The Jaguar F-Type Project 7 is the special surprise of the British car brand for the prestigious 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed. It has been a tradition for Jaguar corporation to present an all-new conversion during the event. Jaguar will produce the two seats model in a limited run of 250 units.
The road legal car will be available in 2015. The F-Type Project 7 commemorates the Jaguar D-type`s seven Le Mans victories. The car will be offered in British Racing Green, Ultimate Black, Ultra Blue, Caldera Red, and Glacier White color options. The car`s technical specifications as well as the exterior and interior features will vary depending on the market. That means that buyers in North America, Asia or Europe will be able to choose a specific modification.
The hand-made Project 7 speedster is a variation of the F-Type model. Yet the concept car is an extreme modification of the production vehicle. The Jaguar F-Type Project 7 is powered by the same 5.0-liter supercharged petrol V8 engine generating 540 horsepower. The racer is the fastest and most powerful model in brand`s F-TYPE range. It will hit 60 mph in 3.8-sec. The speed is electronically fixed at 186 mph (300km/h). The engine is mated to an 8-speed Quickshift transmission, Electronic active differential.
As the 2013 special speedster for Goodwood Festival – D-Type, this special Jag is finished in military green accentuated by white accents.
Jaguar`s engineers have achieved a distinctive, minimalist design by using a beautiful combination of D-type-inspired simple forms and classic finish. Apart from white strips on the hood and round decorations on the doors, the sports appearance of the Jaguar F-Type Project 7 is emphasized by the visual contrast between the front and rear spoiler. The vehicle is fitted with 20-inch alloy wheels in gloss black.
The all-aluminum body weighs 1585 kg. The roadster is 80 kg lighter than the common Jaguar F-TYPE.
JAGUAR F-TYPE PROJECT 7 TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION
- 8 Cylinders Engine
- 5000 cc
- 4 Valves per cylinder
- Compression ratio 9.5:1
- Bore/stroke 92.5/93.0 (mm) or 3.64/3.66 (inches)
- 8-speed Quickshift Transmission
- 0-100km/h 3.9 (sec)
- Electronically limited maximum speed 186 (mph)/ 300 (km/h)
- Power 575@6500 (PS@rpm) or 423@6500 (kW@rpm)
- Torque 502@2500-5500 (lb ft@rpm) or 680@2500-5500 (Nm@rpm)
Wheels and Tyres
- 20-inch Storm alloy
- Front tyres – 255/35/20
- Rear tyres 295/30/20
- Length 4519 (mm)
- Width 1923 (mm)
- Height 1277 (mm
- Wheelbase 2622 (mm)
- Weight 1585 (kg) or 3495 (lbs)