Jaguar Land Rover recently announced its brand new Special Vehicle Operations division and we already seen the F-Type Project 7 as well as the Range Rover Sport SVR. Today, the new division unveiled a high-performance support vehicle based on a bespoke F-Type Coupe.
The new vehicle will be used by Team Sky during Stage 20 of the 2014 Tour de France that will see riders traverse from Bergerac to Perigueux. The bad news is that Jaguar is not planning to place into series production any version of this unique F-Type Coupe, so if you like bikes you should choose the XFR-S Sportbrake.
The new F-Type Coupe features a new racking solution that can carry two of the team’s Pinarello Bolide TT bikes and comes with an exterior finished in Team Sky’s livery.
Same colours are found inside. The vehicle features a separate electric supplu in the boot that can provide power to the radios, amplifiers, microphones, horns and televisions in order to support communications between Team Sky’s sports director and the rider.
As you can see from the photos, the vehicle is based on the F-Type R Coupe model, which means it is powered by the 5.0-liter supercharged petrol V8 engine that generates 550 hp and 680 Nm of torque.
As a result, the coupe accelerates from 0 to 60 mph (96 km/h) in 4.0 seconds, while top speed is 186 mph or 300 km/h. In the United States, the Jaguar F-Type R Coupe starts at $99,000.