Jaguar F-Type 400 Sport Coupe AWD Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer You can never accuse Jaguar of offering too few variations of their all-aluminum F-Type sports car. At last count the F-Type menu offered 24 variations including a coupe or convertible, rear- or all-wheel drive and six different engines. We just spent a wonderful week driving the latest addition to the…

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2018 Jaguar F-Type Convertible Test Drive

“2018 Jaguar F-Type Convertible” Looking for an entry level Jaguar droptop? The launch of the 2014 Jaguar F-Type heralded the marque’s return to a classic, two seat convertible sports car – something that had been missing from the iconic British manufacturer’s model lineup since the legendary XKE. The F-Type represented the rebirth of a seriously…

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2015 Jaguar F-Type R Convertible AWD Test Drive

“2016 Jaguar F-Type R Convertible” F-Type expands options with Manual gearbox and AWD The launch of the all-new 2014 Jaguar F-Type heralded the marque’s return to a classic, two seat convertible sports car – something that had been missing from the iconic British manufacturer’s model lineup since the legendary XKE. The F-Type represented the rebirth…

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2014 NWAPA “Run to the Sun” – Part 2

By Bill Schaffer Photos by Doug Berger Portland, Oregon – Each year one of the automotive writer’s groups I belong to, the Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA), has an event we call “Run to the Sun.” This year the members who organized the program out-did themselves by signing up 25 outstanding cars, with a total…

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2015 Jaguar F-Type S V6 Coupe Test Drive

“Jaguar F-Type Coupe for 2015: A TRUE sports car once again” Three supercharged versions to choose from Jaguar’s launch of their all-new 2014 Jaguar F-Type Convertible heralded the marque’s return to a classic, two seat convertible sports car – something that had been missing from the iconic British manufacturer’s model lineup since the legendary XKE….

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2014 Jaguar F-Type Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer We can’t think of any auto company that has made as massive a turnaround as Jaguar. The classic British marque has gone from barely surviving through ownership changes to a pinnacle where now, the company has impressive ratings and a growing stable of outstanding products. The latest addition luxury lineup is the…

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Run to the Sun 2013 – Part 2

By Bill Schaffer Portland, Ore. – Every year an automotive writer’s organization Barb and I belong to has a two-day drive called Run to the Sun (RttS). It gives us a chance to sample some of the manufacturers’ latest offerings. This year Barbara was away at a Jeep-Ram-Dodge program in Southern California, so I was…

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2014 Jaguar F-Type Test Drive

“2014 Jaguar F-Type: Return to a TRUE sports car” Three supercharged versions to choose from Seattle, Washington – The launch of the all-new 2014 Jaguar F-Type heralds the marque’s return to a classic, two seat convertible sports car – something missing from the iconic British manufacturer’s model lineup since the legendary XKE. The F-Type represents…

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