Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover today launched the Jaguar F-Type in India at a starting price of Rs 1.37 crore.
The two-seater convertible was rolled out in two variants - the F-Type S, which costs Rs 1.37 crore, and the F-Type V8S, which costs Rs 1.61 crore (both prices ex-showroom, Mumbai).
The S model is powered by Jaguar's new 3-litre V6 supercharged petrol engine that provides 380 PS output, while the higher-end variant is powered by a 5-litre V8 supercharged petrol that churns out 495 PS of power.
The V8S will reach 100 km/h in 4.3 seconds and has a top speed of 300 km/h. The F-Type S will reach the same speed in 4.9 seconds and has a top speed of 275 km/h.
Speaking at the launch, Rohit Suri, vice-president, Jaguar Land Rover India, said: "The Jaguar F-Type is our all-new, two-seater sports car and we believe it will be a game changer for the Indian sports car market. With its stunning design and driver focused engineering, this car will further enhance the appeal of our brand and I am confident that it will arouse senses and stir emotions like no other car in India".
Jaguar India has registered sales growth of 68% in the first quarter of this fiscal year.