Jaguar: Coldest town on earth

While Australia swelters, on the otherside of the globe Jaguar took the XJ on road trip to the coldest town on the planet.
Two standard Jaguar XJ All-Wheel Drives have returned successfully from a 2000-mile round trip journey to the coldest city on earth.

On this wintery December day the thermometers in Dawson City recorded -49ºC (-56F), reportedly making the gold-rush town in Canada's Yukon Territory the coldest town on the planet - so cold in fact that if you threw a cup of hot water in the air, it instantly turned into a mini blizzard, freezing before it hit the ground.

Perhaps the greatest North American drive in the depths of winter, the aim of the journey was to drive from the Yukon capital Whitehorse to the Arcytic Circle, a point of perpetual sunset in the shortest daylight week of the year.

Published : Thursday, 21 February 2013
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