Jaguar just has actually unveiled the quickest passenger car the company ever made. If you’re British, you might be dissatisfied to see that one of your country’s most storied automakers has gone and put the steering wheel on the wrong side.
Jaguar will just make 300 of the brand-new 592-horsepower Jaguar XE SV Project 8, which can go from 0 to 60 miles an hour in simply 3.3 seconds. However all of them will have the motorist’s seat on the left-hand side.
That will be good for most of the world, however in the United Kingdom and some other nations, vehicles drive on the left side of the roadway. Vehicles produced those nations usually have the controls on the right side for a much better view of on-coming traffic. UK motorists can still drive left-handed vehicles, it’s just a bit uncomfortable to do so.
The model will have a top speed of 200 miles per hour. That means this vehicle is just as fast, in terms of top speed, as the Jaguar F-Type SVR coupe, which had been Jaguar’s fastest automobile. However this vehicle is even quicker to speed up.
The XE SV Project 8 is a version of Jaguar’s $35,000 entry-level design. This version, though, will be priced at ₤ 150,000 in the UK. That’s $195,000, however Jaguar Land Rover hasn’t revealed prices for the United States yet.
The four-door sedan will be have a 5.0-liter supercharged V8, the most powerful ever used in a Jaguar road automobile, and an eight-speed automatic transmission. Clients outside the United States will be able to get the vehicle without rear seats in order to make the car lighter. When included, the rear seats will be greatly contoured to hold passengers in place during tough turns.
Furthermore, the vehicle’s body is made mostly from light however costly carbon fiber. The carbon fiber hood, for example, will be 6.6 pounds lighter compared the aluminum hood generally used on the Jaguar XE.
Purchasers will be able to customize their vehicles with an option of 10,000 different outside colors, as per the company. And despite its aggressive nature, the vehicle will include adequate entertainment innovation including a big central computer screen and 4G WiFi.