New Jaguar E-PACE Rolls into the Record Books

The new Jaguar E-PACE has set an official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title during its world premiere. The compact performance SUV leapt into the record books with a 15.3 metre-long jump complete with a 270-degree corkscrew-like ‘barrel roll’.

Guinness World Record Breaker

Demonstrating the agility, precision and performance of Jaguar’s newest SUV. For the feat was the final test for E-PACE after 25 gruelling months of work. That’s across four continents to ensure extreme durability. Also and that it lived up to Jaguar’s Art of Performance philosophy.The new Jaguar E-PACE has set an official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title during its world premiere. The compact performance SUV leapt into the record books with a 15.3 metre-long jump complete with a 270-degree corkscrew-like ‘barrel roll’.
E-PACE

The E-PACE completed its world record jump at ExCeL in London – one of only a handful of venues in the UK big enough to accommodate the 160-metre run-up and run-off vital for the 15-metre leap.

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Behind the wheel was stunt driver Terry Grant. All who has completed stunts on many film sets and holds an impressive 21 GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ titles.

Unsurprisingly, the barrel roll is not one to be tried at home. So months of testing and analysis were completed to fine-tune the stunt. That’s including achieving precisely the correct speed of run-up. The ramps were modelled extensively using CAD before any jumps took place. Terry experienced a G-Force of 5.5 during the 270 degree twist. Finally and required a 160-metre run up to hit the air at the correct speed.

The Jaguar E-PACE is a five-seat, compact SUV. One that packs the design and performance of a Jaguar sports car. All into a spacious, practical and connected all-wheel-drive vehicle.

Jaguar DNA

Trademark Jaguar driving dynamics and design put the brand’s sports car DNA in a practical design. One packed with advanced technologies to keep you connected.

The E-PACE is the newest member of Jaguar’s SUV family. Thereby joining the ground-breaking all-electric I-PACE Concept and the 2017 World Car of the Year. Also the Jaguar F-PACE – itself launched with a spectacular GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ setting loop-the-loop in 2015.

The exterior design is inspired by the Jaguar F-TYPE sports car and characterised by the distinctive Jaguar grille, muscular proportions, short overhangs and powerful haunches that give the E-PACE a bold and purposeful stance, instantly communicating dynamic agility. Jaguar sports car DNA is also evident in the fast sweep of the roofline and the distinctive side window graphic.

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