We were first blessed with the stunning sight of the Jaguar C-X17 a few months ago at the IAA Frankfurt Motor Show 2013. The Concept car looked fantastic an we have been wanting to see it again ever since! The car has made an appearance at this weeks Los Angeles motorshow in a more subtle, but still as striking, shade of silver.
The design of the Jaguar C-X17 Sports Crossover Concept combines Jaguars current design language on a larger platform. What this means is that the Jaguar C-X17 Sports Crossover Concept features the traditional Jaguar front grille now completed with a bright red Jaguar badge as well as headlights similar to those featured on the Jaguar XJ.
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.
We cannot wait to see what Jaguar do with the concept but hope that we will see a road worth car unveiled soon!