2019 Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Sedan Laguna Seca Review & Changes – We have an idea of exactly how fast the Jaguar XE SV Project 8 is but the British super saloon just extra one more document name to its resumé; that of the speediest manufacturing sedan all around Laguna Seca.
With Randy Pobst sitting down right behind the wheel, the XE SV Project 8 maintained to lap the Californian track in just 1:37.54, overcoming the Cadillac CTS-V’s lap time by a full second. Last year, the super-hostile Jaguar monitored a 7:21.23 at the Nurburgring. Built by JLR’s Special Vehicle Surgical procedures department, the XE SV Project 8 is the most extreme Jaguar nevertheless, providing 592hp (600PS) from its supercharged 5.-liter V8. Power will go to all four wheels via an eight-speed ZF automatic transmission, allowing the Project 8 to hit 60mph in 3.3 seconds (-100km/h in 3.7 seconds). Top speed is limited at 200mph.
In buy to generate the Project 8, the SVO department experienced to pre-professional and adjust the chassis and body of the regular XE, which includes the front firewall and the rear subframe. In fact, the car you see in the pictures shares only its front doors and roof with the regular manufacturing model.
Manufacturing is stringently limited to 300 hand-built models, with prices starting from $187,500 in the US. You could believe that that is a great deal of cash, however, the XE SV Project 8 is a whole lot of car way too.