Sports crossovers are flavour of the month at IAA Frankfurt Motor Show 2013. The sports crossover concepts don’t come much bigger than this though. Jaguar have released an SUV, the Jaguar C-X17 Sports Crossover Concept, to the world’s media and it has been greeted by a rapturous reception!
The Jaguar C-X17 Sports Crossover Concept is something that Jaguar are looking to produce in the near future. From the rear, the Jaguar C-X17 Sports Crossover Concept features taillights similar to the stunning Jaguar F-Type sports car albeit with much sharper and prominent angles. In addition to previewing the styling of the eventual productions-spec Jaguar SUV, the design also provides a more general look at the new range of smaller Jaguars. Included in that new range will be the smaller Jaguar XS sedan.
While the design of the Jaguar C-X17 Sports Crossover Concept is extremely impressive and sleek, the real action comes underneath the bodywork. Previewed on the new C-X17 is an all-new aluminium monocoque which is set to “underpin the entire innovative future of the Jaguar brand”. Dubbed the IQ[AI] platform translating into “intelligent aluminium architecture”, the monocoque is extremely scalable meaning it can be modified for various different Jaguar models in the coming years.
If you want to know more, take a look at our earlier Jaguar C-X17 Sports Crossover Concept article!