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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

    • Talk my Walk
      Talk my Walk

      Missed out one massive thing as one other massive thing....
      1st -That Jag is one of the best looking motors around. A billion times better looking than that (or any) Porsche
      2nd - The Cayman, is a Cayman!

      about 3 days ago
    • JS
      JS

      This dude can drive !

      about 12 days ago
    • T013lA5
      T013lA5

      I still watch this video, because of the sound at 8:29

      about 28 days ago
    • KEVIN ROBSON
      KEVIN ROBSON

      It’s a head and heart decision......head is go for Porsche GTS and heart is the Jaguar FType V6 supercharged. I’m in the position this week to chose one and my heart will win !

      about 2 months ago
    • kirk lonsdale
      kirk lonsdale

      On the used market the jag is half the money... mega motors though

      about 2 months ago
    • An OtherGoogUser
      An OtherGoogUser

      Yet again, the Boxster/Cayman being tested on You Tube with some bloke having to change a manual gearbox, whilst the other car is spec'd with a fast action dual clutch gearbox.
      Why are Boxsters/caymans seemingly always tested with manuals on You Tube? Not only are manuals significantly slower, but there is a huge difference in the drive. In this test the Porsche would have pulled away on the straights if it had PDK. Why not compare like with like for a fair, comparable test? Come on - someone out there, test the Boxster/Cayman with PDK & Sports Chrono/launch control for a change, which is a much faster car than the manual.

      about 2 months ago
    • David Curry
      David Curry

      My wife and I followed a red V6S for about 40 miles down the A96. The Jag' has a very pretty behind and a great sound with no discernible S/charger whine. My wife was, as ever, driving briskly in an RS6 performance. The Audi was like a red -rag to the red Jag' ... so game on. The guy rinsed his Jag' .. maximum attack, sounded fab'. Thing was, my wife wasn't racing, merely driving briskly. She could have overtaken the jag' at any point but given the speeds involved we thought of the Jag as an early warning unit for mobile speed cameras. When the Jag turned away the driver gave us a big wave and flashed his hazards. He was delighted and had a great story for his mates in the pub and we didn't have a speeding ticket. Win - Win.

      about 3 months ago
    • 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 4 months ago
    • Mark Hall
      Mark Hall

      Cars named after animals, why?

      about 5 months ago
    • Mark Hall
      Mark Hall

      Inhumane

      about 5 months 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 5 months 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 6 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 7 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 7 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 8 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 8 months ago
    • BusinessClassOnly
      BusinessClassOnly

      Indian car is ugly

      about 9 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 9 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 9 months ago
    • manofweed1
      manofweed1

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

      about 10 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 10 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 11 months ago
    • Robert
      Robert

      The Jaguar is much nicer looking than your typical boring Porsche

      about 11 months ago
    • F R
      F R

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

      about 11 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 1 year ago
    • Doc Holiday
      Doc Holiday

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

      about 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year ago
    • Kia Hwee Lee
      Kia Hwee Lee

      JLR reliability and quality are horrendous.

      about 1 year 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 1 year ago