2020 Jaguar F-Pace SVR Preview; High Performance SUVs
Developed by the Special Vehicles department, 2020 Jaguar F-Pace SVR is the first high-performance version of the F-Pace is powered by a thundering V8 5 liter 550 horsepower.
As it accelerates the electrification of its models, the Jaguar Land Rover Group believes that there is still a future for its large petrol engines, including the supercharged 5-liter V8. A few days after the discovery of a breathtaking Range Rover Sport SVR powered by a 575-horsepower variant of its 5-liter V8, Jaguar lifts the veil into a fascinating F-Pace SVR Version.
Once again, it is the 5-liter V8 compressor, here in a version of 550 HP, which slipped under the hood of the great SUV of the English brand. Developed by the engineers of the department SVO (Special Vehicle Operations), this new vehicle is recognized at first glance.
Camped on huge wheels of 21 or even 22 inches whose rims allow to guess a muscular braking by discs of large diameter, this flag carrier of the range F-pace gains in aggression with its large air intakes in the front shield, its side skirts, Its extended wheel arches and two double exhaust nozzles embedded in the rear diffuser. The active aperture system of the valves has been particularly neat at the sound level.
2020 Jaguar F-Pace SVR Engine Performance
With its 550 horsepower, this vehicle dominating the vagaries of traffic will inevitably make the powder speak. Compared to the 3-liter V6 version of 380 HP that was responsible the range so far, performance changes in a category and become close to an F-Type with a 0 to 100 km/h achieved in 4.3 seconds and vigorous repeats validated by a torque of 680 Nm.
If the V8 is associated with an 8-speed automatic transmission, the shift lever coupled to paddles at the steering wheel replaces the rotary knob of the standard models. The calibration of the box has been revised to take full advantage of the 550 bhp of the V8 while the chassis and steering have adapted to the increase in performance.
The setting of the suspension springs has been increased by 30% at the front and 10% at the rear and the new roll bar improves the holding of the crate by 5%. For the first time, the F-Pace receives the electronic rear differential (EAD). The cockpit has also been revised and now folds to the SVR signature through semi-bucket seats at the front and rear.
2020 Jaguar F-Pace SVR Release Date & Price
With this vehicle announced around 102,950 euros, Jaguar is now able to compete with the Porsche Macan and the AMG models of Mercedes, Motorsport from BMW.