Australian pricing for the all-new Jaguar F-Pace SVR has been announced, starting at $140,020 plus on road costs.
Engineered by Special Vehicle Operations (SVO), with a 44 percent uplift in power, the F-Pace SVR’s 5.0-litre V8 supercharged petrol engine produces 404kW and 680Nm, enabling it to reach 0-100km/h in 4.3 seconds with a top speed of 283km/h.
Aerodynamic enhancements include larger air intakes at the front and side fender vents that lower pressure in the wheel arches, reduce lift and provide additional cooling while also optimising high-speed stability. In addition, unique wheel arch extensions and lower body mouldings provide a low-slung muscularity that sets the SVR apart.
An exclusive SVR bonnet features vents to help extract hot air from the engine bay and provide visual evidence of the SVR’s dynamic intent.
At the rear, a unique spoiler is joined by a new bumper housing the quad tailpipes of the Active Exhaust system. The bumper incorporates side strakes that aid aerodynamic performance by smoothing airflow away from the rear of the SUV.
The uprated chassis has progressive front and rear springs that are 30 and 10 per cent stiffer respectively and incorporate an anti-roll bar specification that is said to reduce body roll by 5 percent. New, lightweight forged 21- and optional 22-inch alloy wheels are wider at the rear by 25mm compared to the front. The 22-inch wheels are 2.4kg lighter on the front and 1.7kg lighter on the rear and are designed to deliver greater airflow to the uprated larger 395mm front and 396mm rear brake discs.
The F-Pace SVR also features Jaguar’s Variable Valve Active Exhaust System that not only provides a sportier soundtrack but is also 6.6kg lighter than the standard F-Pace system.
The first F-Pace to utilise Jaguar’s rear Electronic Active Differential (EAD), the F-Pace SVR features a torque on-demand All-Wheel Drive system with Intelligent Driveline Dynamics (IDD) control technology for sharper handling. This is paired with Adaptive Dynamics suspension, Electronic Power Assisted Steering (EPAS) and Dynamic Driving Mode tuned specifically for the SVR. Engaging Dynamic mode initiates faster, more responsive gearshifts, sharper throttle responses and increased steering response for a more engaging driving experience.
Inside, the F-Pace SVR features slimline performance front seats that provide enhanced lateral support and have signature lozenge quilting and embossed SVR logo. In addition, unique rear seats echo the heavily sculpted designs up front and the SUV’s sports car character is underlined by the Sport Shift Selector. In the cockpit, the SVR branded steering wheel features tactile aluminium paddle shifters.
Four interior colour themes help to highlight the SVR’s high performance personality; Red with Jet, Light Oyster with Jet, Siena Tan with Jet and Jet with Light Oyster stitching.