Month: August, 2011
The Jaguar C-X16 production concept will make its global debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show on September 13.
Designed by the same team that produced the Jaguar XJ, XF and XK, headed by Jaguar’s Design Director Ian Callum, the C-X16 concept is a precursor to future Jaguar sports cars that will aim to set new class benchmarks in design, vehicle dynamics and technology.
As the concept neared completion Ian Callum, Design Director, Jaguar Cars commented, “Great Jaguar cars have always been beautiful, innovative and have looked firmly to the future. The finished C-X16 concept has the potential to do these things while retaining the ability to surprise, excite and invigorate.”
Adrian Hallmark, Global Brand Director, Jaguar Cars commented, “Jaguar has set in place bold, ambitious plans for the future. This production concept demonstrates the depth of design and engineering ability we have within Jaguar to make these plans come to life. I look forward to sharing this latest, exciting step at the Frankfurt Motor Show.”
Cadillac has just released an image of what they are currently calling the ATS. The ATS is set to be a rival to the Audi A4, BMW 3 Series, and the Mercedes C-Class. There are talks of this vehicle being set on the Rear Wheel Drive Alpha Platform. The engine expected in this vehicle is a 4 Cylinder turbo charged engine. There are also talks of an ATS V series and possibly a convertible ATS
In a statement, GM’s North American President Mark Reuss said “We have extensively and exhaustively studied the competitive segment, and we have benchmarked the best. And when this car comes out, that will be readily apparent.”