JAGUAR F-TYPE COUPE SPORTS CAR LAUNCHED IN MALAYSIA |

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Published on November 7th, 2014 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez

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JAGUAR F-TYPE COUPE SPORTS CAR LAUNCHED IN MALAYSIA

Jaguar F-TYPE Coupe sports car

Jaguar Land Rover (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, the exclusive importer of Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles in Malaysia, today launched the new all-aluminium Jaguar F-TYPE Coupé, the most dynamically capable, performance-focused sports car that Jaguar has ever produced.

At the official launch of the sports car at its new dual-brand city showroom at Menara Worldwide, Jalan Bukit Bintang, Jaguar Land Rover Malaysia announced that the stunningly beautiful addition to the Jaguar stable will be available in two variants — F-TYPE R and F-TYPE S.

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The range-topping F-TYPE R Coupé is powered by Jaguar’s 5.0-litre supercharged V8 engine in 550PS/680Nm tune, delivering acceleration of 100 km/h in 4.2-seconds, and a top speed of 300 km/h (electronically limited).  It is priced at RM1,158,888 in Peninsular Malaysia (on the road, excluding insurance).

Meanwhile, the F-TYPE S Coupé, powered by Jaguar’s 3.0-litre V6 supercharged petrol engine with a maximum power output of 380PS and torque of 460Nm, takes only 4.9 seconds to complete the 0 – 100 km/h sprint and can reach a top speed of 275 km/h.  It retails at RM899,888 in Peninsular Malaysia (on the road, excluding insurance).

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Both the F-TYPE R and F-TYPE S feature Jaguar’s eight-speed close-ratio Quickshift transmission which is optimised for sporting performance, with full manual sequential control from the central SportShift selector or steering wheel-mounted paddles.

Based on the stunning Jaguar C-X16 concept sports coupé that debuted at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, the new Jaguar F-TYPE Coupé’s body side is made from a single piece aluminium pressing, resulting in a lightweight yet extremely strong bodyshell. It is probably the most extreme cold-formed aluminium body side in the automotive industry, eliminating the requirement for multiple panels and cosmetic joints.

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For more information on the latest Jaguar models available in Malaysia, please go to www.jaguarmalaysia.com.


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