Video: Calvin Chan
Published: June 28, 2016
A montage of exhaust clips from the F-Type with a supercharged V6, rear-wheel drive, and manual transmission setup.
One thing that I did notice with the manual – and it’s a big one – is that the F-Type doesn’t pop or burble as much as the automatic-equipped models. Apparently there is less programming in the computers to burn excess fuel on overrun after lifting off the throttle, meaning less snap, crackle, and pop.
It’s quite a noticeable difference, transforming the F-Type into more of an XKR symphony rather than an F-Type shotgun war. Some of my colleagues prefer it without the aural firepower, but some long for it. Either way, we’ve all agreed that the F-Type’s exhaust, no matter the trim, is one of the best soundtracks we’ve ever experienced, and is superior to the synthetic sounds from the lethargic Porsche 911 and BMW M4.
型号 Model: 2017 Jaguar F-Type S Coupe
顏色 Paint Type: Italian Racing Red ($600)
廠方建議售價 Base Price: $89,500
試車售價 Price as Tested: $111,100
軸距 Wheelbase(mm): 2,622
長闊 Length/Width/Height (mm): 4,470 / 1,923 / 1,311
車重 Curb weight (kg): 1,594
引擎 Engine: 3.0-litre supercharged V6
最大馬力 Horsepower: 380 hp @ 6,500 rpm
最高扭力 Torque: 339 lb-ft @ 3,500 - 5,000 rpm
波箱 Transmission: 6-speed manual
擺佈 Engine & Drive Configuration: Front engine, RWD
油耗 Fuel Consumption ( City / Highway / Combined ) L/100km: 15.3 / 9.9 / 12.9
油耗 Observed Fuel Consumption (L/100km): 12.2
輪胎尺碼 Tires: Pirelli P Zero