At the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed the British marque maker Jaguar will debut its four new cars. At the event which is scheduled from June 25-28, the automaker will organise the world premiere of Jaguar XJ range along with the debut appearance of Jaguar XJR Rapid Response Vehicle (RRV) build by Bloodhound SSC. Adding glam to the event, Formula One star driver Kimi Raikkonen of team Ferrari will also attend the show on June 26.
Apart from the aforementioned cars, the automaker will also host the UK premiere of new Jaguar XF and first public appearance of Jaguar F-TYPE Project 7. Visitors to the Jaguar Land Rover stand will be able to try out the new Bloodhound SSC driving experience and take part in a live track experience of F-TYPE, accompanied by a pro driver.
A video showing the creation of the Bloodhound XJR can be viewed here:
The new Jaguar XJ now features a new InControl Touch Pro touchscreen infotainment system offering door-to-door navigation, seamless iOS and Android connectivity, Wi-Fi hotspot and 26-speaker, 1,300W Meridian Digital Reference audio system. The saloon is powered by the 3.0-litr V6 diesel engine which churns a max power of 300PS with peak torque of 700Nm.
The RRVs will be used by the Bloodhound team throughout the high-speed tests and World Land Speed Record attempts. John Edwards, Managing Director - Special Operations at Jaguar Land Rover, said: “These are specially developed cars for a very special purpose, showcasing SVO’s ability to design and engineer bespoke vehicles to the highest possible standards. Equally importantly we’re proud to be playing a part in another great British land speed record attempt.”