Jaguar prepares F-Type R Coupe support car for 2014 Tour de France

Jaguar through its Special Vehicle Operations division took the wraps off a unique F-Type R Coupe which was built to be a support vehicle for one of the stages of this year’s Tour de France. It was developed for Team Sky and will be seen in action on Saturday in a time trail event lasting 34 miles (54 km) between Bergerac to Périgueux in stage 20 of Tour de France. The one-off has received a custom racking solution for two of the team’s Pinarello Bolide TT bikes while the car’s body wears the team’s livery as well as other graphic designs inside the cabin.

Jaguar F-Type R Coupe support vehicle for Tour de France-1

Another major change can be found in the trunk where there’s a separate electric supply providing power to the radios, amplifiers, horns, televisions and microphones. Power comes from the familiar V8 5.0-liter supercharged gasoline engine delivering no less than 550 PS (404 kW) and a maximum torque of 680 Nm (501 lb-ft).
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Source: Jaguar

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