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Η Jaguar παρουσίασε την έκδοση British Design Edition της F-Type, η οποία βασίζεται στην F-Type S Coupe και Convertible.

Η ειδική έκδοση, εκτός από τα λογότυπα British Design Edition, διαθέτει ζάντες 20 ιντσών με γκρι σατέν απόχρωση, νέα διαθέσιμα εξωτερικά χρώματα (caldera red, glacier white, ultra blue και ultimate black), πιο δυνατά φρένα (super performance brake) με κόκκινες δαγκάνες και το πακέτο Sport Design. Αυτό αποτελείται από γυαλιστερό μαύρο εμπρός splitter, νέες πλαϊνές ποδιές και νέο πίσω αεροδυναμικό προφυλακτήρα.

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Στο εσωτερικό υπάρχουν νέες δερμάτινες επενδύσεις με ραφές που κάνουν αντίθεση, λεπτομέρειες από carbon, ηλεκτρικά ρυθμιζόμενα sport καθίσματα 14 επιλογών, ηχοσύστημα της Meridian με 10 ή 12 ηχεία, μια πλακέτα στη βάση της κονσόλας κλπ.

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Μηχανικά, δεν αλλάζει κάτι και κάτω από το μακρύ καπό υπάρχει ο κομπρεσοράτος 3-λιτρος V6 κινητήρας απόδοσης 380 ίππων και 460 Nm ροπής, ο οποίος συνδυάζεται με ένα 6-τάχυτο χειροκίνητο ή 8-τάχυτο αυτόματο κιβώτιο, με την κίνηση να στέλνεται στον πίσω άξονα, ενώ προαιρετικά μπορεί να παραγγελθεί με τετρακίνηση.

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The Jaguar F-TYPE British Design Edition

From the moment it was unveiled, the Jaguar F-TYPE gained global recognition as a great contemporary British design – including the prestigious World Car Design of the Year accolade – and now its appeal has been further enhanced by the creation of the exclusive British Design Edition.

“The F-TYPE is a sports car that excites the senses, with a visual drama that is both individual and very British. Creating the British Design Edition gave us the opportunity to subtly enhance the way the F-TYPE looks – inside and out.” Ian Callum, Director of Design, Jaguar

Based on the F-TYPE S Coupé and Convertible, and featuring a range of visual enhancements and additional equipment, the British Design Edition is offered in a specially-selected colour palette inspired by the Union Jack: Caldera Red, Glacier White and – new to the F-TYPE range – Ultra Blue. Ultimate Black is also available.

Further enhancements to the F-TYPE’s award-winning design come from the Sport Design pack and discreet British Design Edition badges front and rear, with unique branding on the centre console, headrests and the stainless steel tread plates.

Behind the 20-inch Cyclone wheels with unique Satin Grey finish is an uprated braking system featuring red calipers (black is available as an option).

Complementing the range of exterior colours is a crafted premium Jet leather interior finished with contrast stitching in a choice of three colours. The driver-focused theme of the ‘one-plus-one’ cabin is heightened by carbon fibre trim around the centre console.

Jaguar’s InControl Touch and InControl Touch Plus infotainment systems are offered with upgraded audio equipment developed together with leading British experts Meridian. InControl Touch and InControl Touch Plus support a range of apps which make it easier than ever for the driver to stay connected.

The Jaguar F-TYPE British Design Edition will be available in Coupé and Convertible body styles. Power comes exclusively from the 380PS/ 460Nm supercharged 3.0-litre V6 petrol engine, matched to the eight-speed Quickshift transmission all-wheel drive.

EXTERIOR DESIGN

Winner of more than 140 awards since its launch in 2012, the all-aluminium Jaguar F-TYPE is not only the embodiment of Jaguar DNA – it is the definitive British sports car.

Befitting its status, the F-TYPE British Design Edition model is offered in Caldera Red, Glacier White and – new to the F-TYPE range – Ultra Blue. Customers also have the choice of Ultimate Black.

Enhancing the F-TYPE’s dramatic lines is the Sport Design Pack. Optional on the S model, this is standard equipment on the British Design Edition and comprises a gloss black front splitter, body-coloured side sill extensions and rear venturi – a fixed rear spoiler is also available for the Coupé.

The 20-inch Cyclone wheels with Satin Dark Grey finish are unique to the British Design Edition and are fitted with 255/35/R20 and 295/30/R20 tyres front and rear respectively. British Design Edition centre caps are available as an accessory fit.

And as well as larger wheels and tyres than the F-TYPE S, the British Design Edition also features uprated stopping power courtesy of the Jaguar Super Performance Brake system. The calipers are finished in red, with black available as an option.

Completing the exterior enhancements are new badges for the front grille and the tailgate. In place of the red and green of the S roundel, the British Design Edition features Union Jack detailing in subtle monochrome.

INTERIOR DESIGN

The F-TYPE’s interior is a special place to be. The combination of a driver-orientated ‘one-plus-one’ cockpit, superbly comfortable and supportive seats, and luxury materials and finishes make Jaguar’s sports car different.

The British Design Edition builds on this theme, offering premium Jet leather throughout together with contrast stitching in a choice of three distinctive colours: Red, Ivory and Reims Blue. The 14-way sports seats feature headrests embossed with British Design Edition branding.

Replacing the aluminium of the F-TYPE S, carbon fibre trim is used on the centre console – this is also complete with British Design Edition branding. The texture and satin finish of this material complements the premium Jet leather interior perfectly.

Thanks to repackaging of key components at the rear of the vehicle, all 2017 model year F-TYPE convertibles offer an additional eight litres of luggage space.

Technology that brings driver and F-TYPE even closer

The standard specification of the British Design Edition also includes upgraded audio compared to the F-TYPE S, equipping vehicles with the InControl Touch infotainment system benefit from a 380W Meridian system with 10 speakers. There is also the option of the InControl Touch Plus system delivers 770W of Meridian surround sound through 12 speakers.

Both InControl Touch and InControl Touch Plus support the familiar InControl Apps and InControl Remote features, but the InControl Remote App is now available for the Apple Watch. Interacting with the vehicle – from anywhere in the world – has never been easier.

Functionality is similar to the current InControl Remote smartphone app, so drivers will be able to use their Apple Watch to lock and unlock the vehicle, check how much fuel is in the tank and find it on a map. It’s even possible to set the climate control and start the engine to bring the cabin to the desired temperature before the journey begins.

TECHNICAL DATA: F-TYPE BRITISH DESIGN EDITION

AWD Coupé AWD Convertible ENGINE & TRANSMISSION Engine capacity (cc) 2,995 Cylinders 6 in-vee Valves per cylinder 4; DOHC, variable inlet and exhaust cam timing Bore/ stroke (mm) 84.5/ 89.0 Compression ratio 10.5:1 Fuel injection 150bar direct injection Boosting system Twin-Vortex supercharger Power PS (kW) 380 (280) @ 6,500rpm Torque Nm (lb ft) 460 (339) @ 3,500-5,000rpm Transmission 8-speed Quickshift Gear ratios (:1) 1st 4.714 2nd 3.143 3rd 2.106 4th 1.667 5th 1.285 6th 1.000 7th 0.839 8th 0.667 Reverse 3.317 Final Drive 3.31 CHASSIS Front suspension Double wishbone Rear suspension Double wishbone Front brakes Twin-piston sliding caliper; 380mm ventilated discs Rear brakes Single-piston sliding caliper; 376mm ventilated discs DIMENSIONS Length (mm) 4,470 4,470 Width inc./ excl. mirrors (mm) 2,042/ 1,923 2,042/ 1,923 Height (mm) 1,311 1,308 Wheelbase (mm) 2,622 2,622 Track front/ rear (mm) 1,585/ 1,627 1,585/ 1,627 Weight (kg) From 1,674 From 1,694 Boot volume (litres) 310/ 408 with/ without parcel tray 206.7 Fuel tank; usable (litres) 70 70 PERFORMANCE & FUEL ECONOMY 0-60mph (sec) 4.9 4.9 0-100km/h (sec) 5.1 5.1 Top speed mph (km/h) 171 (275) 171 (275) Fuel consumption mpg (litres/100km) EU combined 31.7 (8.9) 31.7 (8.9) CO2 emissions (g/km) EU combined 211 211