Jaguar F-Pace SVR Soon To Hit Indian Market (Image: Youtube screenshot) (Photo Credit: Youtube)
Soon after the global debut of Jaguar F-Pace SVR at the new 2018 New York Auto Show, select dealers in India have started accepting bookings for the new model. Yes, you read it right. The F-Pace SVR, which has been engineered by JLR's Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) division, will hit the Indian market soon. However, Jaguar Land Rover India is yet to officially announce the launch date for the F-Pace SVR.
According to a report of NDTV’s carandbike, the deliveries for Jaguar F-Pace SVR has been slated for 2020. Visually, Jaguar F-Pace gets cosmetic updates along with improvements to the chassis and aerodynamics.
Inside, the new model includes SVR body kit, Lozenge quilted leather upholstery with SVR embossing, SVR steering wheel, and aluminium paddle shifters. The SUV rides 21-inch forged alloy wheels that are 25 mm wider at the rear for better handling.
Under the hood, Jaguar F-Pace SVR comes equipped with the 5.0-litre Supercharged V8 engine that churns out 542 bhp between 6000-6500 rpm and a meaty 680 Nm of peak torque available between 2500-5500 rpm. The engine is paired to an 8-speed automatic transmission with a SportShift Selector.
Braking duties are handled with 395 mm front and rear discs for improved stopping power. The F-Pace SVR also comes with quad exhaust tips, Active Exhaust System, and a Variable Valve Active Exhaust System.
Currently, Jaguar F-Pace is available with only the petrol engine in India with prices starting at Rs 63 lakh (ex-showroom). It is expected that Jaguar F-Pace SVR will be priced over Rs 1 crore.