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Listen As The Jaguar C-X75 Sounds Off In Monaco 19
Apr
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in Jaguar, Jaguar C-X75, Jaguar Concepts, Movie Cars, Top Marques, video on 04 19th, 2016


As it turns out, we don't need Daniel Craig, nor do we need a production crew in order to get some really good footage of the Jaguar C-X75.
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Watch Felipe Massa Drive Jaguar C-X75 In Mexico City 3
Nov
Posted by Bogdan Zoltan in Galleries, Jaguar, Jaguar C-X75, Jaguar Concepts, Mexico on 11 3rd, 2015


The stunning Jaguar C-X75 supercar featured in the new Bond movie, Spectre, made its Americas debut in Mexico City with Felipe Massa behind the wheel.
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Jaguar’s C-X75 Falls Victim To The Global Economy, Other Priorities 11
Dec
Posted by Kurt Ernst in Automotive, Concept Vehicle, Jaguar, Jaguar C-X75, Kurt, News, supercars on 12 11th, 2012

Jaguar’s C-X75 Concept – image: Jaguar Land Rover

If you thought Jaguar’s stunning C-X75 concept was among the most beautiful cars ever penned by the brand, you weren’t alone. In fact, the reception by both the public and the media was so universally positive that Jaguar made the bold decision to put the car into production for release in late 2013 or early 2014.

Unlike the concept, which was an extended-range electric car powered by “microturbine” engines, the production C-X75 would use a parallel hybrid setup, relying on a turbocharged four-cylinder engine and a pair of electric motors for propulsion. The microturbine cars was still being developed, but with the goal of launching a track-only variant.

Now comes word from What Car?, via Motor Authority, that the C-X75 project has been cancelled. Blame it on the current state of the global economy, which really doesn’t favor the launch of another supercar expected to price north of $1 million. Jaguar also has higher priorities these days, such as launching its highly-anticipated F-Type roadster and helping family brand Land Rover bring the new Defender to market.

Though the C-X75 may be gone for now, it won’t be forgotten. Of five built, three are being retained for future development, and its likely that components or systems developed for the C-X75 will make their way into production Jaguars. Meanwhile, the two C-X75s that do make it into private hands are destined to become the most highly prized collector Jaguars on the planet (except, perhaps, for the XJ13 racer).



Jaguar C-X75 to get 4-cylinder turbo that produces over 500HP 31
Jul
Posted by Jonas in 4-cyclinder turbo, 500HP, Jaguar, Jaguar C-X75, jaguar cars on 07 31st, 2012

The production version of Jaguar’s C-X75 concept is right on schedule for its debut in 2013, although without the jet-turbine technology as originally planned. The car manufacturer will instead make do with a conventional engine working in tandem with a hybrid system.

Some reporters were recently invited at the Gaydon facility of Jaguar in England. The carmaker revealed that the engine they will be using is far from being usual. It will be a four-cylinder powerplant that only has a 1.6-liter displacement but can produce at least 500 horses while revving at 10,000 rpm. This power is possible due to a number of technologies such as supercharging, turbocharging, and fuel injection.

The powerplant can either transfer the engine to the rear wheels via a single clutch gearbox with seven speeds or produce electricity to recharge a battery pack. The lithium ion batteries can run two electric motors positioned at each axle. The car can blast from 0 to 60 mph in a little less than 3 seconds while the top speed is expected to go over 200 mph.

There will be several driving modes available including hybrid modes and all electric. We are quite surprised though that there is no gas-only mode. The car can run on electric power alone and be able to go 37 miles with an acceleration from stand still to 60 mph in less than six seconds.

Looking at the numbers, they are pretty impressive. You have to remember though that there are some hybrid supercars out there that can have a performance similar to what this car can do. The C-X75 will battle it out with the successors of the McLaren F1, 918 Spyder by Porsche, and the Ferrari Enzo.

Jaguar will only produce 200 units of the C-X75 with a tag price close to $1 million each.



Jaguar C-X75 Concept Shown off at Paris Show 30
Sep
Posted by Alex Ion in Automotive News, battery, concept, Concept car news, Event Coverage, Gas Turbine, Jaguar, Jaguar C-X75, Lithium-ion, Paris Motor Show, power on 09 30th, 2010

Jaguar has lifted the wraps off its C-X75 concept which comes driven with a combination of battery and gas turbine power. The concept vehicle is now being showcased at the 2010 Paris Motor Show, and is luring eyeballs for its unique eco-friendly power system.

Designed as a two-seater, the car comes with capabilities of accelerating from 0-62mph in just 3.4 seconds and has a top speed of 205mph. These attributes promise the Jaguar C-X75 to be the fastest-ever electric road car when it finally arrives on the tarmac.

Powered by a lithium-ion battery that runs four electric motors, the C-X75 boasts of motors providing 195bhp each, making it a total of 780bhp. Torque specs read 1180 lb ft. The battery power is capable of life on a six-hour charge from the mains and can run 68 miles on a single go. Besides, it also deploys two super efficient gas turbines derived from aircraft jet engines, which in turn gives it extra power so as to run an extra range of 560 miles.

When it arrives at dealerships, the Jaguar C-X75 is expected to cost around £200,000. Seen as a follow up model to the XJ220, the car maker hasn’t, however, announced its production plans as yet.

(Via SkyNews)







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