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What better way to promote a fast car than putting it next to a popular Hollywood actress. Michelle Rodriguez jumped at the wheel of the fastest series production Jaguar.

On a closed highway in the Nevada desert, home to the world renowned Silver State Classic Challenge road race, the actress pushed the F-Type SVR Coupe to its top speed with the speedometer indicating 201 mph, a personal top speed for the star.

Developed by Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations to be lighter, quicker, faster and more powerful, the F-Type SVR has an acceleration from 0 to 60mph in just 3.5 seconds.

Michelle Rodriguez said: "Driving this car was insane! I've now broken my personal speed record in the beautiful Jaguar F-TYPE SVR. Reaching 201mph felt amazing, the car drove really smoothly, all my corrections were minimal, I was super focused, and it really reacted in all the right ways. I don't think I'd ever go this fast without a professional driver seated next to me, but oh man, it was an incredible feeling."

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