Jaguar C-X16 Concept

Those who sang at funeral of Jaguar once departure from the Ford brand with the Indians from Tata were wrong. Jaguar goes increasingly better and put the new concept C-X16 cherry on the cake returning British brand.Jaguar has today the first official pictures and details about the new concept of the range British manufacturer.These are C-X16, a sporty coupe which not only serve to expose the technologies that Jaguar will pull the market in coming years, but to announce a production model that most likely will keep many of the lines original prototype.

Jaguar C-X16 Concept (22)

Jaguar C-X16 is a concept with a hybrid propulsion system consists of a gasoline engine and an electric one. But unlike today’s hybrids on the market, the electric motor is especially designed to limit consumption, the electrical unit Jaguar C-X16 comes in order to improve performance. The secret lies in the “Push to Pass”, which is activated by pressing a red button located on the steering wheel.

When the driver uses the Push to Pass, the 70 kW and 235 Nm of electric motor combined with the 380 horsepower and 450 Nm of the 3.0-liter turbo V6 engine, achieving outstanding performance: 4.4 seconds 0-100 km / h, half 80-120 km / h in just 2.1 seconds.The maximum speed that can reach C-X16 is 300 km / h. However, if the driver wishes to use the hybrid system and the classical models already on the market, Jaguar announced that the electric motor can be used independently to 70 km / h.

 

 

7 Sep 2011 by Salceanu Madalina Leave a comment

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