Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) Australia has set pricing for its new F-Pace SVR at $140,020 plus on-road costs, with the mid-size performance SUV available to order now ahead of its Australian launch towards the end of the year.
Tuned by JaguarLand Rover's go-fast division Special Vehicle Operations (SVO), the hard-charging F-Pace SVR commands a $36,600 premium over the current F-Pace S flagship.
The mid-size performance SUV is available to order now ahead of its Australian launch.
While the price leap for the new range-topper may sound steep, the SVR is equipped with a plethora of performance upgrades including a larger and more powerful engine, an upgraded driveline, sharper suspension, tweaked styling and a handful of peripheral goodies.
Under the bonnet sits a 5.0-litre supercharged V8 tuned to the sound of 404kW and 680Nm, pulling the mid-size SUV from 0-100km/h in 4.3 seconds.
In terms of rivals, the performance Brit will find itself in a Mexican stand-off with the yet-to-be-revealed BMW X3 M, and the Mercedes-AMGGLC 63 Swagon. The later will check in at $164,900 before on-road costs when it's released later this year.
For comparison, the AMG makes 375kW of power and 700Nm of torque from its 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 petrol engine, which translates to a claimed 0-100km/h figure of 3.8 seconds; 0.5 seconds quicker than the Jag.