TG drives the Jaguar XKR-S in Norway
The Jaguar XKR-S is a special car in need of a special road. Thankfully, the Norwegians made sure it got one...
Posted: 16 Nov 2011
This is what happens when you try to meet your heroes. The Lysebotn obsession started last year, with a YouTube clip of BASE jumpers throwing themselves wantonly from a kilometre-high, perfectly vertical Norwegian cliff. Just visible in the background was a sliver of road cut deep into the rock face, snaking back and forth to the cliff top. After literally some seconds of intensive research, we located the road on Google Maps, and it was even more astonishing than we'd hoped: 30 hairpins laced up the sheer side of a fjord, a clear contender for Greatest Road in the World. In one of those moments of lateral thinking for which we are renowned, we came up with a plan: wouldn't it be a fine idea to drive a fast car, fast, on the Lysebotn road?