When we met that drivable machine gun known as the Range Rover Sport SVR, I thought it might have been a practical joke against English understatement. Then the Jaguar F-Type SVR came ass-first around the corner, and today Jaguar Land Rover opened a facility dedicated to their their “SVO” department of lunacy.
We’ve been expecting greatness since we first heard about the 575 horsepower Jaguar F-Type SVR that’s coming in 2016. Now it sounds like our faith will be justified; the car supercharged V8 AWD car will hit 200 MPH.
The A-10 Thunderbolt, also known as the “Warthog,” is my favorite aircraft of all time for one reason: its gun. The bullets that exit the tip of the plane’s barrel travel faster than the speed of sound. This means that if you’re an enemy on the ground and hear its telltale BRRAP, you’re already dead. I’ll likely never…
A lot of things have run through my mind when I’ve driven the Jaguar F-Type R. “This thing desperately needs more horsepower” has never been one of them. But we are in the age of overkill, and our beloved F-Type is about to get a heavy dose of just that. Meet the insane F-Type SVR.
Nine days. Nine days until SPECTRE, the 24th Bond film, is released stateside and we finally get to see the Aston Martin DB10, Jaguar C-X75, Land Rover Defender “Bigfoot” and the Range Rover Sport SVR in glorious action.
Seems every luxury automaker has their hot letters: Mercedes AMG. BMW M. Now even Land Rover’s got some: “SVR.” We hammered the $130,000 2015 Range Rover Sport SVR through a forest and straight onto a race track to find out if those initials actually stand for anything.
There isn't a whole lot beyond the raging bulls on the front of this Miura SV and Diablo SVR to indicate these two cars were cut from the same cloth. Even if these two cars were designed decades apart and look drastically different, they are both likely a little jealous of the new kid on the block.
Despite Nanjing Motors currently owning the MG and Rover brands, MG Sport and Racing still operates independently within the Queen's kingdom. It seems they're preparing something new to entice niche sports car consumers: This MG SV-R with the top lopped off was discovered in the corner of the Sport and Racing…