Driving the Jaguar F-Type R Coupe
The F-Type has arrived in 542bhp R Coupe form. But do more roof and more power make a better car?
Posted: 11 Mar 2014
And I'm sure there's more steering feel than in the V8S roadster too, which is the sort of thing instruments can barely measure, but people feel. It comes from the added stiffness of the body. In degree, it's a small matter, but, with all the other changes, you get a car that makes the heart sing.
So, soon, we're up to a rhythm and loving hauling the R around for lap after lap, using some extremely smart speeds. The brakes aren't exactly going away, and if you hit the braking point, you'll get around the corner, but the pedal is a little long. OK, let's swap into another car.