There have been consistent reports about the Jaguar F-Type one day getting a turbocharged four-cylinder engine and now it’s here. Jaguar has unveiled a new turbocharged four-cylinder engine for the 2018 Jaguar F-Type.

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The 2.0L four-cylinder Ingenium engine is already offered in the Jaguar lineup, but in the F-Type it generates 296 horsepower and 295 lb-ft. of torque. The four-cylinder comes standard with an 8-speed automatic. The F-Type four-cylinder will reach 60 mph in 5.4 seconds and has a limited top speed of 155 mph. According to Jaguar, the new four-cylinder is 16 percent more fuel efficient than the 3.0L V6.

The F-Type four-cylinder also drops about 115 pounds, thanks to the smaller engine.

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“Most of the weight reduction is over the front axle, making the car beautifully balanced and really agile to drive – as you’d expect, the car is really at home on beautiful twisty roads,” stated Erol Mustafa, Chief Product Engineer of Jaguar Sports Cars. “Couple that with a four-cylinder exhaust note and this particular F-TYPE has a character all of its own. I like to think of it as the feisty younger brother of the V6 and V8 models.”

The introduction of the new four-cylinder F-Type means that the entry price to get into an F-Type will now be even lower and easier to swallow with a starting price at $60,895, including the destination fees. The F-Type 2.0T will be available in either coupe or convertible body styles.

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