Do you want to experience the open road behind the wheel of a luxury coupe? Since you require the finest luxury and most impressive performance features available, it is important to make an informed decision regarding your new vehicle. The 2019 Jaguar F-TYPE and Mercedes-Benz SL Roadster are two viable options for drivers in the Lake Bluff, IL area. The experts at Imperial Motors Jaguar have created the following page to highlight the key differences between the F-TYPE and SL Roadster. If you have initial questions for a product specialist at our Jaguar dealership in Lake Bluff IL, contact us at (877) 437-0379.

For the purposes of this comparison, we will be taking a closer look at the 2019 Jaguar F-TYPE, starting at $83,950 MSRP, and the 2019 Mercedes-Benz SL 450 Roadster, starting at $89,150 MSRP.


Do you have premium performance at the top of your wish list for your new luxury coupe? Our experts agree you'll prefer the Jaguar F-TYPE, which has significantly more horsepower, compared to the SL Roadster. The F-TYPE also includes an 8-speed automatic transmission, all-wheel drive, selectable drive modes, and an automatic start/stop system. Additional engine specs for both models can be found in the table below.

Jaguar F-TYPE


Mercedes-Benz SL 450 Roadster

3.0L V6


3.0L V6

380 HP


362 HP

4.9 sec.

0-60 MPH

4.9 sec.


The 2019 Jaguar F-TYPE and Mercedes-Benz SL Roadster offer a number of similar interior features such as seating with memory function, but only the F-TYPE is equipped to provide the lavish appointments you want most. Key interior features with the Jaguar F-TYPE include:

  • 12-way power adjustable seating
  • Electrically adjustable steering column with memory
  • Single-zone climate control
  • Premium carpet mats
  • Deployable front air vents
  • Chrome instrument cluster dial rings
2018 F-TYPE Interior


Stay connected from the track to the highway with the technology features included with the 2019 Jaguar F-TYPE and Mercedes-Benz SL Roadster. While both models provide exceptional features, the Jaguar T-TYPE is superior with the large 10-in. touchscreen and digital instrument cluster. Additional features you can expect with the Jaguar F-TYPE include the following:

  • Pro Services
  • InControl Apps™
  • Navigation Pro System
  • Meridian™ sound system
  • Bluetooth® connectivity
  • Touch Pro
2018 F-TYPE Safety and Technology


You want peace of mind knowing your luxury coupe is keeping you protected at every turn. The 2019 Jaguar F-TYPE offers several safety features that the Mercedes-Benz SL Roadster simply cannot compete with such as the Driver Condition Monitor, and Traffic Sign Recognition. Additional safety features included with the Jaguar F-TYPE includes:

  • Lane Keep Assist
  • Smart Key System™ with Keyless start
  • Emergency Brake Assist
  • Rearview camera
  • Rear parking aid
2018 F-TYPE Safety

Schedule a Test Drive in Lake Bluff, IL

Do you want to experience the breathtaking performance and timeless design of the 2019 Jaguar F-TYPE for yourself? Once you've selected an F-TYPE from our online collection, schedule a viewing appointment by calling Imperial Motors Jaguar of Lake Bluff, IL at (877) 437-0379.

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