Jaguar gives the F-type a 4wd bite to match the bark
Porsche identified the sales potential of a 4-wheel-drive sports car several generations of the 911 ago – but now the new-kid-on-the-block F-type is surely set to snatch a portion of those customers, with all-corner power deployment to be offered from 2015. Available in coupé and convertible body styles and in standard, S or R form (the latter of which shaves 0.2 seconds from the equivalent 2wd's 0-60mph time), the F-type is also set to receive a manual gearbox option, thus decreasing the price while widening its appeal.
Chasing tales in the desert
Ahead of its public debut at the LA Motor Show, the 4wd F-type was put through its paces testing communications equipment with the Bloodhound SSC world land speed record team in South Africa.