Jaguar F-Pace SUV revealed in World Record stunt

VIDEO: Jaguar F-Pace: already a World Record holder!

Jaguar F-Pace loop-the-loopThe Jaguar F-Pace SUV was revealed in dramatic fashion on the eve of the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show – with a Guinness World Record for the largest ever loop-the-loop!

Jaguar’s first-ever SUV, the new F-Pace crossover goes on sale in 2016 priced from £34,710. It’s going head-to-head with the Porsche Macan and Audi Q5, and will also rival the BMW X3.

Jaguar F-Pace

It’s a crucial car for Jaguar, which the firm will give its public debut at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show this week. But, before that, it had a Guinness World Record to claim – for the highest-ever loop-the-loop!

Brit stuntman Terry Grant drove the new F-Pace around the 19-metre high 360-degree loop, experiencing forces of 6.5G in the process – that’s more than space pilots. Jaguar’s been planning the launch stunt for months…

Stunt driver Grant said: “Driving the world’s largest loop tonight was a very proud moment in my career… I am delighted to bring the Guinness World Record back to the UK and help Jaguar run rings around their competitors ahead of the motor show tomorrow.”


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Richard Aucock
Richard is director at Motoring Research. He has been with us since 2001, and has been a motoring journalist even longer. He won the IMCO Motoring Writer of the Future Award in 1996 and the acclaimed Sir William Lyons Award in 1998. Both awards are run by the Guild of Motoring Writers and Richard is currently chairman of the world's largest organisation for automotive media professionals. Richard is also a juror for World Car Awards and the UK juror for the AUTOBEST awards.


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