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Jaguar Land Rover SVO mulling its own sports car - report

Jaguar Land Rover's Special Vehicles Operations (JLR SVO) division is looking into creating its own sports car to compete with the likes of the Mercedes-AMG GT, according to reports out of the UK...

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Jaguar I-Pace leaps ahead of German brands
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Jaguar I-Pace leaps ahead of German brands

No one expected Jaguar to unveil an electric performance SUV with a bold, cab-forward design that combines a supercar silhouette with sports car performance and five-seat versatility at the LA Auto Show this week, least of all the German brands. And the reason the Jaguar I-Pace looks so good is the fact the design itself was heavily influenced by Jaguar’s plug-in hybrid concept car, the C-X75, which debuted at the 2010 Paris Motor Show...


Aston Martin DB10 and Jaguar C-X75 car chase from upcoming Bond film teased
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Aston Martin DB10 and Jaguar C-X75 car chase from upcoming Bond film teased

Excitement is building around the next (and 24th) chapter of the James Bond film franchise, Spectre. Although the film doesn't open until later this year, it hasn't stopped the producers releasing a teaser of two of the biggest stars - the Aston Martin DB10 and Jaguar C-X75 supercars...


Aston Martin DB10 and Jaguar C-X75 available to buy...from Scalextric
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Aston Martin DB10 and Jaguar C-X75 available to buy...from Scalextric

To coincide with upcoming release of the new James Bond film, Spectre, perennial slot car maker Scalextric has announced an official licenced set. Gone are the days of generic coloured sports cars on track though, the Spectre set includes detailed versions of the not-for-sale Aston Martin DB10 and stillborn Jaguar C-X75 supercar...


Jaguar C-X75 concept car to be villain's vehicle in next Bond film, Spectre - report
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Jaguar C-X75 concept car to be villain's vehicle in next Bond film, Spectre - report

If reports are correct, the Jaguar C-X75 concept car will star in the upcoming James Bond film, Spectre. Unnamed sources have told Autocar that engineers at Jaguar are working to make the concept car usable for filming. Changes will include swapping out the concept vehicle's hybrid drivetrain for one that utilises the company's supercharged 5...


Jaguar Land Rover Special Operations readies first car for Goodwood
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Jaguar Land Rover Special Operations readies first car for Goodwood

Jaguar Land Rover’s newly-minted Special Operations bespoke and performance arm will show-off its first model at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK between June 26 and 29. Announced earlier this month, Jaguar Land Rover Special Operations is a new division within the company tasked with designing and engineering halo versions of the group’s road cars, plus bespoke commissions from customers and limited-run heritage ‘re-creations’...


Jaguar C-X75 behind-the-scenes development video
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Jaguar C-X75 behind-the-scenes development video

A behind-the-scenes video detailing the development of the Jaguar C-X75 has been released. The film features interviews with the plug-in hybrid supercar's lead program engineers who give fresh insights into the challenges of developing a vehicle with "the performance of a Veyron, the range of a Volt and the CO2 of a Prius"...


Jaguar says more mileage left in the internal combustion engine
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Jaguar says more mileage left in the internal combustion engine

Jaguar is keen to develop the internal combustion engine further, believing more can be achieved with existing models. Following this week’s decision by Jaguar to abandon its C-X75 hybrid supercar project, the British company has told CarAdvice that it sees life yet in the traditional powerplant...


Jaguar C-X75 production plans scrapped
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Jaguar C-X75 production plans scrapped

The Jaguar C-X75 hybrid supercar has been dropped from Jag's production plans, with the luxury British manufacturer blaming its decision on the crippled European economy. Despite originally giving the C-X75 the green light in May 2011, Jaguar global brand director Adrian Hallmark has since confirmed the company is scrapping the low-volume production run as it focuses on vehicles that are more relevant to a greater number of customers...


Jaguar C-X75 hybrid supercar on verge of testing phase
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Jaguar C-X75 hybrid supercar on verge of testing phase

The Jaguar C-X75 hybrid supercar is “on track” for its 2014 launch and will begin testing in October. Britain’s sporty luxury brand has built two of five planned prototypes based on the C-X75 concept that was one of the major stars of the 2010 Paris motor show...


Jaguar C-X75: hybrid supercar details revealed
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Jaguar C-X75: hybrid supercar details revealed

A number of details of the Jaguar C-X75 have been revealed as development work continues on the highly anticipated green performance machine. UK's Car Magazine reports the Jaguar C-X75 will be powered by a bespoke, Jaguar-built, 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine and electric motor combination co-developed by the Williams Formula One team, which will be supported by a second electric motor to develop over 368kW (500bhp)...


Video: Jaguar C-X75 Concept car rolling footage
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Video: Jaguar C-X75 Concept car rolling footage

We've reported several times on the gorgeous Jaguar C-X75 Concept being approved for production, and of course the news that Australians will be able to buy it and drive it locally, due to its right-hand-drive configuration being confirmed. Every time we've seen the concept in person, it has been stationary. Now, a fan has captured the concept car moving under its own power...


Jaguar C-X75 video reveals its design inspiration
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Jaguar C-X75 video reveals its design inspiration

If there was ever a more passionate person about design than Jaguar's Ian Callum, we're yet to find them. In this new video, Callum reveals the true inspiration behind the design of the stunning C-X75 concept, which we now know is going into production. As a tribute to an earlier Jaguar (we won't spoil the video for you), the C-X75 embodies the pure sportiness of the brand, as well as bringing it into the 21st century...


Gas turbine technology the future for Jaguar
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Gas turbine technology the future for Jaguar

When the C-X75 concept car was revealed at the Paris Motor Show in 2010, it wowed people with its striking exterior and interior styling. However the big news was under the rear compartment. The concept car housed two gas turbines which powered electric motors. Speaking with CarAdvice, Gordon Snoddy, Global Jaguar Brand Manager, explained the reason behind choosing gas turbines...


Jaguar and Williams F1 collaborate for C-X75 technology
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Jaguar and Williams F1 collaborate for C-X75 technology

In a groundbreaking partnership, Jaguar has enlisted the help of the Williams Formula 1 team to create the technology to be used in the production C-X75. At today's announcement that a production version of the C-X75 will hit the roads in late 2013, CEO of Williams F1, Adam Parr told CarAdvice that Williams will be putting its all into this car...


Jaguar C-X75 to go into production
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Jaguar C-X75 to go into production

Let me assure you, this is big news for Jaguar and the entire British automotive industry, but no one that I spoke to from anywhere in the world had a clue what the company was going to reveal in this morning’s press conference. This was one of the best kept secrets of the year...


Jaguar C-X75 Preview
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Jaguar C-X75 Preview

Jaguar C-X75 - an exclusive inside look As far as shop windows go, having your products on display within a beautifully lit studio on the side of the main road through London’s Knightsbridge region, is about as good as it gets. The Berkeley Hotel is the venue, the world’s sexiest eco-supercar is the product and it’s my turn for a guided tour by the guys responsible for building the thing...


Jaguar C-X75 at LA Auto Show
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Jaguar C-X75 at LA Auto Show

Introduced at the 2010 Paris Motor Show, this breathtaking concept was prepared in celebration of Jaguar’s 75 years of designing iconic road cars. Not only does this sports coupe represent a gorgeous design exercise, it also boasts some very eco-friendly engineering—an electric motor is fitted to each wheel with each motor producing an eye-opening 145 kW...


Jaguar C-X75
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Jaguar C-X75

Jaguar has been building beautiful fast cars for 75 years and the C-X75 is both a tribute and a celebration of the creative ingenuity of all those who have been involved in shaping many of the world’s most beautiful cars, both on and off, the track...