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Jaguar electric boat breaks the world’s speed record with its electric boat. As we know Jaguar is famous for its luxury vehicle brand of Jaguar Land Rover, and not only luxury vehicles but also electric cars, and what about electric boats? It really sounds fantastic, they released not only electric boat but also electric boat brakes the speed record.
Jaguar electric boat has broken a speed record reaching speeds of 88.62 miles per hour across eight miles of the England’s Coniston Water.
The Jaguar Vector V20E was designed and constructed in a joint partnership between Jaguar Vector and Jaguar Racing’s partner Williams Advanced Engineering.
According to Malcolm Crease, CEO of Jaguar Vector Racing: “After 12 months of hard work, this is a fantastic result for the team and our partners and a great first step in bringing the power and versatility of electrification to the marine industry. It is a great honour for the Vector team to follow in the footsteps of Donald Campbell CBE and to set a world record on the historic Coniston Water.”
Craig Wilson, Managing Director of Williams Advanced Engineering, added: “Williams Advanced Engineering is proud to have supported this new world record by Jaguar Vector Racing by using our award-winning knowledge of electrification to provide the boat’s electric power, motor and control systems. Our experience from powering the entire Formula E grid for the past four seasons of racing and our ongoing partnership with Jaguar in the ABB FIA Formula E championship provided the technical and operational platform required to achieve this fantastic result. Congratulations to all involved in this wonderful achievement.”
“Thank you to the whole team and our technical partner Williams Advanced Engineering for successfully transferring the technology we are using in Formula E with Panasonic Jaguar Racing from racecar to power boat,” says Mark Cameron Director of Experiential Marketing, Jaguar Land Rover.
We would like to add that Peter Dredge, the co-founder of Jaguar Vector, piloted the boat, succeeding to break the previous record of 76.8 mph set ten years ago.