Land speed records: a history of a British obsession


Land speed records: a history of a British obsession

Britain has a long and proud association with the land speed record. We retrace key events in a 200mph Jaguar F-Type SVR

The land speed record has long been a goal for British engineers and daredevils alike. There are few – if any – better cars to take a look back at it with than the Jaguar F-Type SVR.

Imagine that most people who read this have done 126mph in a car, maybe driving, maybe as a passenger, maybe legally, maybe not. If you have, you’ll know it’s not that big a deal. If you’re on a long, straight autobahn or …read more

Source:: Autocar