It's not going to be too difficult for Jaguar to slap a roof on the F-Type, but it does make sense for them to take their time before launching it. And driving a barely disguised coupé like this one round the streets of Gaydon won't exactly hurt its prospects. The rumour mill can be a good thing in driving up interest.
When I visited the Jaguar factory back in Castle Bromwich back in March to see the F-Type being made I asked about an F-Type coupe. "Let's get the convertible out of the way first," was the answer. Ian Callum, on Twitter, keeps letting out little nuggets of information when asked about a coupé F-Type. His latest, when asked if the coupé will be better looking than the convertible: "Could be..."