First model from Jaguar Land Rover Special Operations announced for Goodwood Festival of Speed

Article by Andrew Christian, on June 20, 2014

For the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed, Jaguar announced that it will unveil the first new product from Jaguar Land Rover Special Operations division. Although it didn’t give us any details we expect a sporty model powered by their 5.0-liter supercharged V8 engine found on the other R-S models and delivering 550 hp.

In addition, Jaguar said that it will being at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed victorious models of the racing such as the D-Type, XJS TWE and the XJR-9, which will tackle the famous 1.16-mile hill climb.

The Jaguar D-Type marks its 60th anniversary and the British manufacturer will being the original 1954 D-type prototype as well as the 1965 ‘Lon Nose’ model that will be drive by ex-Grand Prix racer Bruno Senna.

“Other Jaguar Heritage competition racers in action at Goodwood will include the iconic ‘Group 44’ E-type, the Group-A XJS TWR and the 1988 Le Mans-winning XJR-9 LM, the latter being reunited with one of its victorious team drivers; Andy Wallace. ” said the press release.

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