Jaguar F-TYPE 0-60 times

Out of all performance specs, nothing but Jaguar F-TYPE 0-60 times can better speak about the vehicle's temper. While horsepower and torque blow smoke in the eyes, F-TYPE zero to sixty specs and average time to run a quarter mile are pretty straightforward metrics allowing to compare against its competitors.

Very often there is no chance of doing F-TYPE 0-to-60 test personally and making conclusions from the experience of the other drivers is the last thing you want.

Conducting a trustworthy test drive requires following a strict methodology that is intended to eliminate the inconsistent circumstances like weather, tires, surface, engine temperature. It is always better to leave it for professionals.


Increase Horsepower

The cold air part is also important in making more power. Cold air is denser and contains more oxygen molecules than warm air does. So if you can get cooler air into your Jaguar F-TYPE engine, your car will be able to mix more fuel with that air, making more power. Combine that with the more air through the larger and less restrictive filter and intake tube and you can see up to a 15-20 horsepower increase. K&N has even reported an estimated increase of 56.96 horsepower out of the 57-2571 intake for 2007-2009 Shelby GT500!


2021 Jaguar F-TYPE 0-60 times, all trims

Trim0-60 times, 1/4 mile
P300 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Coupe
296 Hp, 295 Lb-Ft., 3351 Weight, 23 City / 30 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
P300 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible
296 Hp, 295 Lb-Ft., 3395 Weight, 23 City / 30 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
First Edition 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Coupe
296 Hp, 295 Lb-Ft., 3351 Weight, 23 City / 30 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
First Edition 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible
296 Hp, 295 Lb-Ft., 3395 Weight, 23 City / 30 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
R-Dynamic 2dr All-wheel Drive Coupe
380 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3640 Weight, 18 City / 26 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
R-Dynamic 2dr All-wheel Drive Convertible
380 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3684 Weight, 18 City / 26 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
R 2dr All-wheel Drive Coupe
575 Hp, 516 Lb-Ft., 3843 Weight, 16 City / 24 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
R 2dr All-wheel Drive Convertible
575 Hp, 516 Lb-Ft., 3887 Weight, 16 City / 24 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0

2020 Jaguar F-TYPE 0-60 times, all trims

Trim0-60 times, 1/4 mile
P300 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Coupe
296 Hp, 295 Lb-Ft., 3360 Weight, 23 City / 30 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
P300 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible
296 Hp, 295 Lb-Ft., 3405 Weight, 23 City / 30 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
P340 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Coupe
340 Hp, 332 Lb-Ft., 3455 Weight, 20 City / 28 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
P340 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible
340 Hp, 332 Lb-Ft., 3499 Weight, 20 City / 28 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
Checkered Flag Limited Edition 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Coupe
296 Hp, 295 Lb-Ft., 3360 Weight, 19 City / 27 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
Checkered Flag Limited Edition 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible
296 Hp, 295 Lb-Ft., 3405 Weight, 19 City / 27 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
Checkered Flag Limited Edition 2dr All-wheel Drive Coupe
380 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3691 Weight, 20 City / 28 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
Checkered Flag Limited Edition 2dr All-wheel Drive Convertible
380 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3735 Weight, 20 City / 28 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
R-Dynamic 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Coupe
380 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3492 Weight, 19 City / 27 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
R-Dynamic 2dr All-wheel Drive Coupe
380 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3691 Weight, 23 City / 30 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
R-Dynamic 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible
380 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3536 Weight, 19 City / 27 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
R-Dynamic 2dr All-wheel Drive Convertible
380 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3735 Weight, 23 City / 30 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
R 2dr All-wheel Drive Coupe
550 Hp, 502 Lb-Ft., 3814 Weight, 16 City / 24 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 122
R 2dr All-wheel Drive Convertible
550 Hp, 502 Lb-Ft., 3847 Weight, 16 City / 24 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 122
SVR 2dr All-wheel Drive Coupe
575 Hp, 516 Lb-Ft., 3759 Weight, 16 City / 24 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
SVR 2dr All-wheel Drive Convertible
575 Hp, 516 Lb-Ft., 3792 Weight, 16 City / 24 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0

2019 Jaguar F-TYPE 0-60 times, all trims

Trim0-60 times, 1/4 mile
P300 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Coupe
296 Hp, 295 Lb-Ft., 3360 Weight, 23 City / 30 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
P300 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible
296 Hp, 295 Lb-Ft., 3405 Weight, 23 City / 30 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
P340 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Coupe
340 Hp, 332 Lb-Ft., 3455 Weight, 16 City / 24 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
P340 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible
340 Hp, 332 Lb-Ft., 3499 Weight, 16 City / 24 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
P380 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Coupe
380 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3514 Weight, 19 City / 27 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
P380 2dr All-wheel Drive Coupe
380 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3691 Weight, 18 City / 26 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
P380 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible
380 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3558 Weight, 19 City / 27 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
P380 2dr All-wheel Drive Convertible
380 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3735 Weight, 18 City / 26 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
R-Dynamic 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Coupe
380 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3492 Weight, 15 City / 24 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
R-Dynamic 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible
380 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3536 Weight, 15 City / 24 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
R-Dynamic 2dr All-wheel Drive Coupe
380 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3691 Weight, 18 City / 26 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
R-Dynamic 2dr All-wheel Drive Convertible
380 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3735 Weight, 18 City / 26 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
R 2dr All-wheel Drive Coupe
550 Hp, 502 Lb-Ft., 3814 Weight, 15 City / 23 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 122
R 2dr All-wheel Drive Convertible
550 Hp, 502 Lb-Ft., 3847 Weight, 15 City / 23 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 122
SVR 2dr All-wheel Drive Coupe
575 Hp, 516 Lb-Ft., 3759 Weight, 15 City / 23 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
SVR 2dr All-wheel Drive Convertible
575 Hp, 516 Lb-Ft., 3792 Weight, 15 City / 23 Hwy mpg
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0

Car And Driver Results

2018 Jaguar F-TYPE 0-60 times, all trims

Trim0-60 times, 1/4 mile
296HP 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Coupe
296 Hp, 295 Lb-Ft., 3360 Weight
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
R-Dynamic 2dr All-wheel Drive Convertible
380 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3735 Weight
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
SVR 2dr All-wheel Drive Coupe
575 Hp, 516 Lb-Ft., 3759 Weight
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
R 2dr All-wheel Drive Convertible
550 Hp, 502 Lb-Ft., 3847 Weight
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 122
R 2dr All-wheel Drive Coupe
550 Hp, 502 Lb-Ft., 3814 Weight
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 122
400 Sport 2dr All-wheel Drive Convertible
400 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3735 Weight
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
400 Sport 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible
400 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3558 Weight
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
400 Sport 2dr All-wheel Drive Coupe
400 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3691 Weight
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
400 Sport 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Coupe
400 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3514 Weight
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
R-Dynamic 2dr All-wheel Drive Coupe
380 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3691 Weight
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
296HP 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible
296 Hp, 295 Lb-Ft., 3405 Weight
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
R-Dynamic 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible
380 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3536 Weight
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
R-Dynamic 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Coupe
380 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3492 Weight
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
380HP 2dr All-wheel Drive Convertible
380 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3735 Weight
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
380HP 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible
380 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3558 Weight
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
380HP 2dr All-wheel Drive Coupe
380 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3691 Weight
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
380HP 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Coupe
380 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3514 Weight
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
340HP 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible
340 Hp, 332 Lb-Ft., 3499 Weight
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
340HP 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Coupe
340 Hp, 332 Lb-Ft., 3455 Weight
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0
SVR 2dr All-wheel Drive Convertible
575 Hp, 516 Lb-Ft., 3792 Weight
5.4 sec, 14.1 @ 0

Car And Driver Results

Zero to 60 mph 6.4 sec
Zero to 100 mph 15.9 sec
Zero to 130 mph 31.5 sec
Rolling start, 5-60 mph 7.2 sec
Top gear, 30-50 mph 3.9 sec
Top gear, 50-70 mph 4.5 sec
Standing ¼-mile 14.9 sec @ 97 mph
Braking, 70-0 mph 165 ft
Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad 0.94 g
Source: С&D

2017 Jaguar F-TYPE 0-60 times, all trims

Trim0-60 times, 1/4 mile
R 2dr All-wheel Drive Coupe
550 Hp, 502 Lb-Ft., 3814 Weight, 15 City / 23 Hwy mpg
3.4 sec, 11.7 @ 122
R 2dr All-wheel Drive Convertible
550 Hp, 502 Lb-Ft., 3847 Weight, 15 City / 23 Hwy mpg
3.4 sec, 11.7 @ 122
S British Design Edition 2dr All-wheel Drive Coupe
380 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3691 Weight, 18 City / 26 Hwy mpg
4.3 sec, 12.9 @ 109
S British Design Edition 2dr All-wheel Drive Convertible
380 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3735 Weight, 18 City / 26 Hwy mpg
4.3 sec, 12.9 @ 109
S 2dr All-wheel Drive Coupe
380 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3691 Weight, 18 City / 26 Hwy mpg
4.4 sec, 12.9 @ 109
S 2dr All-wheel Drive Convertible
380 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3735 Weight, 18 City / 26 Hwy mpg
4.4 sec, 12.9 @ 109
S 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Coupe
380 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3492 Weight, 15 City / 24 Hwy mpg
4.9 sec, 13.4 @ 105
S 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible
380 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3536 Weight, 15 City / 24 Hwy mpg
4.9 sec, 13.4 @ 105
S British Design Edition 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Coupe
380 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3492 Weight, 19 City / 27 Hwy mpg
4.9 sec, 13.4 @ 105
S British Design Edition 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible
380 Hp, 339 Lb-Ft., 3536 Weight, 19 City / 27 Hwy mpg
4.9 sec, 13.4 @ 105
Base 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Coupe
340 Hp, 332 Lb-Ft., 3455 Weight, 16 City / 24 Hwy mpg
5.1 sec, 13.6 @ 103
Base 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible
340 Hp, 332 Lb-Ft., 3499 Weight, 16 City / 24 Hwy mpg
5.1 sec, 13.6 @ 103
Premium 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible
340 Hp, 332 Lb-Ft., 3499 Weight, 16 City / 24 Hwy mpg
5.1 sec, 13.6 @ 103
Premium 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Coupe
340 Hp, 332 Lb-Ft., 3455 Weight, 16 City / 24 Hwy mpg
5.1 sec, 13.6 @ 103

Car And Driver Results

Zero to 60 mph 3.4 sec
Zero to 100 mph 8.0 sec
Zero to 130 mph 13.4 sec
Rolling start, 5-60 mph 3.8 sec
Top gear, 30-50 mph 2.2 sec
Top gear, 50-70 mph 2.7 sec
Standing ¼-mile 11.7 sec @ 122 mph
Braking, 70-0 mph 146 ft
Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad 1.02 g
Source: С&D


Jaguar F-TYPE 0-60 mph acceleration across years

Year of a Model0-60 times1/4 mile times
2021

5.4 sec

14.1 @ 0 mph
2020

5.4 sec

14.1 @ 122 mph
2019

5.4 sec

14.1 @ 122 mph
2018

5.4 sec

14.1 @ 122 mph
2017

3.4 - 5.1 sec

11.7 @ 122 - 13.6 @ 103 mph
2016

3.4 - 4.9 sec

11.7 @ 122 - 13.4 @ 101 mph
2015

3.5 - 4.8 sec

11.8 @ 122 - 13.3 @ 101 mph
2014

3.6 - 4.8 sec

11.9 @ 120 - 13.3 @ 101 mph

Introduction

 

People buy cars either because they need them or they want them. The people with more than enough money can buy whatever car pleases their fancy. In most cases the classier and faster the vehicle, the better. They crave the adrenaline rush that comes with driving a fast car and seeing objects that they passed by in your rearview mirror.

When launching the Jaguar F Type, the hard top convertibles came first. The launch was done in America considering they are the biggest market for Jaguar cars. In 2014, the coupe version of this model was launched, and it looked more like part of the E type series than the f series.

In 2017, the car got some upgrades, these mainly being a change in the body and new engines. However, to the shock of many, the engines were downgraded to 2.0 four-cylinder turbo. Despite the downsizing made with the engines, with about £50,000 you can buy a decent F Type.

 

Engines and the 0-60

So mostly, with the jaguar f type, you have two main engine types to choose from. These are the V6 and V8 engines. The supercharged V6 engines come with 355bhp, 375bhp and 395bhp, and two round central exhausts. The 2 cylinder exhausts come in handy because they can help you visually differentiate them from the 4 cylinder engine with the central pipe.

Now, the V8 engines are easy to spot because the car will have two exhaust pipes on each side of the bumper. Here, you can choose between getting the 542bhp, which comes in the F Type R and the 567bhp F Type in the SVR. These are all-wheel drive only, which is a pretty good thing because it allows you to tap more power from the engines that were possible with the RWD V8 F-type. Another exciting thing is that the SVR f type is the first Jaguar to reach200mph since the XJ220.
The gearboxes come in two varieties. You can get the automatic 8 speed, which is the standard option or opt for the six-speed manual option that comes with the VG. When looking at transmission, most cars have the rear drive. However, the supercharged V6 and V8 engines offer you all-wheel drive.

Looking at it the V8 options probably seem better than the V6’s. But when driving, you might notice that the V6’s a bit more precise on the road. Additionally, the more powerful version comes with proper mechanical differentiation. More so, their four-cylinder engines are reliable. However, they are not as glamorous as the V8’s
The F-Type you choose is dependent on your how much you want to spend, meaning that your budget directly affects the driving experience you will get.  If you feel like rewarding yourself, then an all-wheel-drive V8 is the way to go. The SVR is classy and sporty, or you can get the R which is similar to the SVR but without the wing.

 

Exterior and Interior

The F Type is a beautiful car, and the newer models have hints of both the E Type and the XK8 are evident in its sleek body. It has a tall front which curves back but does not reach the fenders. This design compliments its headlights. The Jag has a truncated tail which goes well with its long back hood. The coupes in these series are hatchbacks, while the convertibles come with trunk lids. Something that stands out with the convertibles is that the tops come in a variety of shades.

There is a definite split between the driver and passenger section and built-in hand grips have been installed for the passenger. Looking at the cabin, you will see carbon fibre and aluminium accents, instead of the standard wood fittings common to Jaguars.  The infotainment system includes a 10-inch screen which is an upgrade from the 2018 model. A feature that makes the 2018 model superior to its predecessors is the streamlined navigation interface. A general sweep of the car will show you a classy sports car which finds a way to balance elegance with functionality.

 

Verdict

Indulgent, elegant and precise are some of the first words we can use to describe this car. However, even though it is not practical for running everyday errands, it is a joy to drive. It can hold its own on the road regarding power and of course beauty.

 



Jaguar F-TYPE specs