Jaguar’s First Real Sports Car In 38 Years Is A Beast
There’s plenty of doom and gloom at this year’s Paris Motor Show, as Europe faces a shrinking auto market. Among the many new conventional cars, meant to assuage customers by offering fuel economy and comfort, there are a few standouts.
Chief among them is the F-Type: Jaguar’s long anticipated successor to the iconic E-Type.
The British luxury auto maker formally unveiled the new ride on Wednesday night. Singer Lana Del Rey, tapped as the celebrity face of the F-Type for her sexy but classy image, was on hand to perform the number she wrote for the occasion.
The new F-Type is a big deal for Jaguar, which says it is the first true sports car it has produced since 1974, when the long-hooded E-Type was discontinued, the New York Times reported.
The standard F-Type starts at $69,000; the V8 S at $92,000.