Monday November 29th, 2010 17:35 Jaguar is celebrating 75 Years in Style- Welcome the Jaguar C-X75

Jagua C-X75

It was nearly twenty years ago, in the early 1990′s, when Jaguar last put a new super model car on the market. Now, in commemoration of their 75th anniversary, they have introduced the Jaguar C-X75 concept car. This new car combines lithium-ion batteries, four electric motors, and two gas turbine generators as its power sources.

The Jaguar C-X75 has a 195 horsepower electric motor for each of its four wheels. All together these can produce 778 horsepower. The two gas turbine generators can supply extra power to the electric motors, or they can recharge the battery pack. The batteries can also be charged from an ordinary electrical outlet in about six hours.
On just battery power, this Jaguar can go up to 68 miles. When the electric part of the powertrain combines with the twin gas turbines, the C-X75 can go as far as 560 miles. The C-X75 can reach a little over 60 miles per hour in 3.4 seconds, and it can go as fast as 205 miles per hour!

The styling of this Jaguar concept car is remarkable, and its gorgeous and artful interior only adds to its appeal. The switch to start the Jaguar C-X75 is located on an overhead control panel that somewhat replicates that of an airplane. After it is started, the C-X75 certainly does not give the impression of being the supercar that it is. It is almost totally quiet, and only a very low hum can be heard from the electric motors.

The C-X75 performs in one of two ways. It can be driven by battery power alone in its standard mode or with added power from the turbine generators in its Track Mode. Either way, it is one awesome concept car. We can only hope that it will eventually put on the production line.

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