Jaguar Car Sets Guinness World Record for 360 Loop

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By Reuters

FRANKFURT — British stunt driver Terry Grant raced into the record books in Jaguar's new F-PACE sports vehicle after performing the largest loop the loop in a car at Germany's Niederrad Racecourse on Monday.

After two months of preparation to make sure his body was ready to withstand the severe G-Force, Grant completed the 62 feet tall, 360 degree circle, according to Guinness World Records.

Grant said making sure he hit the correct speed — of about 55 mph —was critical to complete the loop.

The Jaguar F-PACE is unveiled as it drives round a giant loop the loop track on September 14, 2015 in Frankfurt, Germany. Jaguar is celebrating it's 80th year by revealing the new F-PACE car a to global audience, ahead of it's Motor Show debut in Frankfurt. Earlier the F-PACE beat the Guinness World Record for largest loop the loop drive in a car.Peter Macdiarmid / Getty Images