2016 Jaguar F-Type R Coupe

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All in a row

What you see are a series of R Coupe models, lined up and ready for action at Monticello in New York City.

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Min. headroom

The Coupe version of the car looks absolutely stunning, but does offer somewhat limited headroom.

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Hot stuff

It's truly a looker from any angle.

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Stop it!

Carbon ceramic brakes are a $12,000 option on the R.

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Inward mounting

Massive yellow calipers are mounted inward, for better weight distribution.

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Attention to...

Every detail is beautifully integrated.

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...Detail

Every detail.

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Lovely

The car looks quite good in this shade of white, which has a deep, pearlescent effect.

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Merit badges

Subtle badging differentiates the S from R.

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Not much overhang

Rear overhangs are incredibly short.

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Diffusing the situation

The rear diffuser is body-matched and looks particularly good with lighter colors.

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On the inside

Here's a cutaway model, showing off the aluminum structure.

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Brakes exposed

A better look at those carbon brakes.

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Pack light

Luggage space is limited in either model, but you can just about get a set of golf clubs in the Coupe.

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Pass the shoehorn

Space under the hood is limited, too. This is the V-6. Somehow a V-8 fits, too.

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Cockpit

Interior is nicely appointed, and this is the new six-speed manual.

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Handle this

The car handles quite well on the track, shown here on Monticello.

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Neutral handling

Handling, even in the AWD car, is very neutral. It does slide toward understeer, but not terminally so.

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MSRP

The 2016 Jaguar F-Type hits dealerships soon, starting at $65,000 for a base Coupe and going way, way up from there. (International pricing and options configurations vary.)

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