New Jaguar F-Type comes with more exotic feel and GoProEdward Green ▼ | January 19, 2017
The Jaguar new F-Type continues to evolve, with a fresh look, state-of-the-art infotainment system and world-first ReRun app that combines vehicle data with GoPro video.
Technology and driving The Touch Pro infotainment system
For the 2018 model year the front end look becomes clearer and more powerful, with LED headlights adding a technological edge. Inside, lightweight slimline seats deliver more style, more room and greater comfort. A harmonious selection of new interior finishes and materials give the F-Type a more exotic feel. The F-Type’s grille shape and graphic are unchanged, remaining key elements in the sports car’s design DNA.
The 2018 model year F-Type’s interior evolves into a pure expression of the car’s original elegance and sportiness One of the most significant upgrades are the new lightweight slimline seats which combine an ergonomically-optimised form with outstanding comfort. The seat frames are pressure diecast magnesium alloy, a material with the high strength-to-weight ratio and excellent formability required for the ergonomic form of Jaguar’s innovative seat design. The weight saving compared to their predecessors is more than 8kg.
Every F-Type now features the Touch Pro infotainment system. True enthusiasts will be able to capture and share their driving experiences using the new ReRun app developed in collaboration with GoPro. In a world-first, ReRun combines real-time video from the driver’s GoPro with key vehicle performance data including speed, throttle position, gear selection, braking force and g force. The high quality video can be downloaded to the driver’s smartphone and shared on social media.
18 Model Year introduces the R-Dynamic derivative proposition to the F-Type line-up. It is available as a 340PS V6 F-Type R-Dynamic and offers 19-inch wheels, LED Headlights, Exterior body styling with gloss black accents, interior console change and switchable active exhaust for £3,700 over the 340PS V6 F-Type. The 380PS V6 F-Type R-Dynamic replaces the 380PS V6S of today, and also incorporates these striking visual changes as well as coming with 20-inch alloy wheels. ■