Published on April 13th, 2017 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez0
Jaguar F-Type gets entry 296bhp engine
Jaguar Land Rover is inserting an all-new engine under the hood of the revised 2018 Jaguar F-Type sports car. Yes, the revised F-Type sports car get a new entry-level 296bhp, 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder Ingenium engine.
This petrol-powered Ingenium will be available in the compact Jaguar XE sedan and various Land Rovers, such as the Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque. The 2.0-liter 2018 F-Type comes with just one transmission choice, a ZF 8-speed automatic. No manual gearbox or all-wheel-drive option will be available in the four-cylinder F-Type.
The F-Type is the latest sports car to offer a four-cylinder. Last year, Porsche introduced a four-cylinder version of the Boxster and Cayman, and Ford and Chevrolet had added turbo fours to the Mustang and Camaro.
At 148hp per liter, the F-Type’s 2.0-liter engine is one of the most power dense in the industry. It’s also marks the first time since before World War II that Jaguar has installed a four-cylinder engine in a sports car. All F-Types get a number of upgrades improvements for 2018, including freshened styling that features new headlights, restyled front fascia, new paint and wheels options. New, slimmer seats increase interior room, and a more chrome trim has been added inside.