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There’s nothing like feeling the rumble of a powerful vehicle beneath you while you’re behind the wheel. The rush, the adrenaline, the excitement, it all culminates when you go full throttle. Many cars can give you thrills, but most don’t come cheap. The 2021 Jaguar F-Pace SVR has joined the ranks of speed-demon vehicles, and it has performed well. 

Jaguar has been a giant in the performance sector for years. Visions of the coveted hood ornament invoke the notion that you have arrived in style. The brand has been synonymous with taste-making for so long. Now, it’s thrilling to see the automaker take the 2021 Jaguar F-Pace SVR to the next level in terms of power. 

The F-Pace has always been a thrill to drive. Now, it’s being taken to the next level with its souped-up SVR model, and we couldn’t be more excited. Gearheads are already taking note, anticipating just how quick the SVR really is. 

Let’s take a closer look at the 2021 Jaguar F-Pace SVR and discover just how quick this luxury compact SUV has become.  

The 2021 Jaguar F-Pace SVR has a faster acceleration time

A blue 2021 Jaguar F-Pace SVR driving down a road near a tree
The 2021 Jaguar F-Pace SVR in action | Photo via Jaguar

Jaguar took a risk when it introduced the F-Pace as its first-ever SUV in 2015. However, it’s since become a staple in the luxury automaker’s lineup. And in true Jaguar fashion, the F-Pace has turned into one of the most performance-focused models in its segment.

The 2021 Jaguar F-Pace SVR will be one of the manufacturer’s most exciting entries to date. Jaguar announced the latest updates to the F-Pace SVR via a press release.

The performance SUV retains the same 550-hp 5.0-liter supercharged V8 as last year’s model. However, it now produces better off-the-line acceleration, due in part to a 14 lb-ft increase in torque. Additionally, the 2021 Jaguar F-Pace SVR now has a top speed of 178 MPH – two extra MPH than its predecessor.

Most impressively, these improvements have shaved a fraction of a second off the F-Pace SVR’s 0-60 MPH acceleration time. The manufacturer claims that the SUV can now accomplish the feat in just 3.8 seconds when using its Dynamic Launch function, which is new for 2021.

Just how well rounded is this luxury compact SUV? 

Those looking for an elite performance SUV would be remiss not looking into the 2021 Jaguar F-Pace SVR.

The Jaguar F-Pace SVR doesn’t have the straight-line speed of the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. However, it more than makes up for it with sporty handling, making it quite a force on the race track.

Jaguar outfitted this model with high-quality materials. Its seat inserts are covered in luxurious Alcantara material, and you’ll find premium Windsor leather wrapping throughout the cabin. 

Drivers can access crucial driving information via a 12.3-inch HD digital gauge cluster that rests behind the split-rim steering wheel. Meanwhile, you can tailor your drive to your liking via the drive mode selector. Plus, you can take a hands-on approach by manually shifting the gears with its zinc-alloy paddle shifters.

This performance SUV is also packed with cutting-edge technologies. It comes with Jaguar’s newest infotainment software – Pivi Pro – as well as wireless device charging smartphone integration by way of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

The 2021 Jaguar F-Pace SVR feels like a triumph 

Few models in the automotive industry offer an engaging driving experience akin to the F-Pace SVR. Now, the model is better than ever after receiving performance enhancements for the new model year.

Jaguar hasn’t yet announced the pricing of the 2021 Jaguar F-Pace SVR. The 2020 iteration had a starting MSRP of $84,600; so, buyers can expect the newest edition to start north of there. While this is undoubtedly expensive, the good news is that Jaguar backs every model with a class-leading five-year/60,000-mile new vehicle limited warranty.