%p C-X17 Concept is Jaguar’s first sports crossover concept vehicle and blends the seductive design and intelligent performance that are hallmarks of Jaguar, while delivering the benefits of a crossover’s assured driving position and high levels of flexibility. It showcases Jaguar’s all-new intelligent aluminium architecture, with the cars rolling off it engineered to deliver class leading quality, durability and reliability.
%p In January 2015 production of the Jaguar F‑PACE was confirmed. Based on the C-X17 concept this new performance crossover is the latest in our dynamic and seductive bloodline.
Concept’s highly advanced, aluminium-intensive modular architecture provides the flexibility to deliver a great range of models without compromising the unique character, design, vehicle dynamics, performance and luxury that Jaguar is renowned for.
The first production Jaguar that is based on the all-new architecture will be on sale in 2015. This new, mid-sized premium sports sedan will be powered by engines with a wide range of capacities and outputs, all delivering inspirational performance and offering the latest innovations in fuel-efficient technologies without sacrificing drivability.
C-X17 Concept has been revealed to the world in three stunning colours: Caesium Blue, Liquid Aluminium and Liquid Gold.
First revealed in Frankfurt, followed by appearances in Dubai and Los Angeles with its stunning Liquid Aluminium exterior, an ultra luxurious version of C-X17 Concept in ‘Liquid Gold’ made its first appearance in China.
Frankfurt debut, 10th September 2013, C-X17 Concept in Caesium Blue.
Dubai debut, 6th November 2013, C-X17 Concept in Liquid Aluminium.
Los Angeles debut, 19th November 2013, C-X17 Concept in Liquid Aluminium.
Guangzhou debut, 20th November 2013, C-X17 Concept in Liquid Gold with interior design and technology adaptation.
C-X17 Concept’s cabin brings together innovative interactive technology with a modern take on traditional high-quality materials and British craftsmanship for true luxury and sophistication. The inviting design and overall usability of the interior, along with its versatility – including its extensive loadspace – means that it is as good for the family as its is exciting for the driver.
In normal grip conditions C-X17 Concept’s intelligent All-Wheel Drive system delivers traction to the rear wheels. This is unique in the Sports Crossover segment and helps provide the renowned Jaguar dynamic driving experience. The system continuously monitors the road surface to pre-empt and react to wheel slip for greater driver confidence and improved vehicle stability in low grip conditions.
Giving the driver even more control and improved cornering, Torque Vectoring by Braking (TVbB) helps the vehicle maintain the desired path and reduces the likelihood of oversteer.
Taking care of all occupants as they go to open the vehicle’s doors, C-X17 Concept features Rear Exit Detection. This advanced active safety aid warns of approaching objects that may be hidden in the passengers’ blind spot.
Inspirational performance, driveability and excellent fuel economy. C-X17 Concept offers a range of engines with differing capacities, including a new family of high-output and efficient four-cylinder petrol and diesel engines. C-X17 Concept has class-leading efficiency and CO2 emissions thanks to its highly efficient engines and all-new intelligent aluminium architecture.