2015 Jaguar F-Type Coupe R Review

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2015 Jaguar F-Type Coupe R Review

It's the biggest and baddest Jaguar F-Type on sale. But, does the F-Type Coupe R represent a rational purchase? Paul Maric finds out.

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Jaguar XF R-Sport variant sees out current-generation model
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Jaguar XF R-Sport variant sees out current-generation model

The 2015 Jaguar XF R-Sport model will see out the current-generation British mid-size luxury sedan in style - and with a sharp price to boot. The limited edition Jaguar XF model is offered as standard with an Aerodynamic Pack including revised front and rear bumpers and side skirts, a black grille and black window surrounds, and 18-inch Lyra wheels as standard...


Jaguar F-Pace SUV won't cannibalise Range Rover sales, says local brand
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Jaguar F-Pace SUV won't cannibalise Range Rover sales, says local brand

The upcoming Jaguar F-Pace SUV will not take sales away from the Range Rover group when it arrives locally in the middle of 2016, according to Jaguar Land Rover’s Australian boss. The Jaguar F-Pace is set for a Frankfurt motor show unveiling in September before hitting local showrooms late in the second quarter of next year...


Jaguar XE to enter "bloody competitive" segment, admits local boss
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Jaguar XE to enter "bloody competitive" segment, admits local boss

The upcoming Jaguar XE will launch into a "bloody competitive" segment when it arrives in August, admits the company’s local boss. Jaguar’s mid-sized luxury sedan will look to hit the ground running as it seeks to take market share away from its well-established and highly competitive German rivals...


Jaguar XE, XF Sportbrake and Coupe versions on the cards
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Jaguar XE, XF Sportbrake and Coupe versions on the cards

More Jaguar models are coming - that's the clear message from the brand's global design chief, Ian Callum. Speaking with CarAdvice at the 2015 New York motor show, the man behind the new Jaguar XE and Jaguar XF models, answered a few questions about whether there's scope for coupe or wagon versions of the the compact and mid-size sedans...


Jaguar small SUV the likely next step
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Jaguar small SUV the likely next step

Jaguar looks almost certain to follow the global market trend in adding a new compact SUV to its ranks - but it's not going to happen for a while. Many mainstream brands have added compact high-riders, while the big luxury brands are also present in the booming compact SUV segment...


Jaguar not rushing to add hybrid tech, will do so "holistically"
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Jaguar not rushing to add hybrid tech, will do so "holistically"

Jaguar isn't rushing to add hybrid drivetrains to its line-up, but the company knows that electrification - in part or in full - is imminent. In an automotive world where major luxury brands appear to be clamouring to add plug-in hybrid options (for example Mercedes-Benz plans to have three plug-in models on sale in Australia by the end of 2015), not to mention fully electric drivetrains, Jaguar stands out as one of the only brands that is sticking with internal combustion - for now...


Jaguar has Porsche in its sights as the "performance car brand of choice"
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Jaguar has Porsche in its sights as the "performance car brand of choice"

Jaguar has taken a swipe at the German performance car establishment, claiming that it aims to become the "world's performance car brand of choice". That bold assertion came at the preview launch of the new Jaguar XF sedan at the 2015 New York auto show overnight, and CarAdvice spoke with the British brand's global brand director, Steven De Ploey, to see what it means for buyers...


Jaguar design chief wants to build a new small car
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Jaguar design chief wants to build a new small car

Jaguar director of design Ian Callum has given the biggest hint yet that the UK brand is considering entering the small car segment. Speaking with CarAdvice at the 2015 New York auto show, Callum said he personally has a huge desire to take the Jaguar brand to new places, where the likes of Mercedes-Benz (with its A-Class), BMW (1 Series) and Audi (A3) have seen such dramatic levels of success...


2016 Jaguar XF : New details emerge
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2016 Jaguar XF : New details emerge

Fresh details have been revealed about the all-new 2016 Jaguar XF, which will launch in Australia in the first quarter of next year. Jaguar Land Rover Australia general manager of communications and public relations, Tim Krieger, said the new model will form a vital part of the brand’s revitalised and growing line-up...


Jaguar F-Pace for 2015 Frankfurt motor show : Macan rival nears, while next-gen XF Sportbrake confirmed
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Jaguar F-Pace for 2015 Frankfurt motor show : Macan rival nears, while next-gen XF Sportbrake confirmed

The Jaguar F-Pace — the company’s first SUV — has been confirmed to make its long-awaited premiere at the 2015 Frankfurt motor show in December. And befitting the company's sporting image, this production version will be aimed firmly at the dynamic Porsche Macan, with the company confident it can take it right up to the German powerhouse...


Jaguar F-Type range to keep expanding
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Jaguar F-Type range to keep expanding

The Jaguar F-Type range will expand to include even more hardcore models to fight it out with the Porsche 911, CarAdvice has learned. At the launch of the all-new Jaguar XF ahead of the 2015 New York auto show, Jaguar global brand director Steven De Ploey told CarAdvice that the British brand has every intention to expand the F-Type line-up to offer as much choice as Porsche does with its expansive (21-model) 911 range...


2016 Jaguar XF revealed - UPDATE
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2016 Jaguar XF revealed - UPDATE

The second-generation Jaguar XF has been unveiled ahead of its public debut at next week's New York auto show. Jaguar is keeping back many of the details about the new XF until its New York launch event. We do know, though, that the second-generation XF will be equipped with the company's new Ingenium turbocharged four-cylinder petrol and diesel engines...


Jaguar XE E-Performance diesel spied with new blue E badge
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Jaguar XE E-Performance diesel spied with new blue E badge

CarAdvice’s spy photographers have snapped the entry-level Jaguar XE E-Performance diesel for the first time on public roads in the UK. Shots of the black sedan’s blue E boot badge sent the online rumour mill into overdrive last night with speculation that Jaguar was developing an electric version of its new C-Class-rivalling mid-sized model...


New Jaguar XF interior revealed, exterior teased ahead of late March debut
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New Jaguar XF interior revealed, exterior teased ahead of late March debut

The next-generation Jaguar XF will be revealed on March 25, but ahead of that the company has given us a first look at the new sedan's exterior and interior. It's hard to discern too much from the top-down teaser image, but it does confirm that the new XF will feature a third window carved into the C-pillar, as earlier spy photos had indicated...


Jaguar working on electric F-Pace SUV - report
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Jaguar working on electric F-Pace SUV - report

Jaguar Land Rover is reportedly developing an electric drivetrain that will debut in a future variant of the upcoming Jaguar F-Pace SUV. Unnamed sources within the British automotive industry have told Autocar that Jaguar Land Rover is currently working on an electric vehicle with a range of around 480 kilometres...


Jaguar F-Type S Coupe v Porsche Cayman GTS : Comparison review
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Jaguar F-Type S Coupe v Porsche Cayman GTS : Comparison review

England and Germany have seen their fair share of beefs throughout history. No, you haven’t accidentally clicked through to waradvice.com.au – and we’re not going to dwell on years gone by. Instead we’ve brought the best of British to take on some Teutonic might in a $160K sports car battle...


Jaguar F-Pace: British Macan rival shapes up
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Jaguar F-Pace: British Macan rival shapes up

The Jaguar F-Pace has been caught testing in near-production guise for the first time, confirming it will remain faithful to the C-X17 concept that previewed the SUV in 2013. Our spies suggest the F-Pace will be similar in size to the 4.7-metre-long C-X17 concept, which will make what is being pitched as a "family sports car" slightly bigger than most of its key rivals - including the Porsche Macan and sister car the Range Rover Evoque...


Jaguar F-Type Australian range updated with manual, all-wheel-drive models
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Jaguar F-Type Australian range updated with manual, all-wheel-drive models

The 16MY Jaguar F-Type range will bring with it a new entry-point below $120,000 (before on-road costs) courtesy of a new six-speed manual transmission, while all-wheel drive has also been added across various derivatives. The new six-speed manual transmission is available in both the F-Type Coupe and F-Type Convertible model lines can be had with either the standard supercharged V6 petrol engine or the higher-output V6 S drivetrain...


Jaguar F-Type V8 Exhaust
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Jaguar F-Type V8 Exhaust

http://www.caradvice.com.au/326714/?yt_desc - Read the article here. Spending an extra $260 on an F-Type will buy you possibly the best option you can select: the electronically switchable active exhaust… Operated easily via a transmission tunnel-mounted button, the function gives you manual control over the thumping Jag’s exhaust silencer baffles...