Most-Watched Videos of the Week

Debuting at No. 1 this week on our list of most-watched videos is our overview of the Cars.com $40,000 3-Row SUV Challenge. Watch as expert judges from Cars.com, "MotorWeek" and USA Today, along with a real-life family, rank their favorites among the contenders. Filling out the middle of the list are a trio of videos from "MotorWeek," including list newcomers the 2014 Audi Q5 TDI and 2014 Jaguar F-Type V8 S. Check out what else was popular.

1. $40,000 3-Row SUV Challenge
2. 2014 Audi Q5 TDI ("MotorWeek")
3. 2014 Jaguar F-Type V8 S ("MotorWeek")
4. 2014 Nissan Rogue ("MotorWeek")
5. 2014 Honda Ridgeline

By Matt Schmitz | April 12, 2014 | Comments (2)

2015 Jaguar F-Type Coupe: Up Close

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There isn't one body line, curve or crease that looks out of place on the Jaguar F-Type coupe. The way the roofline stretches back into the rear deck and the rear fenders jut out over the wheels is perfect enough to make you forget the F-Type first debuted as a convertible.

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Ogling the F-Type coupe is like looking at an entirely new car.

By Joe Bruzek | November 22, 2013 | Comments (0)

2015 Jaguar F-Type Coupe Photo Gallery (13 Photos)

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Consistent with its purported Darth Vader-inspired design cues, the debuting 2015 Jaguar F-Type coupe made a red-laser-beam-accented arrival Tuesday night on the eve of the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show like it was landing at the Death Star. The fervently anticipated coupe version of the rear-wheel-drive luxury performance car — Jaguar's first proper sports car in decades — follows the convertible version introduced for the 2014 model year. But the coupe's topline trim packs a supercharged 5.0-liter V-8 that makes 550 horsepower, an 11 percent increase over the roadster's best effort.

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Take note of the smooth, pillar-free body side, courtesy of a single piece of pressed aluminum. Abundant leather with contrast stitching covers the instrument panel and interior, while trunk space has expanded thanks to the new body style. Check out the gallery below. Cars.com photos by Joe Bruzek.

By Matt Schmitz | November 20, 2013 | Comments (0)

2015 Jaguar F-Type Coupe at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show

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Competes with: Porsche 911, Chevrolet Corvette, Audi RS 5
Looks like: A proper Jaguar coupe with all the right curves
Drivetrain: 340- or 380-hp, supercharged 3.0-liter V-6; 550-hp, supercharged 5.0-liter V-8; eight-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive
Hits dealerships: Spring 2014

The F-Type convertible may have debuted first, but it was merely a tease for the gorgeous F-Type coupe Jaguar revealed this week at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show. We couldn't help wonder, nor could our readers, how soon the coupe would debut after the convertible. From our first impressions, it seems like the wait was worth it, though we already had a hunch of what to expect based on Jaguar's C-X16 concept from a few years ago to which the production version stays faithful.

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The F-Type convertible already impressed us with its dedicated sports-car athleticism. The coupe takes the F-Type's sports-car commitment to the next level as the automaker says it's the most torsional rigid production Jaguar ever. With all that rigidity, Jaguar deemed it a perfect fit for the F-Type coupe's range-topping F-Type R with 550 horsepower. The R is now the most powerful F-Type, adding 55 horsepower over the convertible's most powerful F-Type V8 S. The F-Type R coupe is good for zero to 60 mph in an estimated 4.0 seconds.

By Joe Bruzek | November 20, 2013 | Comments (3)

Will the Jaguar F-Type Come as a Coupe?

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By Rick Popely | November 9, 2013 | Comments (0)

2015 Jaguar F-Type Coupe To Bow in L.A.

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Jaguar's gorgeous C-X16 concept has already inspired one new production vehicle, the 2014 F-Type convertible, and Jaguar just gave us a glimpse of the second. The all-aluminum 2015 F-Type coupe will go on sale in spring 2014.

"We've been overwhelmed by the positive reaction to the F-Type convertible, but for me the purity of creating a sports coupe is a uniquely satisfying process — and I know that both visually and dynamically, F-Type coupe raises the bar yet again." Ian Callum, Jaguar's director of design, said in a statement.

By Jennifer Geiger | November 6, 2013 | Comments (1)

2014 Jaguar F-Type Cars.com Review

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The F-Type marks the return of a pure sports car to Jaguar's lineup, says Cars.com reviewer Joe Wiesenfelder. The convertible's eager power, engaging dynamics and head-turning looks make an intoxicating combination. What's not engaging, however, is this cat's growl; Wiesenfelder says the car's sound is a disappointment. Check out his full review below.

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By Jennifer Geiger | October 28, 2013 | Comments (2)

2014 Jaguar F-Type: Photo Gallery

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Cars.com reviewer Joe Wiesenfelder called Jaguar's new convertible a tour de force of eager power, engaging dynamics and head-turning looks. The F-Type's eye-catching styling is backed up by some pretty potent power. Wiesenfelder tested the 495-horsepower, supercharged V-8, good for a zero-to-60 mph time of 4.2 seconds. But how does it sound? Not as cool as you'd think.

Click here for his First Drive and check out Wiesenfelder's photos below.

By Jennifer Geiger | August 21, 2013 | Comments (3)

2014 Jaguar F-Type: First Drive

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Jaguar's first all-new model since 2009, and its first pure sports car in decades, is no touring car; the 2014 F-Type roadster is more a tour de force of eager power, engaging dynamics and head-turning looks. I drove V-6 and V-8 versions, both in S trim, on both a track and the roads around Seattle.

Not to take anything away from the longtime Cars.com favorite XK, but that model — despite its excellent athleticism — is still more of a touring vehicle, and one with four seats. The F-Type is a rear-wheel-drive soft-top roadster, at least until a coupe comes along in the undetermined future. Why the name F-Type? Well, it's the spiritual successor to the classic E-Type.

The F-Type's styling isn't in the E-Type's ballpark ... or county, yet it catches the eye among the humdrum modern vehicles, and even within Jaguar's own lineup. To me it merely resembles a Jaguar, partly because of its more vertically oriented headlights and thin-slit taillights. These elements might be reserved for sporty Jaguars, but you can expect all future Jags to adopt some of the other design cues. Point of interest: A Jaguar designer says the headlight cluster was inspired by Darth Vader's tie fighter. (I'm not sure I see it, but if you think about it, the Empire's higher ranks were thick with British accents.)

By Joe Wiesenfelder | August 6, 2013 | Comments (2)

2014 Jaguar F-Type Video

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Jaguar’s 2014 F-Type convertible may be the smallest car in the luxury automaker’s 2014 lineup, but the F-Type is certainly not the least expensive with a starting price just under $70,000, including a destination charge. Cars.com reviewer Kelsey Mays takes an up-close look at the sleek F-Type at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

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The F-Type features V-6 or V-8 engines with power ranging from a mild 340 horsepower standard to an extreme 495 hp with a supercharged V-8 in S models. F-Types with the supercharged V-8 can accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 4.1 seconds. Expect the F-Type to go on sale this summer.

Check out the video below.

By Joe Bruzek | January 16, 2013 | Comments (0)

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