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    New F-Type facelift revealed!

    Looks a lot more aggressive than the previous iteration.

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    2007 XK x150 4.2L Coupe
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    The Jags of old looked rather villainous that looks down right vicious!

    Love it..
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    Video talking through the new design language and features of the facelift.



    I for one love what they’ve done with it, looks great. Very tempting with the mid range RWD V8 model.
    Current Car:
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    2007 XK x150 4.2L Coupe
    2017 XE R-Sport 25t 250Ps 18MY

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    Very tempted Ian, be interested to see the real world reviews.
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    I love it too. Strange that they have dropped the SVR version and the R now has the engine, suspension and exhaust form the old SVR... I wonder if a new SVR will come out in the future- maybe with the 600hp version of the engine from the Project 8?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cas View Post
    I love it too. Strange that they have dropped the SVR version and the R now has the engine, suspension and exhaust form the old SVR... I wonder if a new SVR will come out in the future- maybe with the 600hp version of the engine from the Project 8?
    Seeing as the 5.0L v8 is entering Its last year of production I can see them creating one last hurrah with huge power to send it off, likely surpassing anything as powerful from Jaguar before it.
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    Let's make things quite clear. I'm unlikely to ever be in a comfortable enough financial position to own an F Type and if I'm honest, I was never that keen on the styling of original one, much preferring the late XK (of which I had the pleasure of driving when presented with one, an XKR to be precise, as a courtesy car when my (also late) X Type went in for a service).

    However, I love that!!!

    I think hints of XK there around the haunches and the more 'corporate' nose.

    I want one!
    2017 XE Portfolio 180PS AWD in Santorini Black with climate pack (I don't scrape!) panoramic roof, privacy glass and 19" style 1015 wheels (that I'd happily swap for a nice set of 18" 5 spokes. Anyone?)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian D View Post
    Video talking through the new design language and features of the facelift.



    I for one love what they’ve done with it, looks great. Very tempting with the mid range RWD V8 model.
    google street view
    Front kinda looks like a Maserati granturismo in a way still beautiful tho

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