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Few £60,000 cars can live with a Jaguar F-type V6 S coupé on the road, but could the Porsche Cayman GTS be one of them? Steve Sutcliffe finds out.

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Comments

    • Quacktics are Go
      Quacktics are Go

      Both my Mum and I are looking to buy a new car. We've both test driven the Cayman S and the F-type. I fell in love with the Jag and she's fallen in love with the Porsche.

      about 29 days ago
    • Mark Hall
      Mark Hall

      Cars named after animals, why?

      about 1 month ago
    • Mark Hall
      Mark Hall

      Inhumane

      about 1 month ago
    • Biking Bad with TC
      Biking Bad with TC

      I’d have to agree with Steve Sutcliffe, if there’s just one car I could have...it would be the Cayman GTS, it’s just Brilliant!

      about 1 month ago
    • Robert Fisher
      Robert Fisher

      The Cayman might be better but I would have the jaguar, though I did find it a bit snug compared to my XK.

      about 2 months ago
    • Mike Fahy
      Mike Fahy

      Would love to have either car both are great looking and sound great the old gts sounds better than the new turbo 4

      about 3 months ago
    • Paul Stabin
      Paul Stabin

      The Jag is a stunner. But in the end it's about the pure driving experience, so the Cayman gets the nod. Especially with a true 6 speed manual.

      about 3 months ago
    • Jus Rarsh
      Jus Rarsh

      The Cayman not bad but we seen it a million times. The F type looks more exciting and sounds much better. Sharper body lines all around it. People that buy this Porsche is just going after a name.

      about 4 months ago
    • Nash Home
      Nash Home

      3:20 to 3:33 is why the Jag overshadows the Porsche and every other car in its league. You just cannot argue with that beauty.
      And then ofcourse Porsche went and made the Boxster & Cayman in 4 cyclinder cars. Urgh.

      about 4 months ago
    • BusinessClassOnly
      BusinessClassOnly

      Indian car is ugly

      about 5 months ago
    • 83_Bismuth
      83_Bismuth

      Well, if a British journalist chose Porsche over a Jag it must be not just a bit but substantially better.

      about 5 months ago
    • Poppy Neese
      Poppy Neese

      The F Type is just such a pretty car! When Britts put their hearts in it, we get real beauties!

      about 5 months ago
    • manofweed1
      manofweed1

      To quote from another comparison years ago. 'The Jag is a car whilst the Porsche is a machine'.

      about 6 months ago
    • Yogan surian Naik
      Yogan surian Naik

      the cayman is lighter and faster turns better. its obviously the more capable sports car. if only jag cut
      out all the flab and drilled the chassis it would then stand a chance.

      about 6 months ago
    • netweed09
      netweed09

      1 of those rivalries where you really cannot pick a winner; just 2 Beautiful cars at the very top of the tree

      about 7 months ago
    • Robert
      Robert

      The Jaguar is much nicer looking than your typical boring Porsche

      about 7 months ago
    • F R
      F R

      But I’ll buy the F-Type...soon...

      about 7 months ago
    • TheSushiandme
      TheSushiandme

      I have a Corvette C7, but i also want a F Type and a Cayman. Will buy them all in the future. :) grind grind grind

      about 8 months ago
    • Doc Holiday
      Doc Holiday

      Aŕe u hiring drivers ? I can drive the hell out them ...hehaaaa

      about 8 months ago
    • Richard Marriott
      Richard Marriott

      Depends what you want though doessn't it? The Jag is by far better looking (in my opinion) and has that road presence the Porsche lacks.

      about 8 months ago
    • Neon P Lotus
      Neon P Lotus

      When are they introducing the Ingenium I6?
      They claim their new design is modular, but what, They’re gonna stop at 4 cylinders when they could make 6????

      I mean, don’t get me wrong, their I4 makes the same HP as their now defunct 12 cylinder, but seriously, an I6 is pure jaguar.

      about 10 months ago
    • Kia Hwee Lee
      Kia Hwee Lee

      JLR reliability and quality are horrendous.

      about 10 months ago
    • Rani De Jhansi
      Rani De Jhansi

      Everytime when a german car competes with a british one, the british is a "far way" better looking car, and it turns more heads on the street, right? Because "it's british", right? And all of us buy a sports car to listen how loud it roars, if it farts, if it throws flames out of the exhausts, how it drifts or how "fun" is to drive it (and to fly away out of the road), right?... Maybe from the british purists' point of view, - american cowboys too -. Because most of people first demand "knife edged" accuracy and safety when driving even a sports car, without so many heartbeats.

      about 11 months ago
    • Alexander Ström
      Alexander Ström

      Like both cars. But I went for the Porsche and I love it!

      about 1 year ago
    • chopin la jolla
      chopin la jolla

      Jag is a luxury sport sedan, Cayman GT4 is a true sport car.

      about 1 year ago
    • Smart DRC
      Smart DRC

      Why not both 😋

      about 1 year ago
    • Hooded Claw
      Hooded Claw

      Selling F type jag before it falls to bits and buying a Cayman. Jaguar are a joke.

      about 1 year ago
    • Steve B
      Steve B

      These might have been a similar price new, but the GTS has held its value incredibly well and is at least 15k more than the equivalent Jag 2nd hand now. I was looking at a base 981 Boxster or Cayman, but am leaning towards the Jag now as you are getting a lot more for your money.

      about 1 year ago
    • jay Seifert
      jay Seifert

      Did you re-run this comparison with the AWD v8 vs. the Caymen? The Jaaag probably walks away from the Porsche in the R configuration and for not a lot more $'s. With discounts of up to 25% on the new, old stock '17 R models they seem like far to good a bargain to miss..

      about 1 year ago
    • cosmic charlie
      cosmic charlie

      PORSCHE. There is no substitute!

      about 1 year ago