Body: Coupe Year: 15/65
Fuel Type: Petrol
Quote Reference Number: 0JL-515370
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- Insurance Group50E
- Performance (BHP)550
- Number of Seats2
- CO2 (g/km)269
- Road Tax£535
|Electric front windows|
|Rain sensor windscreen wipers|
|Torque vectoring brake|
|DSC-Dynamic Stability Control|
|Electronic parking brake|
|ABS + EBD + EBA|
|Mobile App interface|
|Bluetooth telephone connectivity|
|Rear parking aid with visual display|
|Cruise control + speed limiter|
|8" touch screen|
|Dynamic-I information displays|
|Seatbelt reminders for driver and front passenger|
|Electric adjustable heated door mirrors|
|Electrically adjustable/folding door mirrors with memory + indicator|
|Auto dimming rear view mirror|
|Electrically folding door mirrors + memory|
|DAB Digital radio|
|USB/aux input socket|
|Audio remote control|
|Exterior Body Features|
|Aerial integrated into rear boot spoiler|
|Switchable active sports exhaust|
|Body coloured bumpers|
|Quad exhaust tailpipe finisher|
|Bi-Xenon headlights with LED day running lights|
|Air vents on dashboard|
|12V socket in glovebox|
|Electric adjustable steering column with memory|
|2 front 12v sockets|
|Stainless steel pedal covers|
|Leather door trim|
|Front centre armrest|
|Ambient interior lighting|
|Exterior sports design pack - F-Type|
|Pedestrian contact sensing and deployable bonnet|
|Pass airbag/seat occupancy detector|
|Tyre pressure monitoring system|
|Driver/Front Passenger airbags|
|Passenger airbag off kit|
|Front/rear seatbelt pre-tensioners|
|14 way electric adjustable front seats|
|Remote central locking|
|Perimetric and volumetric anti theft alarm|
|Two stage unlocking|
|Drive away door locking|
|Locking wheel nuts|
The specification listed for this vehicle was standard when purchased new. The actual specification may vary, for confirmation, please contact our sales department.
"THIS IS OUR JAGUAR F-TYPE 5.0 SUPERCHARGED V8 CONVERTIBLE FINISHED IN METALLIC ULTIMATE BLACK WITH FULL RED LEATHER. FROM THE FACTORY THIS F-TYPE HAS BEEN SPECIFIED WITH FRONT PARKING AID AND A REAR VIEW CAMERA, ADAPTIVE HEADLAMPS, AUTOMATIC HIGH BEAM ASSIST, KEYLESS ENTRY AND START, REVERSE TRAFFIC DETECTION AND BLIND SPOT MONITORING AND 20" GYRODYNE DIAMON CUT ALLOY WHEELS. WHEN YOU PURCHASE THIS JAGUAR XJ THROUGH FARNELL JAGUAR LEEDS, YOU WILL ALSO BENEFIT FROM A MINIMUM OF TWO YEARS JAGUAR APPROVED WARRANTY AND BREAKDOWN ASSISTANCE."
- Air Conditioning
- Climate Control
- Metallic Paint
- Cruise Control
- Satellite Navigation
- Alloy Wheels
- Leather Seats
- Heated Seats
- DAB Radio
- Parking Sensors
- Heated Front Windscreen
- Full Service History
Ten Second Review
The Jaguar F-TYPE R Coupe brings some big guns to the sports car sector, with a 550PS supercharged 5.0-litre V8 under the bonnet and it's laden with goodies like AWD, torque vectoring, carbon ceramic brakes and a 380w Meridien sound system. It'll bludgeon its way to 62mph in just 4.1 seconds and the asking price is £90,000.
Is £90,000 a lot of money to pay for this car? Think carefully about that for a moment because how you answer it will very much depend on how you position this car. Think of the Jaguar F-TYPE R as a small Porsche 718 Cayman-like coupe that's been hopped up on the juice and then that asking price might seem a bit optimistic. If, on the other hand, you see this as a car that offers more talent, presence, power and modernity than something like an Aston Martin V8 Vantage and it can be argued it's something of a bargain. We're tended towards the latter view. We've been impressed by every F-TYPE we've had seat time in and the R is just the ultimate - for now at least - extension of that line. With 550PS under the bonnet and a fantastic all-wheel drive chassis, this is the Jaguar sports coupe we've been waiting years for.
There's no other way to put this - the F-TYPE R is a monster. The powerplant is good for 550PS, with drive going to all four wheels via an excellent ZF-sourced eight-speed automatic gearbox. The extra rigidity of the coupe body helps the suspension and steering fine tune their responses. That said, the F-TYPE R is, like every other F-TYPE we've sampled, at its best when rough-housed. Expect the same delicacy and precision of a Porsche 911 and you might come away disappointed. The R rewards a bit of hooliganism behind the wheel and will entertain on track until the rear tyres are cremated. On road, it's better to be smoother with the controls where you can enjoy the huge reserves of torque, the clever torque vectoring system, the beefy carbon ceramic brakes and the smart logic of the gearbox software. What'll it do against the clock? Jaguar reckons 62mph disappears in 4.1 seconds on the way to 186mph. It's been independently tested over a standing kilometre in 21.49 seconds, which makes it quicker than a 997-generation Porsche 911 Turbo or a Lamborghini Gallardo. Those are some serious credentials.
Design and Build
Those of you expecting a much more aggressive shape to go with that hefty power output might come away a little disappointed. As far as styling goes, this isn't a big wing, shouty sort of car. There's a pricier, slightly more extrovert version of this model badged the SVR if you want it, but there's a measured restraint about the standard 'R' that looks classy and well-judged. A slightly smarter front end and full-LED headlamps mark out this lightly revised version. Overall, this model still manages to make the Porsche 718 Cayman seem rather hall-of-mirrors in its proportioning, and while it's not as instantly beautiful as an Aston Martin Vantage, it looks as if it would thoroughly work the Vantage over in a bar fight. Spotters will note the R's raised bonnet vents and the gloss side sills. There are some lovely details such as the pop-out door handles and the single flying buttress that swoops down from one side of the centre console, to the neatly styled gear selector, the giant TFT display in the dash and the deep-set driving position. The boot is relatively big, giving the Coupe shape a definite advantage over the tiny boot of the F-TYPE drop top. You'll get 315 litres in up to the parcel shelf and 407 litres to the window line.
Market and Model
In many ways the £90,000 F-TYPE R Coupe's biggest rival might well be the 400PS F-TYPE 400 SPORT Coupe which still packs a concussive punch yet retails for £20,000 less. That's a huge step in price in the range and while the R Coupe can indeed mix it in performance terms with cars costing a good deal more, how badly do you need that added power? It comes very well equipped though, with many of the extras you'd pay thousands for in a typical Porsche 911 being included as standard. Carbon ceramic brakes, 20-inch alloy wheels, a twin-stitched premium leather interior, a ten-speaker Meridien 380w stereo, a switchable sports exhaust, satellite navigation, digital radio and Bluetooth are all standard.
Cost of Ownership
The fuel consumption figures don't make great reading. You just know that if a manufacturer quotes a combined economy figure of 25.0mpg, you'll probably be looking at mid to late teens on a daily basis. The R Coupe does have a 70-litre fuel tank which gives it an effective real world range of around 265 miles. Feather-foot the throttle and you'll do a good deal better on a long run. Emissions are rated at 269g/km.
Electric front windows, Torque vectoring brake, Sports suspension, Mobile App interface, Rear parking aid with visual display, Navigation system, Electric adjustable heated door mirrors, DAB Digital radio...
|0 to 60 mph (secs)|
|0 to 62 mph (secs)||3.9|
|Engine Power - BHP||550|
|Engine Power - KW||405|
|Engine Power - PS|
|Engine Power - RPM||6500|
|Engine Torque - LBS.FT||502|
|Engine Torque - MKG||69|
|Engine Torque - NM||680|
|Engine Torque - RPM||3500|
|CO2 (g/km)||269 (g/km)|
|Standard Euro Emissions||EURO 6|
|EC Combined (mpg)||25|
|EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies|
|EC Extra Urban (mpg)||33.2|
|EC Urban (mpg)||17.4|
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