2017 Jaguar F-TYPE R

2017 Jaguar F-TYPE
MSRP range
$105,400 - $108,250

Pros

  • V8 models deliver a potent performance punch along with a symphony of engine and exhaust noise
  • Predictable handling and powerful brakes instill confidence
  • The interior is as gorgeous as the exterior

Cons

  • Some compromises to comfort have been made in the name of performance
  • Not very generous when it comes to passenger and cargo space
  • Technology interface isn't as intuitive as some competitors
  • Base V6 models deliver far less impressive performance
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Get behind me satan...
Delray Tommy, 2/9/2018
bought brand new, now with 2800 miles , been through ox sensor new catalytic converter left side , new NEw New jaguar has developed self scratching paint!! woo hoo brits are on top of it. Back in paint shop for second time to try and correct paint that scratches off between plastic side skirts and body, I WILL NEVER EVER BUY A JAGUAR AGAIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!RUINED NEW CAR BUYING EXPERIENCE FOR me.
Jaguar F-Type R Rules the road
Mike Arias, 5/16/2018
It has a very small trunk. If you want to drive yourself and two others, don't get this car. It accelerates like a supercar and gets the same type of MPGs (low). It is a blast to drive, even if to the grocery store - remember small trunk means not a lot of groceries. Otherwise, I bought in September from a dealer that was closed most of the month due top hurricanes, so I got the best deal of my life. I have to watch it like a hawk, because my wife want to drive it and more than once she got out of the house before I did and it was gone, gone, gone. Its just that much fun to drive and the styling is the best Jaguar has done since the E-Type. So far, everything works, no problems with reliability. Not really impressed with the 9 speaker audio system, it kind of rattles, but who cares, turn on the by-pass for the mufflers and music is made the natural way - with a big powerful supercharged V-8.
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Features & Specs

MSRP
$105,400
MPG
15 city / 23 hwy
Seats 2
8-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
550 hp @ 6500 rpm
MSRP
$108,250
MPG
15 city / 23 hwy
Seats 2
8-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
550 hp @ 6500 rpm
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More about the 2017 Jaguar F-TYPE

Rationality and practicality are, in our opinion, highly overrated. Sometimes you just have to indulge, and when it comes to cars, the Jaguar F-Type is one of our favorite indulgences. More than just a mode of transportation, the F-Type sits in the driveway like a beautiful sculpture. Slip it on — the two-seat F-Type fits its occupants like a glove — and the F-Type is a driver's dream, one that can match the abilities of some of the world's best sports cars. Jaguar offers the F-Type in both coupe and convertible body styles.

For 2017, Jaguar has a new base model in both coupe and convertible body styles. It does without a few comfort and convenience features but gives up none of the beauty or passion that endears the F-Type to us. On the high end is the new F-Type SVR, a high-performance edition with more power, a lightweight titanium exhaust system, an active rear spoiler and an upgraded interior.

The F-Type's entry-level engine is a 340-horsepower supercharged 3.0-liter V6; the S model bumps its output by another 40 hp. The F-Type can also be had with a supercharged V8 displacing 5.0 liters. Output is 550 hp in the R model and 575 in the SVR. Jag offers both rear- and all-wheel-drive versions of the V6 car, and rear-drivers can be had with a six-speed manual transmission. V8-powered cars get all-wheel drive and an automatic transmission as standard equipment. EPA fuel economy estimates range from 18 mpg combined  for V8-powered cars up to 23 mpg combined for the manual rear-drive V6.

Inside, the F-Type exhibits beautiful materials and outstanding craftsmanship. The cabin is snug, as a British sports car should be. There's adequate headroom for taller drivers — just barely — but legroom is an issue. So is trunk space, which is limited in the coupe and downright stingy in the convertible.

The F-Type has a firm ride and a loud engine, but neither are the drawbacks they might seem to be: The F-Type's handling is electrifying and the soundtrack is epic. The V8 howls under acceleration and the exhaust crackles and pops on the overrun. And while the V6 isn't quite so dramatic, it has its own beautiful voice.

Model choices include Base, Premium, S, R and SVR. As we said earlier, the new base model strips out a few features but delivers the F-Type's outstanding driving experience at a more reasonable price. More equipment can be found in the Premium model, but as car fans we prefer the S, which delivers more performance-oriented hardware. The R adds in the V8 engine and an even sportier chassis, and the new SVR is the ultimate in F-Type performance.

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2017 Jaguar F-TYPE R Overview

The 2017 Jaguar F-TYPE R is offered in the following styles: R 2dr Coupe AWD (5.0L 8cyl S/C 8A), and R 2dr Convertible AWD (5.0L 8cyl S/C 8A).

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