The Jaguar F-Type Project 7 has arrived in South Africa, a roadster classic that pays homage to one of the most iconic racing Jaguars: the three-time Le Mans-winning Jaguar D-Type.
The car won the prestigious French endurance race in 1965, 1966 and 1967, while the number seven is a salute to Jaguar’s seven outright wins at the 24-hour race.
Handbuilt by Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Operations team, this limited-edition model will see a production run of 250 units, with only five allocated for South Africa.
The car is powered by Jaguar’s 5.0-litre supercharged V8 engine, producing 423kW and 680Nm.
The all-aluminium-bodied car is capable of accelerating to 100km/h in 3.9 seconds, reaching a top speed of 300km/h.
Power is sent to the rear wheels through Jaguar’s eight-speed Quickshift transmission and second generation Electronic Active Differential (EAD).
Carbon Ceramic Matrix (CCM) brakes, available as an option on the F-TYPE R Coupé, are fitted as standard on F-TYPE Project 7.
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