Jaguar's new kid should fit nicely with this year's Goodwood theme of "young guns." Scroll down for a press release on the F-Type's appearance.
A development prototype example of Jaguar's new sports car, the F-TYPE, is set to make its public debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.
Utilising Jaguar's industry-leading knowledge of all-aluminium construction, the F-TYPE will launch as a two-seater convertible with the focus uncompromisingly on delivering driver reward.
The F-TYPE will be driven up the famous Goodwood Hill by Jaguar's Head of Vehicle Integrity, Mike Cross.
Powered by a supercharged V6 or V8 engine, the F-TYPE is currently undergoing development prior to going on sale mid-2013. Taking on the most challenging roads, extremes of temperature and the harshest environments, the F-TYPE is being thoroughly tested ahead of its launch.
Adrian Hallmark, Global Brand Director, Jaguar Cars commented; 'Goodwood Festival of Speed is focused around the dynamic hill runs where the public can see, hear and smell the cars – this is why we have chosen it as the place to showcase an F-TYPE prototype. The development programme is progressing with vigour and we look forward to showing the world the F-TYPE in production form later this year.'
The Goodwood Festival of Speed is this year themed around 'Young Guns – Born to Win', celebrating drivers, riders, designers and engineers.
Tickets and further information for the 2012 Festival of Speed and Goodwood Revival can be found on the Goodwood website (www.goodwood.com/motor sport/), or via the Ticket Hotline on +44 (0)1243 755055 or on-line via the Ticket section of the website http://www.goodwood.co.uk/annual-events.aspx