More of what we loved and more of what we want in our Jag.
by Sean Zabihi
A sunset resting upon the Olympic Mountains, a silver moon rising above Lake Washington, Mount Rainier and the Cascades on a clear horizon. There are few things in Western Washington that, by a mere glimpse, will grab and hold your attention – an experience I liken to that of Jaguar’s 2016 F-TYPE. You’re mesmerized by it, drawn to its sleek lines and iconic design. When you sit in it and feel the purr of the engine rumble in your chest – you know you’re in for a driving experience to unfurl the senses, one you won’t soon forget.
So What Is New?
This year’s changes to the F-TYPE have made Coupe and Convertible model ranges identical, parallel, powertrain models (base, S, and R). The F-TYPE R (550hp supercharged V8) comes standard with All-wheel drive and Automatic transmission. As for the two lower power levels, the F-TYPE S (380hp supercharged V6) and the base F-TYPE (340hp supercharged V6), both models come in manual or automatic transmissions. However, S model buyers have the option of Rear-wheel or All-wheel drive, while the base model remains a Rear-wheel drive vehicle.
The entire powertrain lineup for the 2016 F-TYPE is currently ready for order at Seattle and Bellevue Jaguar dealerships, in Automatic transmission. For those that like to “row their own”, Manual transmission models will be available later in 2015.