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Jaguar XE SV Project 8 sets new Nurburgring four-door lap record

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 is the fastest four-door sedan around the Nurburgring Nordschleife.

The Jaguar XE SV Project 8 has set the fastest lap around the Nurburgring. The limited edition model which debuted at the 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed went around in 7 min 21.23 sec beating the previous best time of 7 min 32 sec set by the Alfa Romeo Giulia Guadrifoglio.

The XE SV Project 8 is the creation of the Jaguar’s Special Vehicle Operation (SVO). It is a highly tuned version of the XE sedan. It features an adjustable rear spoiler, an aggressive front splitter and carbon rear diffuser along with a flat underbody to generate 122 kg of downforce at 186 mph.

Under the hood is 5.0-litre supercharged V8 that pushes out 590 hp which is paired with a ZF 8-speed automatic transmission. It does 0-60 mph in 3.3 sec.

Here’s an on-board video of the record lap.

We have compiled a list of supercars that could potentially set a new, ultimate lap record of the ‘Ring.

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