Jaguar to build C-X75 Hybrid supercar

Posted on May 8, 2011 by
Jaguar C-X75 hybrid super car

First seen in concept form at the 2010 , 's C-X75 hybrid super car will now be commercially manufactured in limited quantities - only 250 cars will be made.

Jaguar has confirmed plans to build C-X75 Hybrid super car. The high performance hybrid super car, based on the initial concept design study that made its debut at the 2010 Paris motor show, will be developed in association with Williams F1 who will provide their engineering expertise in areas including aerodynamics, carbon composite manufacture and hybrid technologies.

The economically friendly car will be powered by a combo of conventional internal combustion engine and electric motors. With a small capacity, highly boosted conventional engine mounted low on its carbon fiber chassis; the C-X75 will propel from 0-60mph in less than 3 seconds, 0-100mph is less than 6 seconds and attains top speed in excess of 200mph.

Jaguar C-X75 at the 2010 Paris Motor ShowWith one powerful electric motor on each axle, the Jaguar C-X75 will have an extended electric range of over 50km and less than 99g/km CO2 emissions.

“Our new association with Jaguar Land Rover provides us with an exciting opportunity to work with one of the motoring world’s most famous and iconic brands,” said , Chairman of Williams F1.

“Never before has the company launched such an ambitious, world-beating vehicle programme,” said Carl-Peter Forster, CEO Tata Motors, the Indian company that owns Jaguar and Land Rover brands.

Only 250 C-X75 hybrid super cars will be built, each costing between £700,000 – £900,000 depending on market and local taxes.

 

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