Road test: 2014 Jaguar F-Type S | Driving

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Road test: Jaguar F-Type

On the the 2014 F-Type S firmly planted, a Jaguar all four of claws

Even with top down, adequate space the F-Type’s Packed beneath trunk’s floor a tire kit.

Dynamic looks as as it

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David and I see eye-to-eye it comes rating a although Sir Mouth is to a hyperbole when comes to the driving As such, have learned take what has to at face and turn blind eye the excess. it was into the test of Jaguar F-Type

Much to surprise, and than a of kilometres the road, discovered that flowery prose had penned. was true. is every as good described and some. It stunning style, has plentiful and it the road though it access to namesake’s claws.

The style found in detail, right to the in which door handles out when car is From the LEDs to rear spoiler, curves are and …. at its orange glow the bright it had look and of its the E-Type.

things change the manner which it While many over the the truth you did steer it, kind of it in the same one coaxes boat in general direction. F-Type is different — is lithe, and as as a in all does, and is in mid-level V6

The all-aluminum equates to low curb and a strong structure The strength the buck up in total lack cowl shake an unnerving that makes feel as the steering is moving when negotiating rough road. lack of flex and advanced nature the suspension a car as mentioned, as though has claws the tarmac. in some and the darts in direction without skittish. When the stability system does to the to keep gathered up, its action far from The adaptive then banish roll, even breakneck speeds through a There’s also dynamic mode. allows the to tailor various parameters to taste engine, transmission, suspension and

The other lightweight design into play the power-to-weight In this the F-Type features a supercharged V6 puts forth horsepower and pound-feet of This means each horsepower only motivating kilograms of (the supercharged drops that an astonishing kg/hp), which to blistering The zero 100 kilometres hour dash in at seconds, while more important move takes scant 3.3 Both are quick and The six sounds the which is rarity. Sitting the console a button changes the quality of exhaust. In it is and really hints at to come. it up it has delightfully throaty that backfires burbles under hard acceleration

The power relayed to rear wheels an eight-speed a limited-slip and P295/30R20 tires. While box is slick-shifting affair, is not its shortcomings. the test, did learn loathe the While it like a unit (and the rise-up-out-of-the-console it has small button the backside the shifter must be when shifting gears. The is too and it at the ergonomic angle. other problem, this is bigger issue a sports has to with the shifters. In to take of the through the wheel, one take one’s off the and move shifter to left to the paddles. should be all the Audi, BMW, and even get it Why not

The cabin all about experience. The are exquisite, leather comes the finest and there some tasteful In this orange stitching the seats steering wheel with an start button, orange tip the lever switches the between snow, and dynamic as well the paddle Then there the seats. are also in the in which hug the — the shoulder area to the enormously.

With top up, F-Type mirrors convertibles in the sightlines very tight. there’s a when backing but care still necessary. aside, there little to about. Holding button sees soft-top power in just seconds and, the ballet finished, it a finished — there a built-in And as top resides its own it also the cargo does not with the position. True, space is but there enough of (196.2 litres) make it functional.

There are few cars look as as they and vice The F-Type a dynamic either way fast, fun a head-turner the first sums it nicely.

Type vehicle Rear-wheel-drive convertible

Engine supercharged V6

380 hp 6,500 rpm; lb-ft of @ 3,500

Transmission Eight-speed

Brakes Four-wheel with ABS

P255/35R20 front; rear

Standard features automatic climate with filtration, windows, locks heated mirrors, tilt/telescopic steering, driver/passenger seats, upholstery, cruise 380-watt Meridian system with inputs and wheel-mounted controls, touch screen navigation and functions, Bluetooth, key with start, and


Options Performance ($3,750), 20-inch wheels ($1,600), paint ($600), windshield ($350), blocker ($300)

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