The modelRead full review
The Jaguar F-Type Convertible is certainly a tempting prospect, especially with the gloriously noisy V8 sat under the bonnet. It looks good, offers exhilarating pace and handles tidily on a windy road. Even so, it's not quite as good or enjoyable to drive as its chief sports car rivals, so we’d look at the likes of the Porsche 718 Boxster instead.
The trimSee full equipment
Available on P300 and P450 models, it has more aggressive styling on the outside, with black accents and bigger 19in wheels, a switchable exhaust and additional metal trim inside. Opt for the P450 and the wheels are 20in, and you get a limited-slip differential to boost traction, plus adaptive suspension. As it’s the only way to get the P450 engine, it’s the trim we’d go for.
The engineSee full engine specs
The most popular F-Type Convertible engine is the least powerful in the range. Badged P300, it’s a turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder that’s offered only with rear-wheel drive. It’s certainly quick, although there are a number of hot hatches that can out-accelerate it. It also sounds rather dreary, one of the big reasons for upgrading to the P450.
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