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Lis­ter – the old­est rac­ing car com­pany in the UK with links with Jaguar span­ning many decades – is renowned for its skill to cre­ate ex­clu­sive and lux­u­ri­ous, high-per­for­mance cars, as ev­i­denced by the LFT-666 which is based on the Jaguar F-Type SVR coupé and the LFT-C con­vert­ible.

Now, the Cam­bridgeshir­e man­u­fac­turer has taken the wraps off the lat­est in a long line of stun­ning, hand crafted and be­spoke prod­ucts – the Stealth, Bri­tain’s fastest and most pow­er­ful SUV based on the al­ready highly dy­namic Jaguar F-Pace SVR.

IT’S ALL ABOUT THE SPEED

With mind-blow­ing power and speed, the Stealth en­hances the Lis­ter rep­u­ta­tion even fur­ther, and to claim the title of “Bri­tain’s fastest SUV” the 5.0-litre su­per­charged V8 en­gine of the SVR was thor­oughly re­worked by Lis­ter’s team of highly ex­pe­ri­enced engi­neers.

They set to work on the en­gine and cool­ing sys­tem with a cus­tom-built in­ter­cooler, high-per­for­mance air fil­tra­tion sys­tem and up­graded dual su­per­charger pul­leys to en­sure it de­liv­ers an out­stand­ing 497 kW and 881 Nm of torque – a 22% in­crease over the stan­dard car.

The Stealth ac­cel­er­ates with the same ur­gency as a modern su­per­car and reaches a top speed of 314 km/h. It sprints from 0-100 km/h in a mere 3.7 sec­onds, mak­ing it the fastest ac­cel­er­at­ing SUV Bri­tain has ever pro­duced – as re­cently proven af­ter the Stealth beat the Lam­borgh­ini Urus, As­ton Martin Van­tage and McLaren 570 GT in a drag race at the renowned VMAX200 test­ing ground.

EYE-CATCH­ING AD­DI­TIONS

Much like spe­cials from Brabus and Ha­mann, the Lis­ter Stealth show­cases its in­tent with some bold and brash hand­crafted body­work en­hance­ments, in­clud­ing a re­designed car­bon fi­bre front bumper with two huge air in­takes, a large car­bon fi­bre rear dif­fuser in the sculpted rear bumper, match­ing side skirts and wider wheel arches.

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