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Jaguar F-Type SVR leak reveals a 200mph British beast

It seems the cat is out of the bag when it comes to the Jaguar F-Type SVR. A leaked sales brochure has revealed just about everything there is to know, including its top speed and power output.

The Jaguar F-Type SVR has been developed by Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations department, which is the equivalent of BMW’s M department, or what AMG is to Mercedes.

Coupe and Convertible models will be available and both will benefit from aerodynamic revisions, including what appears to be revised rear diffuser, revised front splitter and a rear spoiler that spans virtually the whole width of the car.

Powering the F-Type SVR, which will be the first Jaguar to wear the SVR badge, is the 5.0-litre 567bhp V8 found in the limited-edition Project 7, making it 25bhp more powerful than the F-Type R V8. Torque is 700Nm, while gear changing duty falls to an eight-speed automatic.

This helps it sprint from 0-62mph in 3.7 seconds and onto a top speed of 200mph (194mph for the Convertible) – 0.4 seconds and 14mph faster than F-Type R, respectively. Given the F-Type R was limited to 186mph, it is unclear exactly how much faster the SVR is.

SVR has given its F-Type wider wheels and wider tyres for added grip, with carbon ceramic brakes providing more braking power and a 21kg reduction in weight. It also gets a titanium exhaust, which saves another 12kg and is said to add a unique exhaust note, and stiffer suspension.

Stepping inside the F-Type SVR reveals a few interior tweaks, including sports seats with a quilted leather finish, an uprated steering wheel with aluminium flappy paddles and SVR logos to remind you this is the king of the F-Types.

A Geneva Motor Show reveal is likely, as is a price tag upwards of £100,000. Did you really think that SVO expertise and improved performance would come cheap?

The first SVR was the Range Rover Sport SVR. Check out our video review here.

Jaguar F-Type SVR pictures


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