As Jaguar’s most powerful and athletic offering, the F-type R coupe combine brute force with gorgeous sheetmetal. Powered by a 550-hp supercharged 5.0-liter V-8 with an eight-speed automatic and all-wheel drive, the F-type R hustles with the best of them. The coupe is a staggering 80 percent more rigid than its convertible sibling improving the visceral connection to the road. It also heralds its sporting intent with a cacophony of cracks and pops from its exhaust.
Its design doesn’t shout to the world about how great it is at first glance, but invites repeated viewings. Each look reveals a new detail that you might have missed before. If you catch it at the right angle, you might notice how stubby the rear deck is or the subtle upward curve of the exhaust pipes.
The car is rich with little things that catch your eye the longer you spend time with it. It takes the classic sports car formula of long-hood, short-deck and modernizes it. The wheels are pushed way out towards the four corners and the character line rises dramatically at the rear.
You could spend hours looking at the F-Type and never get tired of it. It is definitely something to be cherished, it begs to be driven and will not disappoint the one behind the wheel.