Brand-new Jaguar drives across Thames on tightrope
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Jaguar unveiled its new XF model in a spectacular test drive on a high wire over London's River Thames on Tuesday. Stuntmen Jom Dowdall, known for his performances in Bond and Bourne movies, drove the car across two 34mm-wide wires. According to Jaguar, the stunt was designed to highlight the lightness of the car (1,380 kg), as the structure of the body is about 75 percent aluminum. The Jaguar XF is powered by 2.0-litre four-cylinder Ingenium petrol and diesel engines, as well as a twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter diesel V6 and a supercharged 3.0-liter petrol V6.