Benedict Cumberbatch gets behind F-Type for Jaguar’s winter-driving course
If you take a quick look at British Airways Highlife magazine online it’s not surprising that four of its current most read stories include Benedict Cumberbatch in the title, Benedict Cumberbatch: Ice driving in Finland, Benedict Cumberbatch: My London, Behind the scenes photos: Benedict Cumberbatch in Finland, and A few of Benedict Cumberbatch’s favourite places.
For long Benedict Cumberbatch has been the distinguished voice behind Jaguar, but now Sherlock himself was behind the F-Type for Alive on Ice, Jaguar’s winter-driving course on a frozen ice lake, in this instance, the chosen venue was southern central Finland.
While the magazine feature is for keeps, British Airways has been dealing with a few missing Highlife in-flight magazines for April 2014. Not unexpected, a few magazines are doing brisk business on eBay with one top bid having reached GBP 41.00 already.
Back home, the actor does drive a black XKR sports car. Fans saw him feature in Top Gear last year in the ‘Star in a Reasonably Priced Car’segment. His drive resulted in a lap time of 1:47.8 lap time in the Vauxhall Astra.
Fans were also in for a big surprise at the 2014 Bahrain GP when Benedict was seen visiting the Mercedes AMG Petronas and Ferrari pit garage, apart from taking centre stage with the 3 winners on race day for the podium interviews.