Jaguar in a unique project Bloodhound

December 21, 2014 at 14:02

The British company Jaguar has announced a partnership with the team about the World Land Speed Record, which is planning to set a speed record on land.
In the desert Hackesche Pen in South Africa, Jaguar conducted tests of the new all-wheel drive coupe F-Type R, which debuted in late November at the auto show in Los Angeles. Maximum speed F-Type R AWD will be 300 km / h, while it is electronically limited. Due to the unique design of ultra-light aluminum body and a super hard power to weight ratio in F-Type R is slightly more than 3 pounds per horsepower. The test marked the beginning of an important partnership between Jaguar and project Bloodhound, the purpose of which is to establish a world record speed of more than 1,000 miles / hour (1,609 km / h).

Jaguar F-Type R image

Jaguar F-Type R pics


US police found the stolen Jaguar after 46 years

December 19, 2014 at 21:32

Stolen in 1968 Jaguar will be returned after 46 years to its American, currently residing in Miami.
In 1968, Ivan Schneider, who is now 82 years old, last seen his British sports convertible Jaguar E-type near his home in New York, where it was hijacked by hackers.
The subsequent fate of a sports car is unknown, but in June of this year, the old Jaguar was discovered quite by accident, he was identified during the inspection party vintage cars that were brought to the Netherlands. The car has returned to the US and will soon be handed over to its rightful owner. 82-year-old Schneider called the return of the car miracle and is going to restore it.

convertible Jaguar E-type 1968 pics

convertible Jaguar E-type 1968 picture

F-Type SVR charged version

December 17, 2014 at 20:20

Jaguar has led to tests the “charged” version of the Roadster F-Type – SVR. Preparation of new items, which will debut in 2016, is engaged in the factory tuning studio Jaguar Land Rover – Special Vehicles Operation. Photos from the first test prototype sports car published the edition Car. Roadster test prototype features from the normal version by a large rear wing, diffuser and modified front end. Also, the machine has 20-inch wheels and carbon-ceramic brakes. A number of elements borrowed from the sports car F-Type Project 7, which has a circulation of 250 copies. Accurate data on power plant no news.

F-Type SVR charged version pics

F-Type SVR charged version picture

360 Virtual Urban Windscreen systems by Jaguar Land Rover

December 15, 2014 at 20:07

Jaguar Land Rover introduced the 360 Virtual Urban Windscreen systems, which can improve the visibility of cars. The novelty can project an image on the body pillar of the road, which are hidden by these structural elements of the machine. The system consists of screens, each of the integrated rack vehicle and cameras, which in real time is transmitted to the display image hidden by these structural elements. Racks become transparent automatically, for example, during a rebuild or near the intersection.

360 Virtual Urban Windscreen systems  pics

360 Virtual Urban Windscreen systems image

Jaguar XE will get a full drive system and powerful motor

December 13, 2014 at 23:33

Jaguar, company officials confirmed the information about the development of all-wheel drive sedan modification Jaguar XE. Later, software project manager XE, Nick Miller, was informed about the plans for the development of the brand version of the V-shaped eight-turbocharged engine with a displacement of 5.0 liters. From the words of Miller, the emergence of all-wheel drive powertrain from Jaguar XE will happen in the course of the expansion of the lineup. In addition, the manager confirmed that the all-wheel drive can be fitted and “charged” version of the car, but the final decision on the matter is still pending.

Jaguar XE  pics

Jaguar XE picture