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The Best Models From Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations Division

30 August 2019

The Best Models From Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations Division

What Is Special Vehicle Operations (SVO)?

Special Vehicle Operations  exist to design collectors’ editions and high-specification versions of Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles, with each new, limited-release showcasing the brand’s “stunning performance, unsurpassed luxury and cutting-edge technology”.

Based at a brand-new, £20m Technical Centre in Warwickshire, Jaguar Land Rover’s Centre of Excellence boasts the best of the best when it comes to engineering experts and automotive specialists. Housing over 200 leading staff, the headquarters boasts over 40 engineering inspection bays and various other world-class design and manufacturing facilities.

Memorable Jaguar SVO Models

SVO vehicles are designed to make an instant impression, both with their performance and spectacular design. Here are some of our favourite models produced by Jaguar specialist manufacturers…


How do you improve upon the I-PACE, a vehicle making history worldwide, an SUV that broke records when winning all three key awards at the World Car Awards (Green Car of the Year, World Car of the Year, World Car Design of the Year)?

Jaguar SVO sure had a challenge on their hands when designing the I-PACE eTROPHY, but they continued the all-electric SUV’s tendencies to turn heads by making even more history with its SVO edition. The eTROPHY marks the world’s first all-electric, production-based international race series, thus reinforcing Jaguar’s commitment to driving the future of the automotive industry.

Jaguar XE SV Project 8

The XE SV Project 8 is “the most extreme performance Jaguar ever”. Don’t believe us? Check out its world-record breaking lap on the Nürburgring Nordschleife!


Described as Jaguar’s ultimate performance SUV, the F-PACE SVR was built with a 5.0-litre Supercharged V8 engine. It produces 550PS and 680Nm of torque, can go from 0-60mph in 4.1 seconds and has a top speed of 176mph.

Memorable Land Rover SVO Models

Land Rover SVO introduces new levels of luxury, refinement, technology and performance. Here are some of this division’s most memorable introductions to the auto industry…

Range Rover Sport SVR

The fastest Land Rover ever. It doesn’t get any more exciting than that. Labelled the “world’s most capable performance SUV”, the Range Rover Sport SVR‘s 5.0-litre V8 Supercharged Petrol 575hp engine has a top speed of 175.8mph and is capable of 0-60mph in 4.3 seconds.

Range Rover SVAutobiography

“Range Rover SVAutobiography Long Wheelbase combines a powerful 565PS 5.0 litre V8 engine with a stunning interior, featuring Executive class rear seats and a Meridian Reference audio system,” says Michael Van Der Sande, Managing Director of Special Operations.

The SVAutobiography is the perfect epitome of Land Rover’s commitment to innovation, luxury and adventure, combining power and capability with class-leading sophistication.