The Jaguar F-Type gets a package of improvements for 2017, with upgrades to its infotainment system, the addition of a new 400 Sport launch-edition model and a world-first ReRun app which combines vehicle data with GoPro video to enhance the driving experience.
Styling gets a subtle tweak – the outgoing model’s double ‘shark gill’ apertures have been replaced by large, powerful single apertures with a lozenge mesh design. New full LED headlights continue to feature Jaguar’s distinctive J-Blade daytime running lights, which now double as the direction indicators.
The 542bhp V8 R features larger, wider apertures with a distinctive horizontal blade to accentuate further the car’s visual width. The 570bhp V8 SVR’s 200mph potential is advertised through unique apertures designed to offer the best possible airflow and aerodynamic efficiency.
An exclusive 400 Sport launch edition will be offered for one model year only. Power from the new 395bhp version of the 3.0-litre supercharged V6 has been harnessed by an uprated chassis, which includes the Super Performance braking system, Configurable Dynamics and 20-inch wheels with a unique Dark Satin Grey finish.
All versions in the now 22-model range feature the Touch Pro infotainment system. It has tablet-style operation, intelligent navigation functions such as Share ETA and online services such as real-time traffic and live weather reports make every journey more rewarding and put a world of information at the driver’s fingertips.
It means that you’ll be able to share driving footage 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.
Prices for the revised F-Type will range from £51,450 for the entry-level version to upwards of £110,000 for the F-Type SVR.
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