Equipment includes Cruise control, Panoramic Roof, Heated Steering wheel, Heated seats, memory seats, rear camera, dynamic mode, active exhaust, Leather seat trim, ABS, Alarm, Alloy wheels, Audio remote, Body coloured bumpers, Climate control, Driver`s airbag, Electric mirrors, Front electric windows, Headlight washers, Heated mirrors, Lumbar support, Parking sensors, PAS, Passenger`s airbag, Remote locking, Sat Nav, Side airbags, Steering wheel rake adjustment, Steering wheel reach adjustment, Traction control.
WAS £59,500, SAVE £2,000
Location: Jaguar Swindon - Stock At This Dealer
This vehicle is currently in stock at Jaguar Welwyn and can be purchased from Jaguar Swindon.
Please quote reference LL65NTD_43148
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Electric front windows, Rain sensor windscreen wipers, Tinted glass
ABS + EBD + EBA, DSC-Dynamic Stability Control, Dynamic mode, Electronic parking brake, Torque vectoring brake
Adaptive dynamics, Sports suspension
Bluetooth telephone connectivity, Incontrol remote premium, Mobile App interface
Cruise control + speed limiter, PAS, Rear parking aid with visual display
8" touch screen, Dynamic-I information displays, Navigation system, Trip computer
Auto dimming rear view mirror, Electric adjustable heated door mirrors, Electrically folding door mirrors + memory
Audio remote control, DAB Digital radio, InControl app, USB/aux input socket
Exterior Body Features
Body colour sport extended side sills, Body coloured bumpers, Body coloured sport front aero blades, Bonnet louvres, Chrome trimmed side vents, Quad exhaust tailpipe finisher, Switchable active sports exhaust
Automatic headlights, Bi-Xenon headlights with LED day running lights, Headlight washers, LED tail lights
Air vents on dashboard
12V socket in glovebox, 2 front 12v sockets, Electric adjustable steering column with memory, Front centre armrest, Front cupholders, Jaguar sense, Leather door trim, Stainless steel pedal covers
Ambient interior lighting
Driver/Front Passenger airbags, Front/rear seatbelt pre-tensioners, Pass airbag/seat occupancy detector, Passenger airbag off kit, Pedestrian contact sensing and deployable bonnet, Seatbelt reminders for driver and front passenger, Side airbags, Tyre pressure monitoring system
14 way electrically adjustable front seats with driver's memory function, Front headrests, Lumbar support
Deadlocks, Drive away door locking, Engine immobiliser, Keyless Start, Locking wheel nuts, Perimetric and volumetric anti theft alarm, Remote central locking, Two stage unlocking, Valet mode
|Badge Engine CC:||5.0|
|Based On ID:||N|
|Coin Description:||V8 Supercharged AWD|
|Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 07:||50E|
|Man Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years:||6|
|Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years:||3|
|NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %:||N|
|NCAP Child Occupant Protection %:||N|
|NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 09:||N|
|NCAP Pedestrian Protection %:||N|
|NCAP Safety Assist %:||N|
|Service Interval Frequency - Months:||12|
|Service Interval Mileage:||16000|
|Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage:||999999|
|Standard manufacturers warranty - Years:||3|
|Timing Belt Interval Frequency - Months:||108|
|Timing Belt Interval Mileage:||144000|
|Vehicle Homologation Class:||M1|
|Standard Euro Emissions:||EURO 6|
|Cylinders - Bore (mm):||92.5|
|Cylinders - Stroke (mm):||93|
|Engine Layout:||FRONT TRANSVERSE|
|Number of Valves:||32|
|EC Combined (mpg):||25|
|EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies:||True|
|EC Extra Urban (mpg):||33.2|
|EC Urban (mpg):||17.4|
|0 to 60 mph (secs):||True|
|0 to 62 mph (secs):||3.9|
|Engine Power - BHP:||550|
|Engine Power - KW:||405|
|Engine Power - PS:||True|
|Engine Power - RPM:||6500|
|Engine Torque - LBS.FT:||502|
|Engine Torque - MKG:||69|
|Engine Torque - NM:||680|
|Engine Torque - RPM:||3500|
|Tyre Size Front:||255/35 R20|
|Tyre Size Rear:||295/30 R20|
|Tyre Size Spare:||TYRE REPAIR KIT|
|Wheel Type:||20" ALLOY|
|Height (including roof rails):||N|
|Width (including mirrors):||2042|
|Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres):||70|
|Gross Vehicle Weight:||2150|
|Luggage Capacity (Seats Down):||N|
|Luggage Capacity (Seats Up):||407|
|Max. Loading Weight:||420|
|Max. Roof Load:||N|
|Max. Towing Weight - Braked:||N|
|Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked:||N|
|No. of Seats:||2|
|Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb:||11.5|
Jaguar's F-TYPE Coupe really takes the gloves off in 5.0-litre R guise. Jonathan Crouch reports.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It's hard to see how Jaguar could have done a lot better with this car. If owners had built a wish list of what this car ought to have been, it wouldn't have emerged much differently. Maybe a little lighter, possibly with the option of a manual gearbox but that would have been about it. The F-TYPE R is a masterstroke and one that we should be proud Britain can create. Being proud is one thing, turning that pride into solid orders quite another. The R faces some serious competition, not only from Porsche's evergreen 911 but also from cars like Aston Martin's aged but still alluring V8 Vantage, Maserati's sleek GranTurismo and the modernist Mercedes-Benz AMG GT. Still, if you like your sports cars elegant but with a serious side order of attitude, the Jaguar's elbowed its way into becoming the go-to choice.
Mr Alan Bailey - 14/02/2018, owner of a Jaguar F-Type Convertible 3.0  Supercharged V6 R-Dynamic 2dr Auto AWD
User rating: 4.5/5
Mr Richard Churchman - 05/09/2017, owner of a Jaguar F-Type Coupe 5.0 550PS S/C V8 R 2dr AWD Auto
User rating: 5/5
Mr Andrew Fairfield - 10/04/2017, owner of a Jaguar F-Type 3.0 Supercharged V6 S 2dr Auto
User rating: 5/5
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