Jaguar at the 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Article by Anita Panait, on July 11, 2013

Jaguar will showcase both its legends and its future at 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed scheduled on July 11-14, 2013.  The carmaker intends to field some of its important heritage vehicles for the Goodwood Hill climb. Aside from that, Jaguar also intends to unveil three new “R” vehicles − with a combined power output of 1650 PS − to the UK public.

The carmaker likewise plans to unveil also a new design study based on the Jaguar F-TYPE convertible sports car, called the Project 7.  All of these exciting new models and concepts can be viewed up close in the Festival of Speed Supercar Paddock. The limited-edition Jaguar XKR-S GT will see also action for the first time in the United Kingdom. It will be piloted by six-time Olympic Champion Sir Chris Hoy on July 12, 2013 in the Supercar Run.

The Jaguar XJR high performance saloon, which boasts of a supercharged, 550-PS 5.0-liter V8 engine, will have its first public appearance during the Goodwood Festival of Speed, to be driven by Gran Turismo producer Kazunori Yamauchi on July 13, 2013. Jaguar will also take the its F-TYPE-based new design study on the Goodwood Hill, to be driven by its Chief Engineer, Vehicle Integrity, Mike Cross.

"In addition to the hill climb activities, visitors to the Goodwood Festival of Speed will be able to view a range of new Jaguar vehicles in the brand’s eye-catching, two-storey pavillion, including the XFR-S performance saloon; the new XJR flagship and the recently-launched XF Sportbrake. The new F-TYPE sports car will also be on show, as will an example of an F-TYPE chassis which allows visitors to examine the all-aluminium structure in its high-tech, lightweight glory. A stunning new art installation, inspired by Jaguar design, created by Royal College of Art students and unveiled during the recent Clerkenwell Design Week in London, will also be on display for the duration of the Goodwood Festival of Speed." said the press release.

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