Can’t decide whether to opt for a V-6 engine in your new 2014 Jaguar F-Type, or go all the way and order a V-8? Jaguar is here to help, with the automaker’s latest video comparing the sound of a V-6 F-Type with that of a V-8 model.
As we discovered at the car’s recent 2012 Paris Auto Show debut, Jaguar will offer the F-Type initially with three engine options.
Base F-Types will come powered by a supercharged 3.0-liter V-6, rated at 340 horsepower and 332 pound-feet of torque. Mid-spec F-Type S models make 380 horsepower and 339 pound-feet of torque from the same supercharged 3.0-liter V-6, and range topping F-Type V8 S models make 495 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque from a supercharged 5.0-liter V-8.
No matter which model you choose, all 2014 F-Types will be able to reach 60 mph from rest in around 5 seconds or less, so they’re all quite capable when it comes to acceleration. Of course, cars with the V-6 are likely to feel more nimble and use less fuel, while those with the V-8 come with more grunt.
There’s one other key difference between the two engine types. V-6 F-Types get a mechanical limited slip differential while the V-8 gets an electronic unit.
After watching the clip, we know which engine we’d select. Let us know which you'd prefer in the comments below.
Your request for price quotes on the 2014 Jaguar F-Type has been sent.
There are no dealers in our network that are located near ZIP code.
With competitive price quotes from multiple dealers, you will be prepared when you meet your local car dealer.
Please tell us how to contact you so that dealers can compete for your business!
Select from the list below to get competitive price quotes from Jaguar dealers near ,
We care about your privacy. By submitting your request, your data will be