Jaguar Land Rover at Coronation Festival, Jaguar C-X75 hybrid hypercar prototype seen

Jaguar C-X75

Jaguar Land Rover is showcasing a host of vehicles at the Coronation festival at Buckingham Palace Gardens from 11th to 14th July 2013. Vehicles from the company’s past, present and future lineup are on display, include the prized Jaguar C-X75 Hybrid hypercar Prototype. Other public debuts include XFR-S, XKR-S GT, XJR and Project 7.

Jaguar C-X75A prototype hypercar, 1 of only 5 development and test Jaguar C-X75 cars in existence, the Michelin Supercar Run was the opportune platform for a debut. The Michelin Supercar hill run is scheduled twice for each day of the Festival, and the Jaguar C-X75 will only be available for viewing during the run as it’s not being put on static display.

Interestingly you won’t hear it during it’s drive to start line because the 1.6-litre, supercharged and turbocharged four-cylinder engine will give way to the silent electric-mode for that part of the drive. The vehicles generates a combined electric and petrol-powered total of 850+hp.

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Jaguar Land Rover at 2013 Coronation Festival (1)The AWD is a great example of lightweight vehicle construction and a goldmine for the companies high-performance, low-emission powertrain research.

While production is being held off, one can marvel at hybrid technologies, carbon composite materials and advanced design solutions employed in conjunction with Williams Advanced Engineering, and await the same in future Jaguar and Land Rover cars. The vehicle will stand as an example for future products and upcoming models in both Jaguar and Land Rover brands.
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Jaguar C-X75, a hybrid vehicle displaying a low level of auto emissions is at the top of the company’s recent achievements. Projecting a high level of design and engineering prowess with state of the art hybrid technologies and advanced designs. Jaguar C-X75 was officially displayed in 2010 at the Paris Motor Show.

Other vehicles on display include the new F Type and Range Rover. The F Type will be seen with its lightweight aluminum architecture while the Range Rover will be seen with aluminum monocoque body weighing 39% less than when constructed with an all steel body, resulting in weight saving of upto 420 kgs.

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Jaguar Land Rover at 2013 Coronation Festival (5)There’s also an exclusive collection of Royal heritage vehicles on display. This includes the 1953 Land Rover Royal ceremonial vehicle known as State IV, a 1955 Jaguar Mark VIIM saloon, a 1949 Land Rover series I Troop review, a 1966 Land Rover series II Military Escort, two Royal review Range Rovers from 1974 and 2002, a 1961 Jaguar E-TYPE Series I and a 2002 Daimler X308 Super V8 Saloon. Jaguar Land Rover is also the only automotive manufacturer to hold Royal Warrants from all three Grantors.


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Nabanita Singha Roy

Nabanita Singha Roy

Love for a red car has with experience transformed to a detailed outlook for around the clock news from Nabanita Singha Roy. Starting out as auto blogger in 2009, her inextricable editorial approach guarantees diverse storylines for a widely enthusiastic automotive readership.

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