Jaguar XKR-S
Jaguar XKR-S

The Jaguar E-TYPE's 50th anniversary will be celebrated with cars from the past, present and the future with Jaguar being honoured as featured marque at the 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed.

A Jaguar-themed sculpture will be erected on the lawn in front of Goodwood House. The sculpture is 28 metres high and weighs 150 tonnes, and is designed by Gerry Judah.

The high speed 1.6 mile Goodwood Hill run will see past Jaguars, including a Jaguar E-TYPE Group 44 racer, a D-type, an XK140 and XJ13 racer.

Also at the event will be the Jaguar XKR-S, the fastest Jaguar in a generation, reaching 100mph in just over 8 seconds. The 510PS Jaguar XFR will make its UK public debut, the same model which was awarded 'Most Spirited getaway" at the Festival of Speed press day earlier in the year.

On the Jaguar display stand will be the jaguar C-X75 concept car, providing an indication of a road going versions currently being developed by Jaguar and Williams F1.

The Moving Motor Show on Thursday 30th June 2011 will see jaguar's latest models being available to drive up the Goodwood Hill by invited guests.

Published : 24/06/11 Author : Staff

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