Jaguar C-X17 concept debuts at the Frankfurt Motor Show [videos]

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Jaguar has unveiled a C-X17 concept a design study to introduce Jaguar’s all-new advanced aluminium monocoque architecture, codenamed iQ[Al], on which an exciting range of future Jaguars will be built, including the crossover.

The first car to use use new architecture is a mid-size premium C/D segment saloon, which will go on sale in 2015. The new model will be called most likely XS and first prototypes are out testing already.

New architecture will use a range of fuel-efficient petrol and diesel engines. It is engineered for top speeds of over 186mph.

The C-X17 is 4,718mm long and 1,649mm tall, with an evolutionary grille, sculptured haunch lines hinting strongly of the Jaguar F-TYPE sports car.

The C-X17 rides on 23-inch alloys and is painted in a Caesium Blue finish, with gloss black brightwork surrounding the windows.

The interior of the C-X17 features four individual bucket seats and also showcases advanced interior technologies including Interactive Surface Console – a multi-screen infotainment network that links passengers with each other and the outside world through social media channels.

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