According to an inside source at Jaguar speaking to Auto Express, the automaker has “done an R-S version with over 700 bhp that will do over 200 mph – it’s going to be insane.”
It’s likely that the Jaguar F-Type Coupe R-S will borrow some of its engine technology from the now-cancelled C-X75 hybrid which packed 900 hp from a twin-charged 1.6-liter gasoline engine complemented by multiple electric motors. For a production R-S model, expect a smaller turbocharged engine with a hybrid powertrain to give it a boost in performance.
The Jaguar F-Type Coupe is expected to land next year, but the high-performance R-S variant won’t go into production until at least 2016.
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[Source: Auto Express]
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