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Jaguar F-TYPE SVR debuts at FoS

Festival of Speed - Press Article

Spectacular new Jaguar F-TYPE SVR debuts at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Thursday 16th June 2016

Visitors to Goodwood’s Festival of Speed (June 23-26) will be the first to witness the new Jaguar F-TYPE SVR as it makes its UK dynamic debut this weekend.

The 200mph Jaguar will be demonstrating its supercar prowess as it makes its very first UK appearance at Goodwood’s iconic hillclimb event.

Engineered by Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations, the supercharged 5-litre V8 powered sportscar is the first to wear the prestigious ‘SVR’ badge and takes performance to the next level.

Capable of sprinting to 60mph from standing in just 3.5 seconds and with an exhaust note synonymous with its racing pedigree, the newest Jaguar represents the best of heritage and engineering expertise.

For visitors to the Press & Preview Day on Thursday, June 23, there is opportunity to get up close and personal with the newest “Big Cat” on the Jaguar Land Rover stand where it will take pride of place throughout the weekend.

Read what Erin Baker thought of the Jaguar F-TYPE SVR after she took it for an exclusive drive around Spain’s Motorland Aragon circuit and onto the beautiful Catalonian roads https://www.goodwood.com/grrc/road/news/2016/6/jaguar-f-type-svr/.

 

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Editors Notes

The Festival of Speed will take place from 23-26 June 2016.

Tickets and hospitality packages are on sale, with Saturday and Weekend tickets now completely sold out and Grandstand Packages only available on Sunday. More information is available via www.goodwood.com/tickets or via phone 01243 755055.

Staged every summer since 1993, the Goodwood Festival of Speed is the world’s largest automotive garden party; set against the spectacular backdrop of Goodwood House in West Sussex, UK. Over 600 cars and motorcycles spanning the phenomenal history of motoring and motor sport take part with some of the most legendary figures from the sport as well as international celebrities regularly attending. Highlights of the 2015 event, which took place on June 25-28, included the Moving Motor Show presented by the AA in association with The Telegraph, Forest Rally Stage, Michelin Supercar Paddock, Michelin Supercar Run, F1 paddock presented by Sky Sports F1, Drivers’ Club presented by TAG Heuer, GAS Arena powered by TomTom Bandit, Cartier Style et Luxe Concours d’Elegance, Aviation Exhibition and Bonhams Auction.

 

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