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September 16 2011


September 16, 2011

Jaguar displayed its global product leadership and brand strength by winning one of the most important media awards, fromAutoweek, at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show.

Autoweek's editorial team selected the Jaguar C-X16 as its "Best in Show" winner at the premier European motor show.

Jaguar C-X16

The Jaguar C-X16 is a concept 'One plus One' (2 seat) sports car that explores future performance hybrid options via an innovative supercharged 3.0-liter V6 producing 280 kW and 450 Nm of torque. The production concept's seductive looks indicate the next evolution of Jaguar's bold design direction.

"The C-X16 is our compelling vision for a 21st century Jaguar sports car. It embodies the established Jaguar strengths of sensual design, animal-like agility and inspirational performance and combines these with attributes that set us on a course to create sustainable sports cars of the future."

- Adrian Hallmark, Global Brand Director, Jaguar Cars

"Jaguar's Design Director, Ian Callum, has done it again with the Jaguar C-X16 Concept," said Wes Raynal, Editor,Autoweek. "With its long hood and beautiful curves, the C-X16 has unmistakable Jaguar presence. This is Callum's second-straight "Best in Show" award from an International show, as his C-X75 Concept won at the Geneva Motor show this past spring. He's on a roll and we truly love this car."