Jaguar XE SV Project 8, the world’s fastest sedan, broke his own lap record of the nürburgring Nordschleife

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Jaguar XE SV Project 8, the world’s fastest sedan, broke his own lap record of the nürburgring Nordschleife

Developed by a division of Jaguar Special Vehicle Operations Jaguar XE SV Project 8 has demonstrated the full range of its technical possibilities, setting a new record time, for which four-door production car held the track nürburgring Nordschleife: 7 minutes 18,361 seconds.

New officially recorded time of completion of 20.6 km of motorway in 2.9 seconds shorter than the previous record set Jaguar XE SV Project 8 in November 2017 and 7 seconds shorter than the time which could reach any other four-door sedans.

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 was the first car the middle class, which set the official lap record at the Nurburgring with a length of 20.8 km in 7 minutes 23,164 seconds.

On the German track in a double modification of the Track Pack car Jaguar XE SV Project 8 came back the driver of the development team in Vincent Radermecker. Thanks to the spring-hydraulic shock absorber ground clearance of the car has been adjusted on the corresponding track height. And the location is an adjustable front splitter and a carbon fiber rear aerodynamic wing provides maximum downforce and stability.

To improve the performance and accuracy of control during the last laps in the Jaguar XE SV Project 8 was serial installed new tires Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 R. Tested and selected by the engineers units of the Jaguar Special Vehicle Operations due to their capabilities on the road, these tires in their composition containing rubber mixtures, which are also used in the Michelin tires for racing cars.

Technical Director of Jaguar’s Special Vehicle Operations Jamal Hamidi said:

“The first record passage time of the nürburgring Nordschleife set Jaguar XE SV Project 8, proved the extraordinary capabilities of the world’s fastest sedan production. But the spirit of sport team of the division of Jaguar Special Vehicle Operations has proved that the Jaguar XE SV Project 8 can go even faster. The new record is a worthy reward to all who helped to push the boundaries of what is possible for our customers Jaguar XE SV Project”.

Engine all-wheel drive Jaguar XE SV Project 8 is a 5.0-litre Supercharged V8 up to 600 horsepower, thanks to which the car accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.7 seconds and its top speed is 320 km/h Flat and fully enclosed underbody Jaguar XE SV Project 8 delivers an enhanced level of aerodynamics, which plays a key role in the performance of the car.

Limited edition of the Jaguar XE SV Project 8 will be completed this year. Available in three four-door modification:

  • Easy modification of the double Track Pack – it set a new record for sedans on the nürburgring Nordschleife.
  • Four-modification with the same aerospacecom and performance, as in the modification of the Track Pack.
  • Modification Touring with a hidden fixed rear spoiler has an unmatched Q-car status. Such vehicles with a maximum speed of 300 km/h in just 15 in the world.
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