Goodwood Festival of Speed 2016 preview

It’s Goodwood time again and thousands of motor sport enthusiasts will be making the annual pilgrimage to West Sussex to take in the Festival of Speed which takes place on June 23-26. 

This year is set to be a bumper event, with dozens of new cars set to make their respective UK debuts at the show.

Click through the gallery below to see the cars that will steal the headlines at the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2016

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Jaguar F-Type SVR

The Jaguar F-Type SVR will make its UK debut at the Festival of Speed, with a collection of static displays and live action demonstrations on the world famous Goodwood Hill. The £110,000 SVR is powered by a 575PS supercharged V8 and will skip from 0-62mph in just 3.5 seconds.

The F-Type is the first Jaguar to get the Special Vehicle Operations treatment and follows the potent Range Rover Sport SVR that was launched in 2015. The four-wheel drive F-Type is 25kg lighter than the R version boasts a top speed of 200mph.

Find out what F-Type SVR is like to drive by reading our road test


dickydoo    on 25 June 2016

For people who want to pretend to own a convertible the Mazda MX 5 RF is ideal.

An alternative would be any car with a sun roof and the windows down.

A real convertible sports car is a MX5 soft top

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