The Jaguar F-Type Checkered Flag is the way that Coventry's signature celebrates the 70th anniversary of the birth of its first sports car, the XK120

The Jaguar F-Type Checkered Flag, is a gift for 70 years of sports

Jaguar F-Type Checkered Flag

Although the story of Jaguar strong> is more dilated in time, there was a moment that there was a turning point. 1948 would be the year your first sports car would arrive, the legendary XK120 . From that moment until our days have passed 70 years and to celebrate, they have decided to give themselves a present. The Jaguar F-Type Checkered Flag is the model they have created to celebrate such an important name day.

With the Jaguar F-Type Checkered Flag the signature of Coventry will follow the same strategy as with other models. Its commercialization will be limited in time and in units, in order to give it the value it really deserves. It will be available with the two bodies and can already be ordered in the commercial network of the manufacturer. The departure rate is 82,200 euros for the coupe body and 89,050 euros for the cabriolet. Keep reading to know your changes.

Jaguar F-Type Checkered Flag

What sets the Jaguar F-Type Checkered Flag apart from its brothers?

To create the Jaguar F-Type Checkered Flag the guys from Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) have started from the R-Dynamic version. The coupé body, like the cabrio version of the F-Type, receives subtle brushstrokes that improve its aesthetics. Among the elements are a side skirts , 20-inch alloy wheels finished in black and red brake calipers. The double exhaust outlet has been positioned in the center of the bumper. Finally, a small checkered flag located on the grill and rear distinguishes this birthday version.

Inside the changes are very subtle. The coupe body roof is upholstered in Alcántara black. The sport seats are finished in high quality leather (Windsor Leather) and have integrated headrests. Above them, the steering wheel and dashboard is the same checkered flag identifying this version. The changes are completed by the central steering wheel in red leather and several aluminum inserts on the dashboard. In addition, the screen of the Infotainment system Touch Pro is compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

Finally, the mechanical offer of the Jaguar F-Type Checkered Flag is composed of two options. The access version corresponds to the turbo Ingenium 2.0-liter four-cylinder block with 300 HP of power. In the upper area is the V6 block with 3.0 liters that delivers its power in two steps: 340 and 380 HP. The only gearbox available is automatic cut by torque converter (ZF) with 8 ratios .

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