The most exciting car on sale?

Jaguar's least practical car also happens to be one of the most thrilling to drive - even in December, writes Shane O'Donoghue.

8th December, 2013
It's no exaggeration to say that the Jaguar X-Type is one of the most exciting cars money can buy in Ireland right now.

Conditions conspired against my first proper test of the Jaguar F-Type on Irish roads. It took place last week, which, as you may have noticed, is December. Not the best time to truly experience an open-topped sports car. Especially not one with 380hp from its supercharged engine, rear-wheel drive and high-performance Pirelli low profile tyres fitted.

Or so it would seem. But despite low temperatures it stayed mercifully dry most of the time last week,...

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