Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/05/06/jaguar_to_produce_c_x75_supercar/

Jaguar hybrid supercar gets green light

C-X75 yours for at least 700 grand

By Tony Smith

Posted in Science, 6th May 2011 14:07 GMT

Hybrid Jaguar supercar, anyone? Yours for £700,000-plus, though you'll save your VED payments, if you want to put your name down for one of the 250 that Jaguar will build.

We're talking about the C-X75, a beast capable of 200mph and beyond, yet pumps out less than 99g of CO2 each kilometre it drives.

Jaguar C-X75

Jaguar showed off the C-X75 as a concept back in September 2010 at the Paris Motor Show. Back then, the emissions target was a mere 28g/km, so we guess the petrol-burning micro-turbines aren't quite as efficient in the flesh as the boffins' slide-rules suggested. Either way, the production model "will use a state-of-the-art, small-capacity, highly-boosted internal combustion engine with one powerful electric motor at each axle".

Jaguar C-X75

When the 250 C-X75s will be available, Jaguar didn't say. ®

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Jaguar C-X75