Jaguar’s “Good to be Bad” campaign was a randy acknowledgement of something we already knewBrits make the best cinematic vilains. Now the cats from Coventry are plottng to take on rivals Audi and BMW through Special Operations, a new division charged with releasing high-performance limitededition vehicles.
First up, a street legal version of the F-Type Project 7, Based on the already proven F- Type coupe, the P7 (the nomenclature pays homage to Jaguar’s seven decisive wins at Le mans) is a 575 hp V8-powered beast with styling cues borrowed from the brand’s iconic D-Type.
The cars focal point is a raceinspired fairing behind the driver’s seat, a dear indication that the P7 is tricked for the track.
A collapsible fabric roof helps keep weigth down to a scant 3,495 pounds, allowing the aluminiumbodied two-seater to catapiit from zero to 60 mph in just 3.8 seconds, with an electromcaly limited top speed of 186 mph.
It’ll be a mission to acquire one, as only 250 wll be made available globally. Next up: Jaguars sister brand Land Rover will unleash the Range Rover Sport SVR (below), a racingtuned cross with a 550 hp V8 that sounds downright vllainous.