GM fans are not happy. The Cadillac CTS-V used to hold the record for the fastest 4 door sedan around Laguna Seca. Then suddenly Jaguar decided to agree with us in that the XE was in fact mind-numbingly dull, and set out to do something about it. Oh boy, did they do something about it. To prove how much they really meant it, they first drove it around the Nürburgring in anger, then tore up Laguna Seca.
Jaguar has started its partnership with Waymo, the Google spinoff, by delivering three I-Pace cars for testing in the San Francisco Bay Area. Waymo plans to eventually have up to 20,000 self-driving I-Pace cars in its fleet.
How to do the Nordschleife in 7 min 21.23 seconds, in a 4 door-saloon/sedan. With two warning lights glowing amber on the dashboard the whole time. The worst part is, the driver looks fully relaxed through it all, as if he’s just taking a drive through the countryside. Which he is, technically, but still.
Classic car enthusiasts aren’t like other brand or marque enthusiasts. You won’t find us sleeping on the sidewalk outside our marque’s dealerships, waiting patiently in line to purchase their latest model the same day it becomes available.