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Jaguar XE sets lap record at forgotten circuit

Jaguar XE 300 Sport sets lap record at forgotten Grand Prix circuit in France

A Jaguar XE 300 Sport has established a lap record for a production saloon at the original Circuit de Charade in Clermont Ferrand, France. The 5-mile (8km) track, which included public road sections, hosted the French Grand Prix in 1965, 1969, 1970 and 1972, but it fell out of favour for …

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Hot Skoda in bizarre 134mph arrow-catching record

Skoda Octavia arrow shoot record breaker

Daredevil Markus Haas set a new Guinness World record for the farthest arrow fired and caught in a moving vehicle – with a little help from a Skoda Octavia Combi vRS 245. Markus, a martial arts expert, teamed up with Olympic archer Laurence Baldauff to set the remarkable 57.5m (188ft) …

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London to Brussels in a Jaguar I-Pace

Jaguar I-Pace Channel Tunnel

The 100% electric Jaguar I-Pace has showcased its efficiency and practicality, driving the 229 miles from London to Brussels on a single charge. Starting its epic journey on London’s South Bank, with its 90kWh battery fully charged, it headed to the Channel Tunnel terminal at Folkestone. However, unlike the 80 …

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Jaguar XE SV Project 8 sets speed record

Record-breaking Jaguar XE SV Project 8 at Laguna Seca

The awesome Jaguar XE SV Project 8 has confirmed its status as the world’s fastest production saloon with a new lap record in the US. Driver Randy Pobst clocked 1min 37.54sec in a Project 8 at the 2.2-mile WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California – almost a second faster …

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Lotus celebrates 70th birthday in style

Lotus 70th

A unique ‘burning rubber’ video has been released to help mark 70 years of Lotus sports cars. Filmed in real time on the Lotus test track at Hethel in Norfolk, a 70th tribute logo was created using tyre marks left by an Exige Sport 410 and Evora GT410 – a …

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Volkswagen’s Pikes Peak record run – from all angles

Volkswagen's Pikes Peak record run

Watch Romain Dumas break the 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb record in Volkswagen’s revolutionary electric racer. Dumas was at the wheel of the 650PS all-electric ID R prototype specially crafted for the purpose. Defeating cars powered by conventional engines, his time of 7:57.148 minutes not only smashed the previous …

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Watch Ford race the Fiesta ST – 400m underground!

Fiesta ST Takes on Great European Driving Road You Never Heard of – 400 Metres Underground

Ford showcased the performance prowess of the all-new Fiesta ST in a unique location – 400 metres below ground in one of Europe’s largest salt mines. Shot at a secret location with World Rally Championship driver Elfyn Evans at the wheel, the Fiesta ST is seen slipping, sliding and jumping …

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Andy Murray goes electric with Jaguar

Andy Murray and his all-electric Jaguar I-Pace

British tennis ace Andy Murray has taken delivery of the all-new, all-electric Jaguar I-Pace. The Wimbledon winner fulfilled the promise he made during WWF’s World Earth Hour to ‘go electric’ and become one of the first Jaguar I-PACE customers on World Environment Day. Panasonic Jaguar Racing driver and fellow WWF …

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