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Jaguar F-Type R Coupe is the quintessential sports car

There are sport sedans, sport luxury cars, even sport-oriented SUVs, but the Jaguar F-Type R Coupe keeps "sport" as its focus, limiting itself to two passengers, two doors and a ferocious engine.

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The Jaguar F-Type is available as a convertible or, as shown here, a hard-top.

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The F-Type Coupe comes in a four trims separated by power output. Shown here is the second-from-the-top 2017 Jaguar F-Type R Coupe.

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Jaguar enhances the grille with air intakes on the sides.

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Body-colored roof rails accent the cabin.

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Optional on this car are $12,000 ceramic brakes.

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The engine in the F-Type R Coupe is a supercharged 5-liter V8, generating 550 horsepower.

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The F-Type Coupe only allows two passengers.

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An all-wheel-drive system helps cornering with 37 percent of torque to the front wheels and 63 percent to the rears.

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A sport exhaust system opens up baffles at the touch of a button for a more aggressive engine note.

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The rear track is almost 2 inches wider than the front, for better rear-end grip.

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A carbon fiber roof lessens overall weight, and lowers the center of mass.

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Adaptive dampers shift from Comfort to Dynamic mode.

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The F-Type is the spiritual successor to the legendary Jaguar E-Type.

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Quad exhausts help the 5-liter V8 exhale.

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Fitting the F-Type's luxury price, the rear hatch includes power operation.

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Leather covered seats are comfortable and supportive.

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Seat controls on the door are conveniently placed.

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The navigation head unit comes standard in this model.

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