Jaguar F-TYPE vs Porsche 718 Cayman


The Two-Door Tango: Compare 2017 Porsche 718 Cayman vs 2017 Jaguar F-TYPE Coupe in Richmond

The low-riding, two-door, freshly fierce sports are a staple of the performance world in Richmond, Hanover, Mechanicsville, Petersburg, and Charlottesville--and the Porsche 718 Cayman and the Jaguar F-TYPE are unapologetic icons, each in their own right.

But before you make a snap decision to buy one of these high-performance sports coupes over the other, you may want to consider the similarities between them, and what makes them wildly different. From powertrain to seat upholstery, and acceleration to road manners around town, the choice between a Porsche and a Jaguar should never be made with lightness.

Fortunately, the team at Brown's Richmond Jaguar has done a lot of the heavy lifting for you, gathering specs, feature information, technology updates, and pricing info. Compare Porsche 718 Cayman vs Jaguar F-Type coupe here, and be sure to contact us if you have any questions.

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Powertrain Performance and Personality: Porsche 718 Cayman vs Jaguar F-TYPE

Both of these exceptional coupes offer a selection of high-powered performance options, but their unique personas are two entirely different beasts. When the comparison winds down to personality of the two cars, that choice is up to you. Numbers and hard facts, though--that's our department.

  • The Jaguar F-TYPE coupe offers more engine options than the Porsche 718 Cayman: Porsche maxes out at 350 horsepower, while Jaguar can surge up to 550 horsepower from the F-TYPE's supercharged V8 engine
  • 0-60 times for the Porsche 718 Cayman are comparable to V6 F-TYPE models, but cannot best F-TYPE R and SVR models
  • Rear-wheel drive is your only option in the Porsche 718 Cayman; the Jaguar F-TYPE is available with Instinctual All-Wheel Drive (AWD)

Features and Driver Benefits: Porsche 178 Cayman vs Jaguar F-TYPE

Trim levels for the F-TYPE coupe include the F-TYPE, F-TYPE Premium, F-TYPE R, and F-TYPE SVR; the Porsche 718 offers only the Cayman and Cayman S. Both Porsche and Jaguar offer impressive owner-satisfaction and reliability ratings--so you can be confident in your decision. But look inside, listen to the sounds, and view the fine print to see the real differences between these two coupes.

  • If you prefer the true brash performance of a real sports car, the showy and fun-to-drive F-TYPE is more rewarding than the 718 Cayman
  • The Jaguar F-TYPE offers more standard features for the price, including navigation, Bluetooth, premium audio system, and satellite radio
  • The Jaguar F-TYPE's versatile trunk space is more easily-accessible then the 718 Cayman's quirky and confusing small dual cargo areas


Consider the Jaguar F-TYPE Experience If You've Been Shopping Porsche 718 Models

The iconic Jaguar F-TYPE is truly more than just a set of specifications, an engine, and some bits of metal--it's an experience. And one that must be felt to really be understood and appreciated.

Visit our Richmond dealership to take a test drive in the breathtaking new F-TYPE, compare to other new Jaguar for sale, and explore your options. If you've been driving a different model but want to upgrade to a new F-TYPE, you can get a fair price for your Porsche when you choose to trade it in with Brown's Richmond Jaguar.