Jaguar C-X16: First Pictures Released!

Jaguar C-X16: First Pictures Released!
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Jaguar E-Type harvested with the praise even from competitors. Over 50 years ago and is now it looks as if one with the Jaguar C-X16 now wants to succeed, which is awaited by fans for decades already. Jaguar had previously only released a few sketches, then there are the first pictures.
The X16-C is presented at the Frankfurt Motor Show as a study and will – one hopes at least for Jaguar – the worthy successor might eventually take up the E-Type. This is supported especially so optical properties as a long bonnet, a massive edge and a more discreet rear, which complements the contours but impressive. As announced Jaguar boss Adrian Hallmark, had to make the C-X16 300 km / h possible.

The design is contemporary, despite the reference to the more than 50 years old E-Type. The size is rather compact and have found only two seats in the interior space. This shows you at Jaguar with a length of only 4.45 meters consistently modern, the C-X16 has a more youthful character anyway – just like a sports car and no family car. The body is aluminum with carbon fiber details, which can be found for example in the seat frames. He brings a total of only about 1,600 kilograms.

The V-6 gasoline engine is supplemented by an electric motor and a lithium-ion battery, which is mounted to save space behind the seat has. The Jaguar C X16 is therefore a hybrid and will consume an average of 6.9 liters. With six cylinders, it brings the gasoline to 380 hp and 450 Nm. When accelerating it is supported by the electric motor. This plowing up to a speed of 80 km / h even in the solo program. Jaguar has oriented itself to the perfect cooperation between the two engines in Formula 1 and assumed their principle of recuperation.

Initial speculation points to a price point of below 80,000 euros. Before the end of 2013 / early 2014 we will know more, because then you can rely on the C-X16.

Source: carsnew.org
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