Celebrity Cars: Gal Gadot (Jaguar F-Type Convertible)

Gal Gadot (Jaguar F-Type Convertible)

Net Worth: $10 Million
Famous For: As Gisele Yashar in the Fast & Furious
films and as Wonder Woman in Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, Wonder Woman, and Justice League

MSRP: $100,000
Top Speed: 195 miles per hour
MPG: 23 city / 30 highway

Hailing all the way from Israel, Gal Gadot is now one of thehighest-paid actresses in the world. She was crowned Miss Israel in 2004 andserved two years in the Israel Defense Forces where she was a fitness andcombat readiness instructor. After completing her service, she studiedinternational relations and law at IDC Herzilya college while pursuing herinterests in modeling and acting in her free time.

Gadot rose to fame in 2009 when she was cast as Gisele Yashar in Fast& Furious. She reprised her role in the film franchise and earnedinternational fame in 2016 when she was invited to star as Wonder Woman in theDC Extended Universe. She made her debut as Wonder Woman in Batman v.Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) and followed up with stellar performancesin Wonder Woman (2017) and Justice League (2017).

Today, the 34-year-old Gadot is unstoppable as one of the mostinfluential women in the world. Also among the highest-paid actresses in theworld, Gadot has an impressive net worth of $10 million but that’s sure toclimb even higher over the next few years as she stars in Wonder Woman 1984(2020), Death on the Nile (2020), and Red Notice (TBA).

Jaguar F-Type Convertible Specs

Before we talk about Gadot’s Jaguar F-Type Convertible, let’sfirst talk about the car itself. The Jaguar F-Type is a two-door, two-seatersports car manufactured in Britain by Jaguar Land Rover. The F-Type debuted in2013 as the successor to the E-type and the replacement for the XK grandtourer. The car was initially debuted as a two-door soft-top convertible with atwo-door fastback coupe option. Today, it’s been refreshed several times withradically redesigned features from the front end and engine to drivetrainoptions.

The Jaguar F-Type was introduced in 2000 with a 3.0-liter V6 engine from the S-Type saloon. It was designed to compete against the Porsche Boxster and later was reintroduced in Sundance, London in 2013 as a convertible. Regardless of the redesign, it made waves in the industry as Jaguar’s first sports car in over 50 years. And Jaguar certainly didn’t disappoint.

The F-Type features a lightweight aluminum frame with a frontengine and rear-wheel drive making it truly feel like a sports car. There arethree models available ranging from $69,000 to $100,000 depending on engineoption with the 340-horsepower V6 engine running on the low end while the495-horsepower 5.0-liter supercharged V8 engine will set you back $100,000. Thisis of course what Gadot drives!

The F-Type offers a Quickshift automatic transmission with acenter-console mounted gear selector, which confused many sports carenthusiasts looking for a manual transmission. Regardless, the car didn’tdisappoint with a top speed of 195 miles per hour. The F-Type with a V6 enginecan go from 0 to 62 miles per hour in 5.7 seconds while the F-Type with a V-8engine makes the acceleration in 4.8 seconds flat. Talk about sheerexhilaration behind the wheel!

Today, the F-Type is still in production and recently underwent anentire facelift in 2021. The redesign was revealed in December 2019 with theF-Type featuring a redesigned front-end as well as a new engine and drivetrainoptions.

Gadot’s Jaguar F-Type Convertible

Gadot first got behind the wheel of the Jaguar F-Type Convertible on the set of Fast & Furious 6 where she gripped the steering wheel and sped right into the hearts of audiences around the world. Her role in the film truly put her on the map as she empowered women of all ages from her natural beauty to her bravery doing most of her own stunts. “For girls… it’s about the way it looks,” she said of the car. “And I absolutely love the way it looks.”

Gadot was thrilled from the moment she sat behind the wheel,yelling “Wow-ow-ow,” as the engine roared to life. “I enjoy the pace of a goodcar,” she said. “The way you sit down close to the road and feel everything.”

In 2013, Gadot got behind the wheel of the Jaguar F-Typeconvertible once again when she attended the Pebble Beach Automotive Weekend.The event included a private reception hosted by Jaguar but the biggest draw tothe event was when Gadot got behind the wheel of the F-Type. She participatedin a caravan of red, white, and blue F-Type vehicles as they drove through thestreets of Monterey, California. What a great way to promote the Jaguar brandas well as her new Fast & Furious 6 film!

Written by Ryan


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