Jaguar land rover special operations debut at goodwood festival of speed
Longterm supporter of the annual Goodwood Festival of Speed, Jaguar, will be making some noise at next
week’s event from 2629 June with an exceptional lineup of its cars, both old and new.
Visitors to the Jaguar stand at the spectacular automotive show will be delighted to see the first new product
from Jaguar Land Rover Special Operations the new division of Jaguar Land Rover responsible for a range
of special product and service programmes for Jaguar and Land Rover customers.
Chiming perfectly with Goodwood’s 2014 Festival theme of ‘Addicting to Winning’, Jaguar will have an
extensive selection of its past, present and nearfuture models at the event, including victorious examples of
the racing Dtype, XJS TWR and XJR9 tackling the famous 1.16mile hillclimb.
Two of the Jaguar Heritage Trust’s significant Dtypes will be in action as this legendary Jaguar marks its
60th anniversary. The original 1954 Dtype prototype will be demonstrated, as will the later 1956 ‘Long
Nose’ model, to be driven by exGrand Prix racer Bruno Senna. Bruno recently covered over 1,000 miles in
this car at the 2014 Mille Miglia, with codriver and fellow Formula 1 star, Martin Brundle.
Other Jaguar Heritage competition racers in action at Goodwood will include the iconic ‘Group 44’ Etype,
the GroupA XJS TWR and the 1988 Le Manswinning XJR9 LM, the latter being reunited with one of its
victorious team drivers; Andy Wallace.
Away from the competition cars, examples of Jaguar’s new production FTYPE R Coupé and XFRS
Sportbrake will be publically seen in action at the Festival, with both set for high speed drives up the famous