The 2014 Jaguar F-Type is due to be released this month in the U.S. and the roadster has enjoyed its fair share of well-deserved hype. Taking a few pages out of the E-Type playbook, the 2014 Jaguar F-Type features a gorgeous redesign that harkens back to the 1961 E-Type, considered by many to be among the most stunning automobiles ever assembled.
While the 2014 Jaguar F-Type is surely not for everyone (the car is available only as a convertible for now) and the price point will probably only appeal to a select demographic, the 2014 Jaguar F-Type is a real sports car and performs as such.
2014 Jaguar F-Type: Price
The 2014 Jaguar F-Type comes in three configurations, each with a different price point. The base model 2014 Jaguar F-Type has a price tag of $69,000. The F-Type S is $81,000 and the higher-end F-Type V8 S will set you back $92,000.
2014 Jaguar F-Type: Specs
All three models of the 2014 Jaguar F-Type use an eight-speed automatic transmission. This is probably the biggest criticism against the car's billing as a sports car since a manual transmission is currently not available even as an option, though one is expected eventually.
The 2014 Jaguar F-Type specs sheet boasts a 3.0-liter V6 supercharged engine for the base model and F-Type S, and a 5.0-liter V8 supercharged engine on the F-Type V8 S. Each engine variant produces 340, 380 and 495 horsepower, respectively, at 6,500 RPM. The F-Type generates 332 lb.-ft of torque, the F-Type S has 339 lb.-ft and the F-Type V8 S has 495 lb-ft.
The 2014 Jaguar F-Type has a top speed of 161 mph, The F-Type S top speed is 171 mph and the F-Type V8 S can push 186 mph.