The name 2018 Jaguar XE SV Project 8 should be a successor of popular and proven model F-Type Project 7 and surely the great sedan revealed in 2014, which caused so much interest and had great success on market. It was a question of time when this new model will be shown with all upgrades and improvements. First tests and photos show that they waited for a reason; this new model has everything which is needed for Jaguar in new series, meaning many improvements in term of design, faster and stronger engine supported by the wider air intake and quality ceramic brakes.
If you know how sedan version of this car looked like, you will have at least a clue how new 2018 Jaguar XE SV Project 8 looks like. There are many improvements, but mostly as additions to fastness and strength. The front end has recognizable rhomboidal mesh grille, with wide air intake below it and two intakes on the side. The reason is already mentioned fastness and improved engine performances. Like on the front end, other parts of the car are also for speed. That includes curved lines on doors, curved roof lowered on the end and wide spoiler on the truck door as well as a simple flat truck door with small decorations and thin rear lights. The bottom of the rear bumper has metallic protection with two wide exhausts. Most of the car is made of carbon fiber, which decreases the weight. Speaking of light weight, the manufacturer promises lighter car than the previous model, with a final weight of 3847 pounds.
When it comes to speed, we have to describe this amazing engine mounted in 2018 Jaguar XE SV Project 8. It is 5.0-liter V8, specially designed for Jaguar’s cars by Ian Callum. It has 592 horsepower and amazing capability of increasing the speed of 60 mph for 3.3 seconds; at least test driving showed it. For drivers in love with speed, top speed of this car is 200 mph. paired with eights speed ZF automatic transmission it is an impressive machine.
2018 Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Price and Release Date
As we heard, 2018 Jaguar XE SV Project 8 will be offered to British market only, so this limited edition will have a wheel on the left side. It also gets new silicon nitride ceramic brakes used on Formula 1 by now and all-wheel driving system. After the first series, we could expect another one for other markets than British, so US buyers will be able to change some specifications and choose options they like. The price should be around $35,000 although it is not confirmed yet.
August 11, 2017