Be among the first to drive the all-new 550 hp Jaguar F-TYPE R Coupe at the Circuit of the Americas, home of the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix in Austin, TX, by joining Jaguar for a special “Villains Only” edition of the Jaguar Performance Driving Academy.

Learn to drive like one of Hollywood’s British Villains, behind the wheel of the most powerful cars in Jaguar’s history, including the XFR, XJR, XKR and the all-new F-TYPE R Coupe. Strap in and sharpen your villainous “getaway” skills with training from some of the world’s best driving instructors in an exhilarating track environment. Your action-packed instruction takes place on May 9th or 10th in Austin, Texas. One-night hotel accommodation and an exclusive reception are included in this once-in-a-lifetime enthusiast experience. And because you never know what a villain has up their sleeve, expect the unexpected.

On-track events:

  • Relay Autocross Course
  • Acceleration “getaway” run
  • One-on-one coaching
  • Lead-follow track laps
  • High-speed laps

Reserve your experience today. Space is limited. For the latest information on Jaguar cars and experiences, please visit jaguarusa.com.


* The Jaguar Villain Academy is available on a fee basis for any U.S. or Canadian licensed driver who is at least 25 years old. The cost for the event is $1,199.00. Certain restrictions apply and the limited number of spots are provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Participant is responsible for all travel expenses to the event location. Event fee includes one-night hotel accommodation in a standard room at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Hotel, a welcome reception the evening prior to your track experience, and transportation to/from the hotel and the racetrack. The event fee also includes all safety equipment the day of the event, vehicle instruction, and breakfast and/or lunch at the racetrack. Location, dates and vehicles for the event are subject to change. A $500 fee will be charged for any cancellation received after April 15, 2014. Invitation to the event is non-transferable. All amounts are in US dollars.

Date:  Friday, May 9, 2014 OR
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Times: 7:30am-1:00pm OR
Circuit of the Americas
9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd
Austin, TX 78617
Host Hotel:
Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort
575 Hyatt Lost Pines Road
Cedar Creek, TX 78612
Event Fee: $1,199.00*

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Questions? Contact the Event Concierge Team at 1-877-988-6611.