Jaguar F-Type Convertible 5.0 P575 Supercharged V8 R 2dr Auto AWD Review

Category: Convertible

Section: Version review

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RRP £107,495What Car? Target Price£101,725
Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
2 doors

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.

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 P575 – exclusive to the F-Type R – is a version of the same V8 engine found in the P450, but with even more power. With no less than 567bhp, it gives you enough acceleration to match the pace of some supercars. A sports exhaust gives it one of the most hilariously brutish engine notes you can find on any new car on sale, but the big price jump over the P450 makes it hard to recommend.


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Key information

Doors2
Seats2
0-62 MPH3.7 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxAUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

26.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

132

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

243

g/km