As uniquely British as afternoon tea and biscuits, Jaguar has doubled down on love of country with its new F-Type British Design Edition. Built on the six-cylinder F-Type S, this patriotic new edition includes a series of upgrades that give this special edition a unique flair. For complete specs of the F-Type available in the USA go ahead and visit the 2016 Jaguar F-Type
Let Your Flag Fly
Buyers will have their choice of red, white or blue for the exterior color and interior contrast stitching, which presents a nice contrast to the black leather interior. The sleek interior also includes carbon fiber trim around the center console. Black is available as an exterior option for those who keep their patriotism closer to the chest.
The exterior color is nicely complemented by 20-inch wheels with a dark gray stain finish and upgraded brakes with snazzy red calipers in the rear. Upgraded aero is standard with the British Design Edition, as is the familiar 12-speaker Meridian sound system. The British Design Edition also rocks a specially designed insignia featuring the Union Jack inside and out.
Very Limited Quantity Available In North America
Choose between coupe and convertible, and between rear or all-wheel drive. Both include the 3.0-liter supercharged V6 offering 380 horsepower and 339 feet pound of torque, and an eight-speed Quickshift automatic transmission.
Limited in the US market to just 300 units, prices start at $92,100 with a $995 destination charge. While this price is $14,800 above the standard $77,300 of the F Type S Coupe, options standard on the British Design Edition bring the value up to $86,250, meaning that for an additional $5,850, US buyers can own a unique limited edition with strong resale value.
A Definitive Example of British Design
The Jaguar F-Type is unquestionably recognized as the definitive example of extraordinary modern British design. Awarded the prestigious title of World Car Design of the Year, its appeal is only further enhanced with the addition of the British Design Edition for the model year 2017.
Exciting the Senses
Jaguar’s Director of Design Ian Callum indicated that the British Design Edition was an opportunity to subtly enhance the appearance of the F-Type inside and out, creating a design that excites the senses, adds visual drama and captures the spirit of Britain.
Jaguar F-Type British Design Edition at a Glance
- Exclusive design based on award-winning F-Type with a number of additional features as standard.
- British Edition branding on headrests, treadplates, and satin finish carbon fiber center console trim.
- Unique insignia on front and rear.
- Quality black leather interior features contrast stitching in Red, Ivory or Reims Blue.
- Choose from Caldera Red, Glacier White, Ultra Blue, and Ultimate Black.
- Satin dark gray finish on 20 inch Cyclone wheels, red calipers in rear.
- Quickshift eight-speed automatic transmission.
- 12-speaker 770W Meridian Surround Sound System and eight-inch touch screen navigation and infotainment system.
- Available Spring 2016, priced from $92,100; Limited edition of 300 units in North America.
Classy Exterior Design
The all-aluminum Jaguar F-Type has received a lot of love, winning over 140 awards internationally since its 2012 launch.
The British Design Edition Jaguar F-Type offers dramatic lines, body-colored side sill extensions, a gloss black front splitter and rear venturi. Center caps can be fitted on the British Design Edition as an accessory fit. There’s improved braking with larger rotors and improved sliding calipers. New insignia badges subtly feature the Union Jack.
A Very British Interior
The one-plus-one cockpit rocks some serious performance seats featuring British Edition Design branding on headrests. There’s luxury material throughout, and special touches that are uniquely Jaguar. The British Design Edition enhances the interior sleekness of the F-Type S with premium leather with a choice red, ivory, or Reims blue contrast stitching. Carbon fiber replaces aluminum on the center console, which is complemented nicely by the British Design Edition insignia.
The 770W 12-speaker Meridian surround sound system is included with the British Design Edition, as is an eight-inch touch screen infotainment and navigation interface with InControl Apps. InControl Remote & Protect is standard and now works with the Apple Watch, allowing owners to interact with their vehicle from remote locations. Use InControl to manipulate the locks, check the fuel level, set climate control, start the engine or track the car on a map.
Elite Care Coverage – Best in Class
2017 Jag owners receive EliteCar, best-in-luxury class coverage that includes five year or 60,000-mile new vehicle limited warranty, complementary scheduled maintenance, roadside assistance and InControl Remote & Protect.
Based on Jaguar Newsroom
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