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

As for the power plant, the car will receive two-and three-liter petrol engines. In European countries also appear and model with a diesel turbo engine. The standard version of the car will get only rear-wheel drive and dedicated six gear box. The top modification will receive a six-speed automatic transmission.

Concept Jaguar C-X17 image

Concept Jaguar C-X17 picture

The debut of the British premiere of the production version of the car will take place next spring. Jaguar will collect about 50 thousand of such sporting crossovers annually.

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