Worth the wait
especially for the mid-range V6 S. Boldly British, it balances everything and makes the most compelling case to reject a Boxster S or 911 Cabrio. where Jaguar always said they would be. The $139,000 opener for the regular F-Type is pitched between the Boxster and 911. Standard equipment includes the expected aircon, 18-inch alloys, sports suspension and brakes, electric leather seats with suede facings and twin exhausts.
Skip up to the V6 S from $171,400 and you get an active sport exhaust, 19-inch alloys, limited-slip differential and full leather seats. The top-line V8 S adds 20-inch alloys, electronic active diff and more.
Jaguar has also gone all working class with the F-Type, including free scheduled servicing for three years or 100,000 kilometres.
The starting point is an allalloy body with what Jaguar calls a Z-fold canvas roof, which does its work in 12 seconds at up to 50km/h. So the basic structure is very, very