The C-X75 is going into production. If that wasn’t enough to grab us by the collar and focus on the car, the design certainly was. In many ways the C-X75 is definitely the future Jag. Delivering a sub-three second 0-60mph time and a top speed in excess of 200mph, the C-X75 also boasts low emissions, less than 99g/km CO2, thanks to the lightweight construction and cutting-edge powertrain technology.
Ah, the powertrain. The gas turbines, developed by Bladon Jets will be replaced by a downsized highly boosted petrol engine. Tata has taken a significant stake in Bladon Jets, and will continue to develop this technology as a medium-term aspiration that Jaguar says will play a part in its cars of the future. To bring Project C-X75 to production in a specified window of time, it was decided that the road-going supercar will use a state-of-the-art, small-capacity, highly-boosted internal combustion engine with one powerful electric motor at each axle.
Jaguar C-X75 will be developed in association with Williams F1 who will provide their engineering expertise in areas including aerodynamics, carbon composite manufacture and hybrid technologies. All this means a top speed in excess of 200mph, 0-60mph in less than 3 seconds and 0-100mph in less than 6 seconds. While running on the silent electric motors, the range is in excess of 50km.
An underbody system incorporates a moveable aerofoil and directional control of exhaust gases to ensure maximum downforce and ultra-low drag. Only 250 examples will be built, each costing between £700,000 – £900,000 depending on market and local taxes.
The two-seater concept has inspired new advances in design, in engineering and in vehicle technology to create the most compact and responsive Jaguar in a generation. The C-X16 is a compact, rear-wheel drive, two-seater, hybrid, with a true sporting character, underpinned by immensely strong aluminium architecture characterized by a perfect 50:50 weight distribution. The C-X16 is powered by an innovative supercharged 3.0-litre V6 producing 380 PS (280 kW) and 332 lb ft (450 Nm) of torque.
The Hybrid system is controlled by a steering-wheel mounted ‘Push to Pass’ button boosts output by 70 kW and 235 Nm. Top speed is around 186 mph, and 0-62 mph is dispensed with in 4.4 seconds and the CO2 emissions are close to 165 g/km.
The 2012 Jaguar XF, borrows lines from the bigger sibling, the Jaguar XJ to fall in line with the Jaguar family look. As stunning as ever.
The fastest production Jaguar ever. Powered by a 5.0 LITRE SUPERCHARGED V8 PETROL, the power output has been increased to 550PS and maximum torque now reaches 680Nm all of which propels the Jaguar XKR-S to 100 kph in 4.4s and a top speed of 300 kph! The Jaguar High-Performance Braking System features lightweight aluminium twin-piston sliding front calipers and single-piston sliding rear calipers. The Vulcan 20″ alloy wheels, a sigh to behold, are forged and lightweight, feature increased tyre widths – 9″ in the front and 10.5″ at the rear.
A combination of lightweight aluminium body construction and revised suspension aid handling. The Active Differential has been reprogrammed to reduce steering sensitivity at very high speed, increasing stability and driver control. The Dynamic Stability Control has also been reworked. Revised settings alter slip thresholds, differential torque distribution and engine and brake intervention levels, give the experienced driver the benefit or reduced electronic intervention.