbs of unsprung weight over the standard F-TYPE. SVR’s active aerodynamic carbon fiber rear spoiler optimizes the speed and performance of F-TYPE SVR. The wing is wider and more elevated, enabling it to act over the whole width of the car. When deployed, it gives a drag coefficient reduction of 2.5 percent and a lift coefficient reduction of 15 percent.
The 5.0 liter V8 engine in F-TYPE SVR is the pinnacle of power, remapped to deliver up to an astonishing 575 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque. The Intelligent Driveline Dynamics system works together with the Electronic Active Differential helping to increase traction and stability, giving full rein to the towering performance of F-TYPE SVR. Striking 20 inch forged alloy wheels provide a 30 lb weight reduction over standard F-TYPE wheels.
From quilted performance seats offering comfort and support to ultra-modern finishes that create a sense of total luxury, the interior of the F-TYPE SVR is one of a kind. The SVR features diamond-stitched seats with contrast stitching and piping, even for the floor mats. The shift paddles are anodized aluminum rather than plastic, and optional microsuede can be ordered on the steering wheel and center console. It comes with air conditioning, a stereo, and navigation. ■