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Can a Jaguar XKR-S be drifted while blindfolded?

Posted Dec 27th 2012 6:40PM

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Bring together a 550-horsepower Jaguar XKR-S and a rain-soaked skidpad, and it's almost impossible to not end up in a sideways drift... accidental or on purpose. With that in mind, the gang over at Autocar got a hold of the monstrous XKR-S for the latest installment of "Will it Drift?," only they raised the stakes a little by attempting the feat with a blindfolded driver

We've driven the XKR-S a number of times here at Autoblog (including a First Drive, Review and Quick Spin), so we weren't at all surprised to learn that blind drifting in the car is possible. But what is remarkable is the ease at which it happened. This, of course, can be credited as much to the car as to the driver, Steve Sutcliffe.

Click here to check out the impressive video for yourself, which is posted after the jump.


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News Source: Autocar via YouTube

Image Credit: Copyright 2012 Chris Paukert / AOL

Category: Luxury, Coupe, Jaguar, Videos, Humour, Performance

Tags: 2013 jaguar xkr-s, autocar, drifting, drifting video, jaguar, video, videos, xkr-s

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