If Jaguar was asking themselves ‘What if” while the Special Vehicle Operations worked on Project 7, the limited edition Jaguar F-Type, now they seem to be asking “Why not?” Jaguar Land Rover SVO is at work again, and this time the result is the most powerful ever road legal Jaguar in history.

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 prototype testing Nurburgring World Copyright: Patrick Gosling / Beadyeye Ref:  XE_SV_Project8_NBR-0881.CR2

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 prototype testing Nurburgring World Copyright: Patrick Gosling / Beadyeye

The 5.0 L supercharged V8 tuned for the highest 600 PS (592hp) output, almost seems too enormous for this Jaguar XE. But that means, the car can be torn apart with record-breaking results, or plain goose bumps! Watch the Project 8 prototype in action at the Nürburgring Nordschleife – clad in art-house camouflage by SVO Design.

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 prototype testing Nurburgring World Copyright: Patrick Gosling / Beadyeye Ref:  XE_SV_Project8_NBR-0311.CR2

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 prototype testing Nurburgring World Copyright: Patrick Gosling / Beadyeye

Project 8 will become the second Collectors’ Edition vehicle from SVO, with no more than 300 cars made, all hand-assembled at SVO’s Technical Centre in Coventry. Full specs and details for Jaguar XE SV Project 8 will be revealed at www.Jaguar.com on 28 June 2017, ahead of its appearance at the Goodwood Festival of Speed on 30 June.

 

Jaguar XE SV Project 8: Collector’s edition speed machine was last modified: May 30th, 2017 by Sudeep Koshy

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