Jaguar has just launched their latest E-PACE vehicle in record-breaking style, by achieving a spectacular, daring and gravity-defying Guinness World Records title.The car manufacturer decided to take on the Furthest barrel roll in a production vehicle – an iconic stunt often seen in action films like James Bond, but extremely difficult to pull off in reality.
The New Jaguar E-PACE has set an official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title during its world premiere in London. Leaping into the record books, Jaguar’s compact performance SUV achieved a epic 15.3 metre-long jump, complete with a 270-degree corkscrew-like ‘barrel roll’.
Behind the wheel was legendary British stunt driver Terry Grant.The company invited their go-to stunt driver Terry Grant to take on the challenge.As a multiple record-holder he was the perfect choice for the job.
The potentially dangerous attempt was months in preparation, as a team of experts tested different ramps and perfected the run-up speed.
The attempt took place at the ExCeL in London and saw Terry drive the Jaguar E-PACE up a ramp, travel through the air turning a minimum of 270-degrees, and land safely on the other side.He achieves a spectacular 15.3 metre-long barrel roll and adjudicator Pravin Patel was able to confirm a new record for the driver.