DList Magazine Summer "Nightlife" Issue 2015 - Page 54

DRIVE JAGUAR F-TYPE CONVERTIBLE THE CAT IS BACK Even though Seattle may have more rainy and cloudy days than sunny, on the days when the sun shines there is no better way to soak up the rays than with the all new 2016 Jaguar F-TYPE convertible. This sexy kitten will make you purr while delivering an attack of power the moment your foot hits the pedal. The luxury sports car starts off a little over $68,000 but the experience of taking this baby on the road will be priceless. INTERIOR ENDANGERED SPECIES The 8-speed QuickShift ZF® transmission comes standard, but a rare option in today’s automobiles, the F-TYPE finally offers a 6-speed precision-engineered short-throw gear lever manual stick. It puts you in complete control of a supercharged V-6, rear-drive, dual-mass flywheel Active Sport Exhaust to minimize noise, vibration, and harshness and pedals placed perfectly for easy downshifting. 54 HIDE & SEEK CONTROL FREAK CAT NAP TAKE IT OFF Just like how a Jaguar cat can cut through water at surprising speed, this Jaguar cuts through air with minimum drag. The door handles retract when not required and the rear spoiler automatically rises at speeds above 60 mph to reduce lift and retracts once the speed falls below 40 mph to enhance uninterrupted airflow along the flanks. Slip the car into Dynamic Mode for it to take over the car's software to sharpen throttle response, increase steering weighting, perform gear shifts more quickly at higher engine speeds and to stiffen the suspension. Seeing is believing and the sportier performance changes instrument cluster and lighting for the door handles and central grab handle to red. Intelligent Stop/Start system automatically turns off the engine when the car is at rest but leaves the vehicle accessories on even at a stoplight improving fuel economy. The system automatically restarts the engine the moment your foot leaves the break and the car is ready to move by the time you get to the a