2016 Jaguar F-type R Coupe

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2016 Jaguar F-type R Coupe

 

What a stunning machine the 2016 F-type R Coupe is, it would be hard to imagine that it could get any better right? Wrong! And we are glad we are wrong the F-TYPE-R 2016 coupe is an amazing looking car from all angles, the difference that the hard top makes is incredible, it smooth’s out the lines from the wind shield all the way along the car to the rear end, the whole car looks more fluid now and the small things like the shape of the rear quarter windows are just the icing on the cake, The car just looks more together like the whole thing is working as one like a long stroke from artist’s brush,

2016 Jaguar F-Type R Coupe specs and new engine

With the slightly changed body and hard top the coupe’s has also been fitted with a new engine block to be rolled out in all F-TYPES coupes , there is a 5.0 liter supercharged V8 monster which is said to be able to push this big cat along with 550 bhp from zero to 60 in a just under a cats whiskers of 4 seconds !!

2016 Jaguar F-Type R Coupe new body lines

In order to keep the back end as smooth as possible (I’m biting my tongue not write any J-lo analogies here) the designers have hidden the rear spoiler, nothing new there i hear you say, but on the F-TYPE R the spoilers sits in the shut lines of the tail gate , and like most new cars the spoiler is computer controlled and rises at 70 mph (the speed limit on British high ways) and then drop’s again when the speed of the car goes below 50 mph, the spoiler can reduce lift by up to 120kg !

2016 Jaguar F-Type R Coupe surprises

the full led lights at the rear end help draw the eyes around the car tail gate, the light seem to start from almost the wheel arches and wrap round the car, the lights look good and add to the flow of the lines of the F-TYPE R, electric open and close function on the tail gate, again standard stuff but the tail gate itself is made from composite materials and this is the only panel on the car that is not cut from aluminium, Which nicely brings us to the next few points and i think Jaguar should get a extra points for this the majority of the F-TYPE R 2015 body is made from aluminium and up to 50% of that is form recycled metals!! the sustainability mind set doesn’t stop there jaguar are also using a bonding and riveting process to build the structure this produces 80% less cO2 emissions then welding with steel !

 

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