Jaguar’s latest concept, which looks set to preview the look and underlying technology behind its next new product – an SUV that sits below the F-Pace – has created something of a media storm at the LA Auto Show. The I-Pace’s arrival, which coincides with the recent news that parent company Tata is now running at a profit bodes well for Jaguar’s future prosperity.
Say hello to the new Jaguar I-Pace, revealed at the 2016 Los Angeles Motor Show. The concept not only underlines the JLR’s commitment to battery drivetrains for its future models, but also previews the styling for its next crossover, as well as further iterations of the X760 platform. Strip away the motor show hype, and here’s a […]
Replacing the legendary E-type was never going to be easy for Jaguar – and radical thinking was going to be needed. Ian Nicholls charts the development of the prototypes which helped shape Jaguar’s brilliant 1970s GT, Projects XJ-21 and XJ-27. Initial thoughts: the XJ21 project Moving on: XJ27
Introduction Following the highly successful introduction of the C-X75 supercar to the media for test evaluation in June 2013, Jaguar has released a behind-the-scenes film of the car’s development: C-X75 – A hybrid supercar prototype without equal. The film features contributions from the car’s lead Programme Engineers and reveals the challenges overcome in developing a […]
Keith Adams For the 1977 Turin Show, Bertone unveiled the sensationally wedgy Jaguar XJ-S based Ascot. Choosing to create a Jaguar-based concept has always been fraught with difficulties for the Italians – not least because Jaguars have such strong DNA that whenever they stray too far away from what’s come before, that essential ‘Jaguarness’ is […]
Keith Adams One-off Jaguars that come up for sale tend to command spectacular prices when they come up for sale – but they can also prove to be rather controversial, given the beauty of the cars they’re based upon. This Bertone FT is a good case in point – it’s based on the S-type 3.8, […]
Bertone British Leyland only ever produced one Bertone-designed model, the Italian-built Innocenti Mini of 1974. However, Bertone had previously produced several Jaguar-based proposals which were not taken up by the company. Jaguar FT Jaguar Pirana Project XJ40 Jaguar Ascot
Keith Adams The sensational Jaguar C-X75 Concept was undoubtedly the star of the Paris Motor Show in 2010 but Bertone is now hoping to catapult the leaping cat back to the head of the news agenda at next month’s Geneva Motor Show with its B99 concept. At first glance, the new car looks to have thrown out the post-retro […]