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

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.

PRESS RELEASE (click to expand)


RELATED POSTS

Volvo unveils inflatable child seat concept
New 2015 Skoda Fabia teased with a sharper look
One-off custom Nissan Project Titan revealed for Alaskan adventure
Tesla announces Roadster 3.0 package with a 400+ mile range
What is the real cost of being a driver?
Volkswagen unveils a new 6.0-litre W12 TSI engine for group's premium models
Volkswagen Golf GTE Sport concept with gullwing doors and carbon body revealed
Renault Alpine Celebration concept debuts at Le Mans
One-off Ferrari 458 MM Speciale built for an enthusiastic Brit
New Land Rover Discovery is here, priced from £43,495
New BMW 8 Series Coupe - official prototype pictures and details
The New ‘69’ Number Plates That Have Been Raising Eyebrows
Tags: , , , ,