The Jaguar carmaker has introduced its very first SUV with the F-Pace model. This compact luxury crossover has debuted in 2015 at the Frankfurt Motor Show and it represented a perfect combination of beautiful design and great performance. However, the manufacturer has made a high-performance version of this model which has just been revealed at the 2018 New York International Auto Show. It is the brand-new 2019 Jaguar F-Pace SVR.
Despite the fact that Jaguar the F-Pace is primarily made for family needs, the SVR version adds more power, better performance, and better handling. It is powered by a strong V-8 powertrain which is rated at 550 horses. When it comes to exterior design, the Jaguar F-Pace will feature a more aggressive appearance and will receive new wheels, a new design of the hood, and it is going to be more aerodynamic. Inside, the Jaguar F-Pace SVR will be simple and elegant and will be equipped with top-notch features. The cargo space is also pretty good.
The main competitors of the high-performance F-Pace will include Porsche Macan Turbo and Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63.
Engine and performance of the 2019 Jaguar F-Pace SVR
Under the hood of the 2019 Jaguar F-Pace SVR will be placed a 5.0-liter V-8 supercharged engine. This unit is capable of making 550 horsepower and 502 pound-feet of torque. It is connected to an 8-speed automatic transmission and comes with all-wheel drive system as standard. With this powertrain, the new F-Pace SVR will be able to hit 60 mph in 4.1 seconds and reach a top speed of 176 mph. As well, the SVR version will get the new exhaust system which is going to be lighter than the standard for around 14.6 pounds.
The platform, exterior, and interior
The newest 2019 Jaguar F-Pace SVR will ride on the same IQ-Al modular platform which also underpins the standard version and will feature a lightweight aluminum body. As for the external appearance, the F-Pace SVR will get more aggressive design than the standard version. The front end wears a unique design of the bumper and larger air intakes. As well, we will also notice nice glossy black inserts. On the side, there will be more massive fender vents and more pronounced lip spoiler and quad exhaust pipes on the rear end. Furthermore, it will ride on the 21-inch lightweight forged alloy wheels.
The cabin of the 2019 Jaguar F-Pace SVR will feature a simple, tasteful, and clean design with premium materials and advanced technology. The sporty seats will be very comfortable and bolstered. The sporty rear seats are also cozy and bolstered but not as much as the front ones. Furthermore, there will be several color combinations to choose from including Red with Jet, Siena Tan with Jet, Jet with Light Oyster, and Light Oyster with Jet. The cargo room is good and offers the room of 23 cubic feet. On the center of the dash, there is a large 10.0-inch touchscreen for a Touch Pro infotainment system which is standard.
Release date and price
The 2019 Jaguar F-Pace SVR will go on sale this summer. The price should start at around $81,000.