November 16, 2017

José Mourinho makes surprise visit to Jaguar production line

  • José Mourinho becomes the 100,000th Jaguar F-Pace customer
  • Football manager, Mourinho, surprises Jaguar employees as he joins them on the production line as Jaguar’s latest recruit
  • Jaguar F-Pace is the current World Car of The Year and fastest-ever selling Jaguar
  • Watch the short film of Mourinho working on his new F-Pace 

London: José Mourinho made a surprise visit to Jaguar Land Rover (JLR)’s factory in Solihull, to watch employees build his new car, the 100,000th F-Pace.

Mr Mourinho wore bespoke Jaguar overalls and made his way directly to the factory floor to oversee the production of his car and helped the team as it moved along the production line.

Mr Mourinho said, “It was an amazing experience to visit Jaguar’s factory and see all the cars, technology and hard work that goes into developing such a beautiful car. Jaguar is a brand that I have been involved with for many years. Back in 2014, I was the first UK customer to receive the F-Type Coupe and now to become the 100,000th Jaguar F-Pace customer is something that is very special.”

Upon arrival at the factory, Mr Mourinho gave a team talk to the employees, motivating them and talking about having pride and passion in your work, and the products they deliver.

Ian Callum, director of design, Jaguar said, “It’s great to have one of the most successful football managers drive the F-Pace, our SUV that has been voted as the best and most beautiful car in the world by the 2017 World Car of the Year jury. Just like José Mourinho, the F-Pace is all about individual style and top performance.”

The F-Pace is the fastest selling Jaguar vehicle ever and is currently the fastest Jaguar vehicle to reach the 100,000 sales mark.

In 2016, Mr Mourinho test drove the Jaguar F-Pace as part of an extreme high-performance driver training experience in the Arctic Circle. Mr Mourinho mastered the art of high speed drifting and full throttle ice driving on a 60km frozen lake at Jaguar’s extreme testing facility in Arjeplog, Sweden.

The Jaguar F-Pace offers an unrivalled blend of performance, design and practicality. To ensure that every system functions perfectly even under the most extreme conditions, the new F-Pace has been subjected to one of the most demanding test programmes the company has ever devised.

Watch Mr Mourinho work on his new F-PACE. 

Priced from £34,170, F-PACE is available to order and configure now at