29 Jun '11, 1pm

Jaguar’s Dazzling C-X75 Show Car is Production Bound

Jaguar’s Dazzling C-X75 Show Car is Production Bound

It’s not every day that a bona fide concept car — particularly a splendiferous flight of fancy like the Jaguar C-X75 —makes the leap to the production line, but in this case it is happening. Introduced at last year’s Paris motor show, the C-X75 arrived to celebrate the English automaker’s 75th birthday. But the real gift—a production C-X75—will land in the driveways of 250 well-heeled enthusiasts in the not-too-distant future. Mechanical details are sketchy at this point, but Jaguar has big aspirations for its hybrid supercar, the natural— and heretofore only — rival to Porsche’s 918 Spyder, which itself is currently following the path from auto-show star to production car. The C-X75 concept’s micro turbine hybrid power plant isn’t quite ready for prime time, so the production model will employ a high-strung 4-cylinder gasoline engine with forced induction, abetted by a pa...

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