2012 Jaguar C-X16 Concept news, pictures, and information
C-X16 PRODUCTION CONCEPT REDEFINES JAGUAR SPORTS CARS- C-X16 is a bold statement of Jaguar's future design and technological intent
- A compact, rear-wheel drive, two-seater, wîth a true sporting character, underpinned by immensely strong aluminium architecture - perfect 50:50 weight distribution
- Powered by an innovative supercharged 3.0-litre V6 producing 380 PS (280 kW) and 332 lb ft (450 Nm) of torque
- Hybrid system controlled by a §teering-wheel mounted 'Push to Pass' button boosts output by 70 kW and 235 Nm
- Top speed of 186 mph, 0-62 mph in 4.4 seconds and 50-75 mph acceleration in 2.1 seconds wîth CO2 emissions of 165 g/km
Jaguar has released details of the C-X16 concept ahead of its world debut at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show.
Looking firmly to the future, the C-X16 marks a new chapter for Jaguar. 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. A hybrid, the C-X16 combines searing performance wîth beautifully realised styling.
Adrian Hallmark, Global Brand Director, Jaguar Cars:'The C-X16 embodies the established Jaguar strengths of sensual design, animal-like agility and inspirational performance and combines these wîth attributes that set us on a course to create sustainable sports cars of the future.'
Ian Callum, Director of Design, Jaguar Cars:'Jaguars have always been dramatically different. With the C-X16 we have moved the current award-winning design language on to the next generation, creating a car that is the very essence of future Jaguar performance.'
Únder the muscular clamshell bonnet is a next-generation supercharged V6 petrol engine producing 380 PS (280kW) and 332 lb ft (450 Nm) of torque. Already boasting a high specific power output of 126 PS-per-litre, the performance of the C-X16 is further supplemented by a Formula 1-inspired hybrid boost system wîth a §teering-wheel mounted button for on-demand acceleration.
|Engine : 3.0 L., 6-cylinder|
Power: 375 hp
Torque: 332 ft-lbs
Mounted in an aluminium chassis structure, the result is 0-62 mph acceleration in 4.4 seconds, a top speed of 186 mph and acceleration from 50-75 mph of 2.1 seconds. The C-X16 is also able to travel at speeds of up to 50 mph under electric power alone and has CO2 emissions of 165 g/km.
The C-X16 measures 4,445 mm in length, 2,048 mm in width and 1,297 mm in height and has a wheelbase measuring 2,622 mm. In terms of overall length, the C-X16 is the smallest Jaguar created since 1954 and the XK120.
The C-X16 will be presented at the Jaguar Land Rover press conference in Hall Five at the Frankfurt Motor Show on Tuesday September 13 at 09:15 CET.Source - Jaguar
Jaguar C-X16 makes North America debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show• C-X16 is a 'One plus One' sports car concept
• Lightweight, all-aluminium construction, bodywork in 'Neutron White'
• It explores future Jaguar design direction and hybrid powertrain options
• Supercharged 3.0-litre V6 petrol engine produces 380PS (280kW) and
332lb ft (450Nm)
• Hybrid system - activated by a §teering-wheel mounted 'push to pass' button -
boosts power by a further 70kW and 235Nm (equivalent to 95PS and 173lb ft)
• Top speed 186mph, 0-62mph in 4.4 seconds, 50-75mph in 2.1 seconds
• Eight-speed transmission wîth Intelligent Stop/Start
• 41mpg (ÚK gallon), CO2 emissions of 165g/km, electric only capability up
• Driver-focused, two-seater cabin trimmed in red leather
Jaguar's C-X16 production concept today made its North American debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Ahead of its appearance at the show the all-aluminium C-X16, finished in Neutron White, added a future-lòòking aspect to the contemporary LA evening skyline on East 6th Street Bridge having first prowled downtown on Mesquit and Matteo Streets.
Adrian Hallmark, Global Brand Director, Jaguar Cars, said: 'Jaguar has always had a sporting heart, and the C-X16 is the perfect embodiment of our vision for a true 21st century Jaguar sports car. It's fast, it's beautiful, and it also highlights our commitment to the development of sustainable powertrain technologies.
'As it's an indication of how a Jaguar sports car may look in the future, we're eager to gauge the reaction to the C-X16 here in the important North American market, and the Los Angeles Auto Show provides us wîth the perfect platform to do so'.
A stunning vision of Jaguar's future intent in the sports car §egmènt, the C-X16 features perfect 50:50 weight distribution and a prototype hybrid powertrain comprising a 380PS (280kW), 332lb ft (450Nm) supercharged 3.0-litre V6 petrol engine, allied to an electric motor producing an additional 70kW and 235Nm (equivalent to 95PS and 173lb ft). Driving the rear wheels through an eight-speed transmission, this hybrid powertrain gives the lightweight C-X16 the potential to accelerate to 62mph in 4.4 seconds before going on to reach 186mph.
The C-X16's Neutron White aluminium bodywork is wrapped as tightly as possible around its advanced mechanicals, its lithe stance highlighting its dynamic ability. The use of simple but purposeful lines allied to a low sweeping roof and tail give the C-X16 a muscular but sculptured look that can only be a Jaguar.
Ian Callum, Director of Design, Jaguar Cars, said: 'A Jaguar sports car should have clear visual movement in its design, and the C-X16 is the perfect demonstration of that goal. Each of its lines begins wîth a sense of purpose, and ends wîth a sense of clarity.
'It's that approach that has given the C-X16 its purposeful stance, and nowhere has that been more in evidence than when I saw it here on the streets of LA. Look at the C-X16 and you want to drive it - and that's just how a Jaguar sports car should make you feel.'
For full details and images/video of the C-X16 which received its Global debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show, please visit: www.media.C-X16.comSource - Jaguar
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