Jaguar intends to create a new class of vehicles

January 10, 2015 at 20:35

Jaguar announced its intention to create a new class of vehicles. The first model of a new class will be the production version of the concept car C-X17.
Concept car C-X17 is a five-door sport crossover, which has been demonstrated in the last year in Frankfurt. General Director of Jaguar Land Rover Ralf Speth said that this car is in contrast to the standard crossover was designed for driving on the highway, and not on the road. He added that a new class of vehicles will not use the name prefix C-X17.
The new car will be built on a modular platform JLR. Jaguar representatives believe that due to the use of aluminum in its construction, the car will be one of the easiest sports crossover.

Concept Jaguar C-X17 pics

Concept Jaguar C-X17 picture


Jaguar confirmed the entry of the first crossover

January 8, 2015 at 16:46

Front car is very similar to the sedan XF – especially head optics, relief hood and grille. All innovations appear when viewed from the side: embossed wings, short tail and lean not the worst geometric cross for glamorous crossover. Most likely it is the fruit of close relationship with Land Rover.
Most likely soon conceptual crossover Jaguar C-X17 Concept becomes production model. And it was built around the latest modular aluminum superstructure PLA (Premium Lightweight Architecture), which in the future will be the basis for most of the lineup Jaguar. One of the first will receive the new XS – future competitors BMW 3-Series.

Jaguar C X17 Crossover Concept  pics

Jaguar C X17 Crossover Concept picture

Jaguar will not release SUV

January 6, 2015 at 15:33

Jaguar crossover based on last year’s Frankfurt concept C-X17 and cars shown at the auto show in Guangzhou, China, is getting closer.
Premiere trademark SUV is expected to be one of the key motor shows this year, probably in the spring in Geneva or in the Frankfurt Motor Show in autumn.

Meanwhile, there appear new details about the first crossover in “cat” family.
Ralf Speth, head of Jaguar Land Rover, announced the marketing ploy: it turns out, the release of SUV is impossible in the sense that the off-road models are plowed paths of Land Rover and serial C-X17 is focused on public roads.

Jaguar CX17 pics

Jaguar CX17 picture

The villain of the new “James Bond” will ride the Jaguar supercar

January 4, 2015 at 14:01

Antagonist of the new James Bond film – Spectre – will ride a supercar Jaguar C-X75.
Getting supercar a “negative role” is associated with an advertising campaign “Jaguar” titled «Good to be bad”. In a series of commercials, marking the entry of the compartment F-Type, is starring British actors playing villains.
In addition, the “Jaguar”, owned by negative characters had appeared in previous installments of “James Bond”. For example, in the movie “Casino Royale” (2006) was starring sedans XJ8 and XJR, and in “Die Another Day” (2002) Aston Martin Vanquish secret agent “opposed” coupe 1,000 horsepower.
The Jaguar C-X75, which will be starring in the film, will be equipped with five-liter compressor “eight”. With this engine is equipped, for example, coupe F-Type R, in which the unit develops 550 horsepower.

Jaguar C-X75 pics

Jaguar C-X75 picture

Jaguar XE will be produced in China

January 2, 2015 at 00:53

Mid-size sedan Jaguar XE, which premiered at the last auto show in Paris, will be produced at the new plant in China, next to the Range Rover Evoque and Land Rover Discovery Sport factory in Changshu. A joint venture founded by the British Jaguar-Land Rover (JLR) and the Chinese company Chery. Organization of production sedan Jaguar XE is the part of an ambitious program for the development of the brand, including the launch until the end of 2016 three brand new models. In particular, the European sales XE will begin in May next year, is expected later presentation of a new generation of model XF, and in 2016 it is planned appearance of the first in the history of the brand SUV.

Jaguar XE pics

Jaguar XE picture