Jaguar Debuts C-X16 Hybrid Car In Germany

Well-known luxury automobile manufacture Jaguar has released details of its new hybrid vehicle called the C-X16 in preparation of the car’s public debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2011.

The C-X16 continues the company’s tradition of high-end performance vehicles, like the limited edition C-X75 we covered earlier this year, and boasts a top speed of 186 miles per hour with the ability to from 0 to 60 mpg in around 4 seconds.

Jaguar C-X16, Jaguar, Hybrids, Frankfurt Motor Show 2011

image via Jaguar

Propelled by an eight-speed, 3.0 litre V6 engine and a rear-mounted, integrated 1.6 kilowatt-hour battery system charged through regenerative braking, the new Jaguar concept can also travel in all-electric mode for when traveling at speeds under 50 mph.

Roughly 14.5 feet long, 6.7 feet wide and 4.3 feet tall, the manufacturer says the C-X16 hybrid will be one of the smallest cars Jaguar has ever produced, and comes equipped with features like smartphone integration, carbon-fiber racing seats, and a red interior with leather trim.

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