Take a look at Bradley Wiggins' custom team car livery for Paris-Nice

The Jaguar F-Type that will follow Sir Bradley Wiggins around the 6.7km prologue at Paris-Nice on Sunday will have a little extra decoration

A commemorative set of colours for Jaguar’s F-TYPE Coupé to celebrate Sir Bradley Wiggins’ rainbow stripes

Sir Bradley Wiggins will be followed by a bespoke Jaguar F-Type Coupe on Sunday’s Paris-Nice prologue, decked out in world champion’s livery.

The Team Sky car features the iconic rainbow stripes down the bonnet in and will trail the Wiggins along the 6.7km prologue route in Maurepas.

Sunday will be the second time Wiggins will pull on the world champion’s kit, after his third-place finish against the clock at the Tour of Qatar.

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And the 34-year-old says Paris-Nice will give riders the opportunity to show their form ahead of the Classics season.

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“We’ve got a strong team riding in Paris-Nice,” he said. “It’s the first major stage race of the European season, so there’s traditionally some added intensity amongst the teams to set their stall out ahead of the classics.

Being world TT champion is a great honour for me and having an F-TYPE Jaguar in rainbow colours following me on Sunday will be incredible.”

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Jaguar Land Rover global brand experience director, Mark Cameron, added “Sir Bradley Wiggins has been integral to the success of Team Sky and activation of our partnership.

“We felt it important to celebrate his status as world time trial champion in our own unique way.

“I’m sure the visual impact of the F-TYPE Coupé in Paris will grab a lot of attention and demonstrate the innovative nature of our award-winning partnership."

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.