LONDON, England – Jaguar and sister automaker Land Rover debuted a series of models at the 2019 ”annual celebration of all things automotive” – the Goodwood Festival of Speed over July 4-7.
Continuing the most demanding test regime of any pre-production Land Rover to date, a camouflaged prototype Defender put its on-road dynamic abilities to the test on the hill in the ‘First Glance’ batch twice daily.
Taking a short break from the world’s first all-electric production based international race series supporting Formula E, the all-electric Jaguar eTrophy I-Pace race car stormed the Goodwood Hill each day for the Goodwood crowds for the first time.
At the other end of the spectrum, and making use of their 441kW and 405kW respectively, the recently unveiled Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Touring Pack the new Range Rover Velar SVAutobigraphy Dynamic were also in the the First Glance batch.
British rally driver Jade Paveley was there to push the limits of the one-off Jaguar F-Type rally car throughout the weekend.
JLR’s UK MD Rawdon Glover told The Corner in a media release: “Annually, the Goodwood Festival of Speed is our largest event. We pulled out all the stops for 2019 event by bringing our award-winning Jaguars and Land Rovers to our stand and the hill.
“We created an inviting space for customers to spend time with the team as one of the only stands to offer in-car experiences. I was particularly excited to see the new Defender on the Hill our customers loved rides in the Jaguar F-Type on our handling circuit and the Land Rover on the off-road course.”