Review: 2014 Jaguar F-Type V8 S [w/video]

Filed under: Convertible, Performance, Videos, Jaguar, New Car Reviews, Luxury

2014 Jaguar F-Type V8 S

Withhold judgment on the world’s greatest exhaust note until after you’ve heard the Jaguar F-Type V8 S (scroll down now for a sneak peek). Its cackle, boom and pop under deceleration will have you rifling through its glovebox looking for a tool to remove the stereo. An in-dash audio system is trivial when four round pipes on the tail-end of a vehicle sound this good.

Combining modern technology with age-old exhaust plumbing, Jaguar’s British engineers have developed a way to propel spent combustion gases into the atmosphere in a manner that elevates the complete driving experience. At idle, it purrs. Under acceleration, it roars. During cruise, it soothes. Perhaps most compellingly, during deceleration, it titillates.

Thankfully, the newest two-place convertible from Jaguar isn’t only defined by its mesmerizing soundtrack – the F-Type would be an impressive sports car even if the world went silent.

Continue reading 2014 Jaguar F-Type V8 S [w/video]

2014 Jaguar F-Type V8 S [w/video] originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 14 Nov 2013 11:58:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.


About Michael Harley