Lister F-Type to be named LFT-666

Devilish name for 666bhp tuned F-Type

Lister LFT666

Lister’s 497kW (666bhp) version of the Jaguar F-Type has been given a rather beastly name to match its nature – it’s called the LFT-666.

Lister has even made some changes to the car since it was first announced as the ‘Thunder’, though doesn’t specify which of the changes are new.

What we do know is that carbon fibre body panels, improved aero, and a more powerful motor make it the fastest ‘factory’ Lister ever.

LFT 666 rear

“By replacing many of the GRP (glass-fibre, or fibreglass, reinforced plastic) parts of the standard F-Type, we have has created a lighter (1650kg) and stronger car that offers improved aerodynamics on both road and track with the end result being a much faster car than the standard model.”

Only 99 are to be built, though Lister will also offer body and wheel upgrades to standard F-Types which will be designated ‘LFT’.

The net price for an LFT-666 is listed at £116,625, which directly converts to AUD$207,000 though that’s far from what youd pay for one here after adding government charges such as the LCT.

LFT 666 side

Lister CEO Lawrence Whittaker says the name change was primarily undertaken because ‘future model lineage’ might not align with its initial name of ‘Thunder’.

“Over the past six months the Lister Motor Company has been working hard on developing our Tuning Division, starting with modifying the Jaguar F-Type.

“Originally, we named the prototype the Lister ‘Thunder’, however, due to future model lineage, all 99-production models will now be known a, the Lister LFT-666, a befitting title and one where an intrigued passer-by instantly knows the break horse power of each Lister model.

LFT 666 front

“The future of Lister is extremely exciting. We are investing £10million into the Lister Motor Company over the next two years, including a new dedicated 25,000 sq. ft. Lister head office and showroom in Lancashire, creating over 50 new jobs in the local area.

“We also have more new models to follow soon, including exciting news on our attempt at creating the world’s fastest SUV, which I can announce will be named the Lister LFP.”

The options list on the LFT-666 is also a little scary, with some paints costing an additional £3500 in the UK, while a carbon fibre bonnet comes in at £16,800. Thankfully, the Lister umbrella comes as standard.


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