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2014 Jaguar F-TYPE V8 S

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A three-quarter front view of the 2014 Jaguar F-TYPE V8 S
In short: A luxurious, V8-powered two-seat convertible.

2014 Jaguar F-TYPE V8 S Review

The Jaguar F-TYPE V8 S swaps out the luxury roadster’s standard V6 for a beefy, 5.0-liter supercharged V8 that boosts output to 495 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. Our British Racing Green tester also came fitted with intelligent front lighting, a blind spot monitor, and SIRIUS satellite radio with a 380-watt Meridian sound system perfect for afternoon joyrides.

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Warranty/Service: 4-year/50,000-mile new vehicle limited warranty; 4-year/50,000-mile 24/7 roadside assistance

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Hard top version of the F-TYPE

Make: Jaguar, Vehicle Type: Convertible

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Base Price: $92,000 / As Tested: $104,270

Technical Specifications

Vehicle type: front-engine, rear-wheel drive, 2-passenger, 2-door convertible

Engine: 5.0-liter supercharged V8
Horsepower: 495 hp @ 6,500 rpm
Torque: 460 lb-ft @ 2,500-5,500 rpm
Transmission: 8-speed QuickShift automatic

Curb weight: 3,671 lbs
Wheelbase: 103.2 in
Length/Width/Height: 176 / 80.4 / 51.5 in
Turning circle: 35.8 ft

4-wheel disc brakes with ABS
Suspension: Adaptive Dynamics suspension

Traction: electronic stability control with traction control; dynamic and winter modes

0-60 mph: 4.2 seconds
60-0 mph: n/a
Top Speed: 186 mph

EPA City: 16 mpg
EPA Highway: 23 mpg
Combined MPG: 18 mpg

Seating Capacity: 2
Safety: front and side airbags

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