The debut of Jaguar F-TYPE at Qatar Motor Show 2013

The latest addition to the Jaguar line-up was first unveiled in Paris last year. (Reuters)

Jaguar has introduced its latest car model to the Middle Eastern market at the Qatar Motor Show, reported AMEinfo on Wednesday.

The latest addition to the Jaguar line-up was first unveiled in Paris last year, the F-TYPE is a front-engined, rear-wheel drive sports car engineered to deliver pure dynamic driving reward and stunning performance.

Visually, the F-TYPE’s exterior demonstrates a new sports car design for Jaguar, new technology has been used such as deployable spoiler and door handles.

Reflecting about the event, Robin Colgan, Managing Director for Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) in the MENA region said: “This is the biggest and strongest Jaguar Land Rover line-up that we’ve seen in the Middle East for several years. With the exciting debut of the Jaguar F-TYPE and the arrival of the All-New Range Rover, together with a host of upgrades on our 13 model year products, there will be something for all car enthusiasts across the Middle East.”

Three models will be available for show - F-TYPE, F-TYPE S and the F-TYPE V8 S. They are powered respectively by Jaguar's new 3.0 litre V6 supercharged petrol engine in 340PS and 380PS outputs and its 5.0-litre V8 supercharged petrol producing 495PS.

“Jaguar has a rich sporting heritage stretching over 75 years, and the F-TYPE is the perfect embodiment of this. The F-TYPE isn't designed to be like any other sports car, it's a Jaguar sports car - ultra-precise, powerful, sensual and most of all, it feels alive. I am thrilled to witness the Middle East debut of the latest addition to the Jaguar family in Qatar,” reported by the Regional Sales Director for JLR MENA, Justin Weaving.

“As the exclusive importer of Jaguar in Qatar, we are honoured to showcase the new F-TYPE to customers and automotive fans at the Qatar Motor Show. Jaguar is a brand that needs no introduction and we are confident that the F-TYPE will reinforce the loyal customer following we have for Jaguar in Qatar,” General Manager of Alfardan Premier Motors, Rabih Ataya has confirmed.

The Qatar Motor Show will run from 29th of January to the 2nd of February and plays host to a variety of motor brands ranging from Toyota, to Ford to Rolls Royce.

Last Update: Wednesday, 13 February 2013 KSA 10:54 - GMT 07:54