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Moo
09-13-11, 10:55 AM
Listen, Jaguar's next car is going to punch pretty much every other car right in the sack, looks-wise. Performance wise? With the KERS-like, electric push-to-pass button, the Jaguar C-X16 can challenge a Porsche 911. Without it? We'll have to see, won't we?

As we learned earlier, the concept is powered by a supercharged three-liter, dual overhead cam V6 producing 375 hp and 332 lb.-ft. The hybrid drive system adds 94 hp by way of a button that can get it from 50 to 75 mph in 2.1 seconds. That does sound like fun, now that you mention it.

Did we mention the 8-speed gearbox with the same start/stop feature as on Jaguar's XF sedan. Yes, it has that too. Jaguar boss Adrian Hallmark said, the C-X16 would sell for 60,000-80,000 euros. But whether the result for US buyers is the currency-exchange nightmare those figures suggest, remains to be seen.

Who cares? With a face like that, who needs money in the bank?

http://jalopnik.com/5839652/the-jaguar-c+x16-concept-is-one-tight-pussy

http://i653.photobucket.com/albums/uu252/Car_Fanatics/Jaguar%20Motors/jag_c-x16_reveal_120911_05.jpg

http://i942.photobucket.com/albums/ad262/knezpedja/jaguar_c-x16-concept-2011_r7jpg.jpg

http://images.thecarconnection.com/lrg/image_100361899_l.jpg

http://i942.photobucket.com/albums/ad262/knezpedja/jaguar_c-x16-concept-2011_r8jpg.jpg

http://i942.photobucket.com/albums/ad262/knezpedja/jaguar_c-x16-concept-2011_r1jpg.jpg

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The front looks a bit like the 370Z... :afro2:

Maverick123w
09-13-11, 10:58 AM
Ooo Very nice

Redeemed
09-13-11, 12:04 PM
To answer the pricing question from the article: It should be dirt cheap in the US as any other premium European car ;)

I always get a chuckle out of your idea of "dirt cheap". :lol:

ElL33t
09-13-11, 01:15 PM
Very nice car but it does look similar to the Aston Martin Vanquish which I love.

http://i942.photobucket.com/albums/ad262/knezpedja/jaguar_c-x16-concept-2011_r7jpg.jpg

http://www.diseno-art.com/images/Aston_Martin_V12_Vanquish.jpg

DiscipleDOC
09-13-11, 02:46 PM
Sorry....I had to edit the title....

DiscipleDOC
09-13-11, 02:52 PM
You know that the title was referring to the brand's logo, right?

I know...but it does not make the site look good with that word in the title....:o

grey_1
09-13-11, 02:59 PM
Well, look at this:

The basic VW Passat costs around 15000 in the US. The same model is 25000 in Europe. And the US edition comes with much more extras for free.

And it gets more extreme once you go higher end.
The basic Mercedes CLS in the US is just under $80000 and comes with at least $20000 extras for free! The same car here costs at least $140000 (higher base price, need to pay for extras that are standard in the US).

That's a drastic difference! I think the wording "dirt cheap" applies here just fine ;)

Of course the European versions are much more refined with better materials and better technology but that doesn't make up for that price difference...
Been that way for ages too. Friends of mine when I was in Europe brought their motorcycles, autos over for the sole purpose of making a huge profit.

Redeemed
09-13-11, 03:10 PM
Well, look at this:

The basic VW Passat costs around 15000 in the US. The same model is 25000 in Europe. And the US edition comes with much more extras for free.

And it gets more extreme once you go higher end.
The basic Mercedes CLS in the US is just under $80000 and comes with at least $20000 extras for free! The same car here costs at least $140000 (higher base price, need to pay for extras that are standard in the US).

That's a drastic difference! I think the wording "dirt cheap" applies here just fine ;)

Of course the European versions are much more refined with better materials and better technology but that doesn't make up for that price difference...

Oh no, I hear what you're saying and know where you're coming from.

It's just, that still isn't dirt cheap. Think of dirt, how rare is it? If you really wanted some you could easily find some and it'd cost you little more than the time to get it.

Dirt cheap is a $1500 beater off of Craigslist. :lol: At least, in my opinion. :p

Moo
09-13-11, 05:16 PM
Top Gear talks about Jaaaaaag owners :rofl

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Redeemed
09-13-11, 05:23 PM
:lol:

grey_1
09-13-11, 06:31 PM
Interesting.
Importing cars or bikes from the US is quite a big topic right now because of the low USD.



:)

I forgot to mention that was over 30 years ago. :o

:)

Redeemed
09-13-11, 06:32 PM
I forgot to mention that was over 30 years ago. :o

:)

:bugeyes:

That's longer than I've been alive!






:D :lol:

grey_1
09-13-11, 06:55 PM
:bugeyes:

That's longer than I've been alive!






:D :lol:

Yeah, I get that a lot. :lol:

This is one of the cars I drove in England though - not mine in the image, but just about identical.
1976 Daimler Sovereign - got it for a steal in '82. :)

http://dudtub232.blogspot.com/2010/01/1976-daimler-sovereign-42-litre-coupe.html

http://i.imgur.com/Lj3k5.jpg

EDIT: Sorry for spamming your thread Moo :o

Redeemed
09-13-11, 06:57 PM
:lol:

That car was made 11 years before I was born... :o

Thanks Grey- I suddenly feel young. :D :lol:

grey_1
09-13-11, 06:58 PM
:lol:

That car was made 11 years before I was born... :o

Thanks Grey- I suddenly feel young. :D :lol:

Glad I could accommodate. :p

Redeemed
09-13-11, 07:03 PM
Glad I could accommodate. :p

:lol:

I'm starting to feel a bit bad now. Think I'll go get ready for work. :o :p

lduguay
09-14-11, 11:38 AM
I know...but it does not make the site look good with that word in the title....:o

Too late :p

http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/attachment.php?attachmentid=43204&d=1316014677