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Jaguar F-TYPE PROJECT 7 makes world dynamic debut as D-type wins Le Mans Classic

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai |

F-TYPE Project 7 is a fully road-legal two-seater roadster, which will be built by Jaguar Land Rovers newly established Special Operations division.

F-TYPE Project 7 the most powerful and fastest production Jaguar to date made its dynamic debut in front of packed crowds during the Le Mans Classic race meeting over the weekend of 4-6 July.
 
In celebration of the Jaguar D-types 60th anniversary a car which won at Le Mans three times and which inspired Project 7s genesis F-TYPE Project 7 completed its demonstration laps throughout the weekend alongside the very first D-type ever built, and with several examples of the all-new F-TYPE R Coup.
 
On-track, numerous Jaguars were competing throughout the 24 hours of Le Mans Classic, but the highlight was the victory in Grid 3 (for cars from 1957-1961) by the Jaguar-entered D-type driven by Gary Pearson and journalist Chris Harris.
 
F-TYPE Project 7 is a fully road-legal two-seater roadster, which will be built by Jaguar Land Rovers newly established Special Operations division. Of all aluminium construction and with bespoke carbon-fibre aerodynamic aids, a unique suspension tune, 80kg weight reduction and 575PS power output, F-TYPE Project 7 will deliver a truly focused driving experience. Carbon Ceramic brakes, Torque Vectoring by Braking and race-inspired seats are all standard features.


2014 JAGUAR F-TYPE PROJECT 7: TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION*
 
*All figures are manufacturers estimates and subject to final confirmation ahead of production
Engine & Transmission
Engine capacity (cc)5000
Cylinders8
Valves per cylinder4
Compression ratio9.5:1
Bore/stroke (mm)92.5/93.0
Bore/stroke (inches)3.64/3.66
Transmission8-speed Quickshift
Performance
0-60mph (sec)3.8
0-100km/h (sec)3.9
Top speed (mph)186, electronically limited
Top speed (km/h)300, electronically limited
Power (PS@rpm)575@6500
Power (kW@rpm)423@6500
Torque (lb ft@rpm)502@2500-5500
Torque (Nm@rpm)680@2500-5500
Wheels20-inch Storm alloy, 
in gloss black
Tyres - size255/35/20 (front)
295/30/20 (rear)
Tyres - make
Standard:
Optional:
Pirelli P Zero
Continental ForceContact
Dimensions
Length (mm)4519
Length (in)178
Width excl (mm)1923
Width excl (in)75.7
Height (mm, without roof)1277
Height (in, without roof)50.3
Wheelbase (mm)2622
Wheelbase (in)103.2
Fuel tank capacity (litres)72
Fuel tank capacity (gallons)15.8
Weight (kg)1585
Weight (lbs)3495

 

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