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Jaguar F-TYPE SVR PLUS Driving Experience

£299

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Max Laps
15 laps
Duration
3 hrs
Mileage
36 miles

Get behind the wheel of the mind-blowing Jaguar F-TYPE SVR coupe and experience what a four-wheel drive, supercharged, V8 engine Jaguar F-TYPE feels like around the UK's fastest race circuit. Guests will also receive expert tuition from our ARDS licensed race instructors to get you up to speed, then you'll also drive the Porsche Cayman before taking the F-TYPE SVR out on track.

  • Drive the exhilerating Jaguar F-TYPE SVR
  • Feel like an F1 driver in a proper racing car
  • Learn the circuit in a Porsche Cayman Cayman
Call 01264 882222 to speak to a member of our team

Need to know

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Briefing

Our senior ARDS Race Instructor will give a full briefing detailing the important information you need to know before getting behind the wheel and heading out on track; circuit layout, racing line, turn in, apex, exit, braking, throttle control, driving Position, steering, pedal control, gear change, understanding paddle shift, overtaking and flag signals. As part of the briefing we have a unique CGI sequence which shows how a vehicle reacts to the inputs made by the driver including; chassis dynamics, weight transfer, oversteer and understeer.

3 laps

Demonstration - Instructor drives

Driving on a race circuit is very different to normal road driving. To make the most of the cars guests will be driving on track you need to learn the racing line and braking points. Our ARDS race instructors will be on hand to help throughout your experience..

3 laps

Porsche Cayman - Guest drives

Three laps driving the Porsche Cayman. Nowhere else in the UK will you drive the class leading sports car as your introduction to a driving experience. With 3 laps behind the wheel you'll not only have a huge smile on your face but be ready to take on the next car, no doubt feeling like the next Lewis Hamilton..

4 laps

Jaguar F-TYPE SVR - Guest drives

Get ready to drive the most powerful Jaguar F-TYPE ever built. The Jaguar 'Special Vehicle Operations' twin supercharged, 5.0 Litre V8 engine, four-wheel drive SVR.

The SVR feel at home around Thruxton. Sweeping corners on to long straights allow the SVR to really stretch its legs. The twin supercharged 5.0 litre V8 produces 567bhp, the engine barks and spits as you head out of the pitlane but once out on track, the soundtrack is epic! The Jaguar F-TYPE SVR is a truly exhilarating car, guaranteed to bring a smile to your face.

5 laps

Formula Renault Racing Car - Guest drives

Watching Formula 1 will never be the same again after you've experienced driving a proper single seat racing car on a proper race circuit. Many of the current crop of F1 drivers have raced in this formula with Kimi Raikkonen and Lewis Hamilton both winning the UK series. Once seated with the racing straps fitted around you the engine bursts into life you'll feel like a Grand Prix is about to start. Once up to speed, everything clicks into place as you and the car become one, getting quicker every lap, the car responding instantly. A truly unique experience and one that will be remembered.

What to expect from the Jaguar F-TYPE SVR PLUS Driving Experience

The 'normal' Jaguar F-TYPE is a true British supercar. The SVR, takes the F-TYPE to a completely different level.

The SVR is a product of Jaguars SVO division - Special Vehicle Operations. They create cars that, by their own admission, are the ultimate expression of Jaguar. Their latest creation, the F‑TYPE SVR, is the most powerful F‑TYPE ever made.

The twin supercharged 5.0 litre V8 engine produces 567BHP which is fed to the wheels by a four-wheel drive system and will take you to 60mph in 3.5 seconds and is capable of 200mph!

They've also reworked and tweaked almost every other aspect of the car, from the aerodynamics, suspension to the ceramic brakes.

When you add all of these components together, the car is truly stunning to drive and experience.

Preparing you to drive the F-TYPE SVR is the more delicate feeling Porsche Cayman. Time in this stunning German coupe will ensure you are fully comfortable and confident with the lines and technique of driving around Thruxton Circuit.

After the Jaguar F-TYPE SVR the driver will experience a proper single seat racing car. Feel what it's like to be an F1 driver as you experience g-force and amazing acceleration and stopping power. Lewis Hamilton better watch out!

Faster, Sharper and more fun than ever...

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360º In-Car Videos are Available for This Experience

The ultimate memento of your visit to Thruxton. Our 360 cameras will capture all the action of your drive in 4K, true 360-degree video for you to enjoy afterwards on all your devices. Check out the video and click to look around!

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The Thruxton difference

Quality experiences

Over 40 years of experience in operating driving experiences. Everything is geared around a quality experience and we limit numbers to ensure this.

FIA licensed race track

Thruxton is the fastest race track in the UK and a fully licensed FIA venue - not a disused airfield.

Pro instructors

We only use professional ARDS qualified race instructors who will make your drive more enjoyable.

No artificial corners

No 70mph speed limits or numerous "cone chicanes" to keep the speed artificially slow.

360º videos

The ultimate memento of your visit to Thruxton. Our 360 cameras will capture all the action of your drive in 4K, true 360-degree video for you to enjoy afterwards on all your devices.

A true luxury sports car, with a bite!

Three Amazing Cars

The Jaguar F-TYPE SVR is an F-TYPE on steroids! Engineered by Jaguars SVR division - 'Special Vehicle Operations'. Its a supercharged, front-engine 5.0 Litre V8, four-wheel drive monster, capable of 200mph! The engine is a sonic masterpiece and delivers relentless acceleration. Not only is it fast, but it's also stunning to look at. In a word, this car is exhilarating.

Specification

  • Horsepower
    567 bhp
  • Torque
    516 lb/ft
  • Top Speed
    200 mph
  • 0-60
    3.5 seconds

The Porsche Cayman is a genuine junior supercar. Similar in looks to the 911 but with a mid-engine layout. Once seated in the car, it's unmistakably a Porsche. Out on track the car gives incredible feedback and is perfectly balanced, allowing the driver to build in confidence and enjoy the increased power and incredible grip that the car generates.

Specification

  • Horsepower
    261 bhp
  • Torque
    221 lb/ft
  • Top Speed
    163 mph
  • 0-60
    5.8 seconds

Firmly strapped into the cockpit the car is an extension of you. It will react to every input. When you brake it stops, turn the steering wheel and it darts left or right. Road cars seem soggy and unresponsive by comparison.We also have the Sports 2000 racing car for customers who are too tall to drive the Formula Renault or Formula Ford 2000.

Specification

  • Power
    130 bhp
  • Torque
    110 lb/ft
  • Top Speed
    140 mph
  • 0-60
    4.5 seconds

Skilled Instructors On The Day

Owen Hizzey

I am a 19-year-old British Racing Driver. Racing has been part of my life ever since I went to my first race meeting at 2 months old, and from then on my passion has just grown. I started officially racing karts at 6, and then moved onto cars at 14. I am currently competing in the British Endurance Racing Championship.

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Charlie Mann

I am a young enthusiastic racing driver and race team owner of Mann Motorsport currently competing in Mini Challenge UK, with race wins, pole positions and fastest laps. I also run a multi-championship winning kart team and have been developing drivers through the Karting ranks for many years.

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Rob Barff

Professional Driver Coach and retired Le Mans driver. A veteran of eighteen 24 Hour races, including two times Le Mans 24 Hours. 30 years coaching experience, competition licence holder since 1987 with over 65 race victories and 135 podiums.

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Upcoming Dates

May

31st

June

1st, 14th, 15th

July

19th, 20th

August

2nd, 3rd, 16th, 17th

September

13th, 14th

October

11th, 12th, 25th, 26th

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