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To support the Bloodhound SSC attempt of setting a new land speed record, Jaguar unveiled a special edition F-Type. the car will be showcased during Coventry MotoFest as one of the cars that will support the Bloodhound world land speed record attempt. 
 
As Technical Partner of Bloodhound SSC, Jaguar is supplying engines, engineering expertise and a number of support vehicles for the attempt to break the world land speed record. The F-Type R AWD has already fulfilled a critical role in the development of the Bloodhound SSC with a communications test back in November 2014.
 
Fitted with the same radio equipment as the rocket powered Bloodhound SSC, the F-TYPE was driven head-to-head at top speed with a similarly equipped jet flown at 500 knots and just 20 feet above the ground. The combined closing speed of almost 700mph enabled the successful test of the system that will allow communications between the ground crew and Andy Green in Bloodhound SSC.
 
As we can easily notice, the special Jaguar is dressed in Bloodhound SSC livery and colours, created by Jaguar design. The car is the latest project of Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations and has a very long name: F-Type R AWD Bloodhound SSC RRV.
 
Joining the Bloodhound F-TYPE at MotoFest will be a star line-up of Jaguar heritage vehicles, including the 1953 C-type that was the first Jaguar to win the gruelling Le Mans 24 hour endurance race and made history when it became the first car to average 100mph over the course of the event.



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