Jaguar E-Pace lands record-breaking barrel roll at worldwide debut

Jaguar E-Pace lands record-breaking barrel roll at worldwide debut

The Jaguar E-Pace is a crossover SUV that is likely to sell like hotcakes. It is about a foot shorter than the F-Pace and about an inch and half longer than the Evoque.

As for the E-Pace, it is just what the populace wanted in the first place.

That set the record as the tallest loop the loop completed in a production vehicle.

Despite up to 300PS, the Jaguar E-Pace will be a bit slower than some of its scarier rivals. In March, the British company launched the I-Pace all-electric concept SUV, which was highlighted at the Geneva Motor Show.

This was the case with the new E-Pace crossover - there were very few teasers, and the world debut in London of the new compact SUV was accompanied by a Guinness World Record for the furthest ever barrel roll jump in a production vehicle.

Jaguar has taken the wraps off its new SUV, the E-Pace, at a glittering event in the UK.

The E-Pace stunt was performed at ExCel in London, which the company said was among only a handful of venues in the United Kingdom large enough to handle the 160-meter run (about 525 feet) needed before the leap. At its United Kingdom premiere, stunt driver Terry Grant did a 50-foot barrel roll in a production-spec E-Pace, setting a Guinness World Record in the process. Terry actually holds an impressive 21 GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS titles. And it was also the final test for E-PACE "after 25 months of work across four continents to ensure extreme durability and that it lived up to Jaguar's Art of Performance philosophy".

Читайте также: James Harden signs a historic contract extension with the Houston Rockets

"This unbelievable feat really was a sight to behold", said Pravin.

"While I've seen the barrel roll stunt in film", Guinness World Records adjudicator Pravin Patel later remarked, "witnessing this incredible feat in real life was something pretty special".

Guinness World Records adjudicator Pravin Patel said: "This wonderful feat really was a sight to behold". But the E-Pace is meant to appeal to a much younger demographic who might prefer a more engaging drive, so the styling also owes something to the F-Type sportscar. This is because the United Kingdom plant is running at capacity and won't be able to churn out the expected six-figure annual production run of the E-Pace.

With the E-Pace, Jaguar has fitted its own suspension to the shared platform including a version of the F-Pace's sophisticated five-link independent rear end, and adjustable dampers offering variations in ride comfort and handling stiffness come with the optional Adaptive Dynamics package.

Luggage space, meanwhile, is 572 litres, compared to 650 litres for the F-Pace and 505 litres for the BMW X1.

Buyers will be able to choose a version with a 300hp engine sending the auto through 60mph from rest in under six seconds, and will also be able to select sporty 21-inch wheels from the options list.

При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
«» 2007 - 2017 Copyright.
Автоматизированное извлечение информации сайта запрещено.

Код для вставки в блог

follow

editors' picks

Июля 13, 2017
Google and Facebook Join Net Neutrality Day to Protest FCC'S Proposed Rollback
Organizations like Change.org aren't the only ones against the FCC's move to end net neutrality. A 90-day comment period also began, with members of the public asked for their views.

Июля 13, 2017
Silverstone Pulls the Plug on British Grand Prix in Row Over Money
In 2009, a deal struck with F1's previous owners stipulated a promoter's fee should be paid by the BRDC to host the British race. The BRDC and Silverstone want to continue their relationship with F1, but they will not do so at the cost of financial ruin.

Июля 12, 2017
Takata recalls another 2.7M airbags
Takata inflators can explode with too much force when exposed to prolonged airborne moisture and hot-and-cold temperature cycles. Over 42-million vehicles from more than a dozen automakers have been recalled due to defective Takata airbag inflators.

Июля 12, 2017
Trump congratulates Iraqi PM on Mosul 'victory'
He cited allegations of threats of collective punishment and forced evictions in Mosul by Iraqi security forces and their allies.

Июля 12, 2017
Mehbooba Mufti: Head of every Kashmiri hangs in shame over attack
Meanwhile, President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have condemned the attack in the strongest terms. Separatist groups in Kashmir have condemned the attack, saying it "goes against the very grain of Kashmiri ethos".

Июля 11, 2017
Shark tears into swimmer's legs at Florida beach
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials say the shark was spotted around 3 p.m. headed close to shore. A swimmer was rushed to the hospital Sunday after he was bitten by a shark at Haulover Beach.

Июля 09, 2017
PM reminds world to honour commitment on Kashmir
Its top leader based in Pakistani-controlled Kashmir, Syed Salahuddin, was recently designated as a "global terrorist" by the U.S. Internet services on both mobile phones and broadband connection also remain suspended for the second day on Saturday.

Июля 08, 2017
Vince Carter signs 1-year deal with Sacramento Kings
Aside from Carter's abilities on the court, he will add to the positive, nurturing culture the Kings are looking to build. Carter, 40, has previously been a excellent shooter for both the this Grizzlies and Dallas Mavericks as he has aged.

Июля 05, 2017
Michael Keaton stars in new Spider-Man: Homecoming Vulture vignette
Now we have Tom Holland in the iconic red and blue suit in the upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming . The addition of the Avengers changes the trajectory of this current Spider-Man reboot.

Июля 05, 2017
Sagan wins third stage despite unclipping
After Sagan's disqualification, Alexander Kristoff moved up to second place in the stage, with Andre Greipel in third. The Manxman fell heavily after taking a nudge from world champion Peter Sagan in the final 100 metres in Vittel.