Upon hearing the question "2019 Jaguar F-TYPE vs. 2019 Porsche 718 Cayman: Which Is Best?", you might have a question of your own: “How did that number become part of the Cayman’s name?” To differentiate this generation (the fourth, launched in 2016) from its predecessor, Porsche added "718." It was the name of a racing car from the late 1950s/early 1960s, part of Porsche’s impressive motorsport history.
Both the 718 Cayman and the F-Type serve as entry levels to owning not just a great sports machine, but each marque has an incredible heritage. Jaguar’s beautiful racing cars were hitting 170 mph back in the 1950s. Things like this help form a company’s philosophy. We’re comparing the two least expensive vehicles from upscale manufacturers. Let’s see how the competition pans out.