Jaguar cancel to produce a Supercar

Due to the ongoing economic crisis, Jaguar finally officially cancel their production plans of hybrid supercar, Jaguar C-X75. The prototype of this car will soon be auctioned.

Jaguar global brand director, Adrian Hallmark confirmed that the world economy does not allow Jaguar to produce a supercar that brings the hybrid system.

In fact currently Jaguar already has 5 prototypes of Jaguar C-X75. As a result, the prototype model of this car will soon be auctioned. Three units prototype of  Jaguar C-X75 will be auctioned in May.

While one unit prototype of Jaguar C-X75 will enter the Jaguar museum and the units will be used by Jaguar for promotion.

"We feel we can make this car, but looking at global austerity measures currently, this seems the wrong time to start selling a supercar worth 800,000 to 1 million pounds," said Hallmark as quoted by Autocar.

Jaguar C-X75 first revealed as a concept at the Paris Motor Show in 2010. In this car, the conventional engine combined with four electric motors mounted in each wheel.

In May 2011 Jaguar has also been confirmed that the C-X75 will apply carbon fiber chassis designed by F1 team, Williams.

Spur kitchen configuration changes. 1.6-liter engine supported by the turbocharged and supercharged applied with two electric motors mounted on both front wheels car.

The power of spur kitchen this car reaches 888 bhp with 590 lb-ft of torque to break the acceleration from rest to 100 kmph in only 2.8 seconds.

Despite failing to produce, Hallmark said that the investment they have in ensuring for the C-X75 will not be in vain. Because 60 percent of the car technology that is planned to be produced between 100-250 units can be used for Jaguar cars in the future.


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