12 April, 2021
The perfectly proportioned and extraordinarily beautiful Jaguar F-TYPE is now more distinctive than ever.
New R-Dynamic Black models further heighten the purity and presence that set Jaguar’s definitive sports car apart. Developed from the 300PS four-cylinder and 450PS V8 R-Dynamic Coupé and Convertible*, these exclusive additions to the line-up offer an enhanced specification and an even more luxurious, crafted interior.
F-TYPE’s pure, sculpted form is accentuated by the Black Pack and 20-inch, five split-spoke wheels with gloss black finish. Known as ‘Style 5039’, these wheels are not available on any other model in the range. Complementing these perfectly is the choice of three metallic paints: Santorini Black, Eiger Grey or Firenze Red.
The driver-focused ‘1+1’ cabin surrounds the occupants with rich, luxurious materials. The slimline Performance Seats feature 12-way adjustment and are trimmed in Windsor leather with a choice of Ebony with Light Oyster contrast stitching or – for a more sporting theme – Mars with Flame Red stitch. Details such as the beautifully crafted monogram stitch pattern, repeated in the door trim, are among the subtle refinements which make F-TYPE feel special.
The driver-focussed interior, like the exterior, has evolved into a purer expression of the car’s elegance and performance. By concentrating on further refining the traditionally British Jaguar craftsmanship and adding discreet, beautiful details, the sense of luxury and sportiness has been heightened.
The same monogram design is used to emboss the suedecloth wrap for the 12.3-inch reconfigurable Interactive Driver Display, while other refinements include satin-finish aluminium gearshift paddles, an Ebony suedecloth headliner and illuminated treadplates featuring the Jaguar script.
Julian Thomson, Design Director, Jaguar, said: “Creating the new F-TYPE R-Dynamic Black models gave us the opportunity to subtly enhance the way the car looks – inside and out – and at the same time amplify both the luxury and sporting elements of its character. The result is an even more purposeful, focused, distinctive design with real presence, whether you choose the Coupé or Convertible, the four-cylinder or the V8.”
The F-TYPE R-Dynamic Black’s powerful, refined and responsive engines are matched to eight-speed Quickshift transmissions with full manual control using either the SportShift gear selector or the gearshift paddles.
Exclusively rear-wheel drive, the 300PS, 2.0-litre turbocharged Ingenium four-cylinder engine generates maximum torque from just 1,500rpm, delivering exceptional throttle response throughout the rev range. It also provides the performance expected from F-TYPE and enables acceleration from 0-60mph in only 5.4 seconds and a top speed of 155mph.
The 450PS, 5.0-litre supercharged V8 has been developed to offer exploitable, useable and rewarding performance – maximum torque of 580Nm is generated from 2,500rpm. It is offered with a choice of all-wheel drive with Intelligent Driveline Dynamics or – for purists – rear-wheel drive. Both 450PS powertrains feature an electronic active rear differential to optimise traction, and both enable 0-60mph in just 4.4 seconds and a maximum speed of 177mph.
The 300PS and 450PS units are also available in other F-TYPE models, but for truly exceptional performance in all weathers and on any kind of road there is the F-TYPE R. Offered exclusively with all-wheel drive, its supercharged V8 delivers 575PS and 700Nm: the benchmark sprint to 60mph takes just 3.5 seconds, while maximum speed is an electronically-limited 186mph.
The F-TYPE R and P450 models are equipped as standard with Jaguar’s Adaptive Dynamics system with Configurable Dynamics. Using electronically-controlled, continuously-variable dampers, Adaptive Dynamics optimises both low speed comfort and high speed control, while Configurable Dynamics enables the driver to tailor the settings for suspension stiffness, steering weight, throttle response and gearshifts. All 300PS four-cylinder F-TYPEs use meticulously tuned passive monotube dampers to deliver the ride and handling attributes which give these models their unique character.
Customers who choose the any of the V8 F-TYPEs benefit from the Quiet Start function: the electrically actuated bypass valves in the rear silencer remain closed until they automatically open up under load. If desired, Quiet Start can be over-ridden by selecting Dynamic Mode or by pressing the switchable exhaust button before starting the engine.
The 2022 Model Year F-TYPE range is built at Jaguar’s Castle Bromwich plant in the UK and consists of:
F-TYPE Coupé and Convertible:
F-TYPE R-Dynamic Coupé and Convertible:
F-TYPE R-Dynamic Black Coupé and Convertible:
F-TYPE R Coupé and Convertible:
* The global engine line-up is market-dependant
The Jaguar F-TYPE is the definitive Jaguar sports car and has won 181 global awards to date, including World Car Design of the Year.
The Jaguar F-TYPE range offers an unrivalled breadth of capability in the sports car segment, from the entry-level rear-wheel drive 300PS four-cylinder model up to the all-wheel drive 575PS V8 R.
Complementing the 11 core paint colours, customers can choose from 15 exclusive colours in the SVO Premium Palette, each one meticulously designed by Special Vehicle Operations.
Jaguar’s sports car lineage spans more than 73 years, beginning with the XK 120. At reveal at the Earls Court Motor Show in October 1948, this beautiful 120mph roadster was the world’s fastest production car.
Jaguar Land Rover is constantly seeking ways to improve the specification, design and production of its vehicles, parts and accessories and alterations take place continually. While every effort is made to produce up-to-date literature, this document should not be regarded as an infallible guide to current specifications or availability, nor does it constitute an offer for the sale of any particular vehicle, part or accessory. All figures are manufacturer’s estimates.
Jaguar has made dramatically beautiful luxury cars since 1935, driven by its passion to make life more extraordinary for its customers. Today’s world-class Jaguar model range comprises the XE and XF saloons and XF Sportbrake, F-TYPE sports car, F-PACE performance SUV, E-PACE compact performance SUV and all-electric performance SUV, the I-PACE. From 2025 Jaguar will become a pure electric modern luxury brand with a dramatically beautiful new portfolio of emotionally engaging designs and pioneering next-generation technologies. The journey towards electrification is already under way with a range of mild and plug-in hybrid and full electric models available today.