The Jaguar F-Type will certainly be one of this year’s Paris Auto Show main attractions with the British brand providing all the juicy details during the presentation of the car at the Musée Rodin museum in Paris.

The front-engined, rear-wheel drive convertible was previewed at the 2011 IAA by the C-X16 concept. Despite that concept being a coupe, the F-Type, which is a soft-top convertible, remains remarkably faithful to the concept.

Jaguar claims that its models have “always defined sinuous, muscular simplicity”, adding that the F-Type follows the same principles.

“A piece of design should tell a story and this is why every line in the F-Type has a start, a direction and a conclusion”, said the brand’s director of design Ian Callum. “If you approach every line individually and get it as aesthetically correct as possible, get the dimensions right, it will stand the test of time”, he added.

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