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Idris Elba: UK-Berlin road trip Part II

2015-02-16 09:11

SNOWY EXPERIENCE: Idris Elba road tests the new Jaguar XE at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit. Image: Newspress.


British actor and rapper Idris Elba says he loves the look of the new Jaguar XE sports saloon as he starts a thrilling trip across Europe.

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium - “It’s a big-boy car” grins British actor Idris Elba as he powers around Spa’s icy AND fog-shrouded F1 racetrack in anew Jaguar XE.

He's on a 1200km road trip from London, England, to Berlin, Germany, with a long loop of a detour to Spa. He's booked for a DJ job at the car’s launch event. En route, ex-Formula 1 driver Martin Brundle takes the wheel, pushing Idris’ thrilling drive to the max. 

Watch Elba and Brundle push the new Jaguar XE to the extreme in the video shot at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium. 

In this the second instalment of a four-part series documenting Idris Elba’s journey from London to Berlin, the actor and car fanatic reviews the performance capabilities of the new Jaguar XE 3.0 petrol model.

Watch the first instalment HERE.

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