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Jaguar F-type Roadster

What Car? says

4 out of 5 stars

What Car? readers say


Key facts

5.1 secs
Top speed
161 mph
Average mpg
Tank range
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Buyer's notes

Target Price team says:

Despite the choice of name – and the classic front-engined, rear-wheel-drive layout – the F-type is a thoroughly modern car with a stiff and lightweight aluminium body.

We wouldn’t bother with the entry-level V6 version, because it’s the worst F-type to drive and looks overpriced compared with rivals with similar performance. However, the two more powerful models are definitely worth considering.

Jaguar is developing a manual gearbox for the F-type, but the only transmission available at the moment is an eight-speed automatic.

Reader test team says:

Jaguar F-type Roadster 3.0 V6 S 2dr

My F-Type story is a tale of two halves. Each morning, I can only imagine I share a similar experience to a pilot; there is an anticipation and…

Mark Wheeler

4 out of 5 stars

Jaguar F-type Roadster 5.0 V8 S 2dr

Had car since June 2013. Took on 1000-mile trip around Ireland in summer. Simply superb. Words cannot describe how much better this car looks 'in the…

Andrew Williamson

5 out of 5 stars
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