But the announc The next Jaguar F-Type is expected early next decade and rumours are circulating that the company is considering developing an all-electric version of the sp Despite the presence of a 4-cylinder engine under its hood, the F-Type has no reason to blush in the face of competition. Here's our Auto Favourite added temporarily.
2015 Jaguar F-Type
Jaguar F-type V-6 S Coupe Test Review Car and Driver
The coupes excel in aesthetics and practicality, the convertibles are more fun. Venturing beyond that body-style fork, this test of a V-6 S coupe should assist your smart purchase decision. What you get here is the aluminum-intensive body and chassis common to all F-types, a ZF eight-speed paddle-shifted automatic a manual is coming soon , and a 3. Your lesson: Proceed with caution when adding options because Jaguar graduated with honors from the Porsche school of big-ticket adornments. Eleven cubic feet of luggage room hides under the sleek hatch, four more than in F-type convertibles. The Eaton-supercharged degree V-6 powering this show never makes you long for a V Even though this Jaguar coupe is roughly pounds heavier than a Porsche Cayman S PDK , it accelerates nearly neck-and-neck with that Stuttgart special: to 60 mph in 4.
2015 Jaguar F-type V-6 S Coupe
Jaguar had it easy when it created its last great sports coupe, the E-type. We recently spent a day snaking through the Spanish countryside in the hp V-6 S, which is bracketed in the all-supercharged lineup by the hp V-6 base model and the bonkers R [ April ] with its horse V As in the roadster , the interior offers some design theater with its red start button and motorized center vents that rise slowly out of the dash like Excalibur from the lake. A toggle switch activates dynamic mode, enlivening throttle response, firming up the dampers, speeding up shifts from the eight-speed auto, and making the heavy steering even heavier.
Jaguar has its first true sports car in at least a generation with the F-Type. It returns for the model year, with the roadster gaining a new hardtop coupe companion that impresses us even more, with performance that outshines its sibling and nearly outshines its pedigree. The F-Type effectively replaces the Jaguar XK grand touring coupe and convertible, which have their final pass at shoppers in the model year.