Michelle Rodriguez Gets Fast & Furious in a Jaguar F-Type SVR

by Sam Jemielity

Looks like Michelle Rodriguez doesn’t just play a gearhead on the big screen alongside Vin Diesel. The Fast & Furious actress set her own personal landspeed record in a sleek Jaguar F-Type SVR on closed down Nevada highway 318, site of the so-called “world’s fastest road race,” the Silver State Classic Challenge. Rodriguez keeps the F-Type steady as she pushes the speedometer all the way to 201 miles per hour. It’s a big jump up for Rodriguez, who says her previous high speed was 140 miles per hour.

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“Reaching 201 mph felt amazing, the car drove really smoothly,” Rodriguez said after her drag race. “All my corrections were minimal, I was super focused, and it really reacted in all the right ways. I don’t think I’d ever go this fast without a professional driver seated next to me, but oh man, it was an incredible feeling.”

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