If it feels like it's been decades since Jaguar fielded an entry into the sports car segment, that's because it has. The Jaguar XJS and the XK that followed it were grand touring cars that, while plenty quick, didn't offer the visceral road connection of a true sports car.
The 2014 Jaguar F-TYPE offers a clean slate for the British brand to once again cater to the sports car market that it once owned outright. The Jaguar F-Type might be a paean to days gone by in terms of its mission statement, but there is absolutely nothing retro about this roadster, allowing it to go toe-to-technological-toe with any other drop-top currently available from its Teutonic competitors.
Let's take a look at 10 things you need to know about the 2014 Jaguar F-Type.