Practice For Jaguar's E-Pace Barrel Roll Looks Like a Ton of Fun

Jaguar and stunt driver Terry Grant used a giant air mattress to prepare for their barrel roll. We want to try it ourselves.

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It took a lot of work for Jaguar and stunt driver Terry Grant to pull off their record-setting barrel roll. The jump required computer simulations, a robot-driven E-Pace mule, and a giant air mattress. Wait, what?

Before actually attempting to land the E-Pace on a hard surface, Grant and Jaguar ran the car off the ramp and onto an air cushion. , it's basically a giant, roofless bounce house for cars, and it looks like hilarious fun. The first couple of runs were completed with a remote-controlled E-Pace, but Grant eventually got in the car and jumped onto the mattress.

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After they got that right, Grant did a trial run onto a dirt ramp before filming a jump with a production-spec E-Pace in London. Grant says the final jump was their best run yet, and of course, it earned them a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records.

Really, we just want to try jumping a car onto an air mattress like this ourselves. Do you think you could make that happen, Jaguar?

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