The new Jaguar XE SV Project 8 has broken another race circuit lap record….proving its status as the world’s fastest production saloon car.
The new record was achieved at the WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca circuit California.
Racing driver – Randy Pobst managed to drive around the 2.238 mile race circuit in 1 minute 37.54 seconds. This new record is almost a second quicker than the previous production saloon car record at this race circuit.
Michael van der Sande, Jaguar Land Rover Special Operations Managing Director, said:
“This Laguna Seca lap record is another powerful demonstration of the Jaguar XE SV Project 8’s performance credentials.
Designed, engineered and hand-assembled by Special Vehicle Operations, this record-breaking sedan is made for the world’s most demanding driving enthusiasts.”
We Blog Any Car stats:
- 5.0 litre supercharged V8 engine
- 592 Hp
- 4 wheel drive
- 8 speed Quickshift ZF auto transmission
- 3.3 seconds 0 to 60 mph
- 200 mph top speed
- 300 units will ever be built
- £149,995 U.K prices start from
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