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Jaguar F-TYPE The facts

Two-seater sports car, front-engine, rear-wheel drive, 8spd Quickshift automatic gearbox.

V6: from €108,000*. 2,995cc, 340bhp, supercharged petrol engine. 0-100kmh in 5.3 secs, top speed 260kmh, 209g/km, €1,200 road tax.

• 'S': from €125,000*. V6, 2,995cc, 380bhp, 0-100kmh in 4.9 secs, top speed 275kmh, 213g/km, €1,200 road tax.

• V8 'S': from €250,000*. 5-litre, 5,000cc, 495bhp, 0-100kmh in 4.3seconds, top speed 300kmh, 259g/km, €2,250 road tax.

• Configurable Dynamics allow driver to tailor suspension/steering settings etc, deployable spoiler and door handles, aluminium double wishbone front/rear suspension, SportShift selector has manual sequential control and steering-wheel mounted paddles; stop/start, Active Exhaust system (optional on entry spec, standard on S, V8 S: valves in exhaust open under load, from 3000rpm, to generate stronger note), touch-screen, leather upholstery, roof open/closes in 12 seconds, all sorts of technology for safety and performance.

* Expected.

Irish Independent