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Jaguar marked its 80th anniversary with this heart-stopping stunt

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It took just 15 heart-stopping seconds to mark the grand old lady’s 80th anniversary in an unforgettable way.

But into it went months of preparation, as stunt driver Terry Grant steered the F-Pace – Jaguar’s first sport utility vehicle – through a19m-high loop-the-loop course in Frankfurt, Germany, at the International Automobile Exhibition (IAA).

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According to news reports, Mr Grant approached the loop at 85kmh and at one point in the course, slowed to 24kmh. He followed a white line to keep the car on track and his body absorbed an astonishing 6.5Gs.

 

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