Jaguar C-X16 – What You Will Find in This Car

October 4, 2012 at 12:06

Some articles ago we have presented to you the modern and very luxury sports car – Jaguar C-X16. However, when we were presenting it, there was not so much information available about the technical equipment of that car. Therefore, today we want to talk about the things, which you will be able to find in Jaguar C-X16, when you open the hood of this car.

Picture of the Jaguar C-X16

Picture of the Jaguar C-X16

Under the hood of the machine there is a 3.0-liter gasoline V6 engine with a next-generation supercharger. Maximum capacity of the power unit is in the rage of 380 hp (280 kW) and torque of 450 Nm. The ratio of power to a liter is very good – 126 hp/Liter, but that’s not all. C-X16 received a hybrid system similar to the system called KERS, which are used in Formula 1 race cars. The steering wheel of the concept is a button, when pushed, it significantly increases the power of a car – it drives the electric motor integrated into the eight-speed transmission. The electric motor helps the engine with additional 95 horsepower and 235 Nm, and with the energy which comes from the 1.6 kWh battery.

Photo of the opened Jaguar C-X16

Photo of the opened Jaguar C-X16

Acceleration to 100 km/h takes 4.4 seconds, with the top speed of 300 km/h. The machine can travel at speeds up to 80 km/h only on battery power.

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