Specter's Jaguar C-X75 to be Auctioned – Motor1.com UK

In 2010, at the Mondial de Paris, Jaguar presented a concept for the least remarkable. The public fell in love with the C-X75, prompting Jaguar to consider limited-edition production. Jaguar has even partnered with Williams Advanced Engineering to begin production of this avant-garde concept car. Two years after the revelation in Paris, Jaguar has backtracked in view of the economic situation and produced only five copies of the supercar.

This car was a hybrid-rechargeable. Jaguar had equipped it with a 1.6 liter four-cylinder engine designed on the model of Formula 1. This block developed more than 500 hp, but it was coupled with electric motors to develop nearly 850 hp in total. the manufacturer, the C-X75 could go from 0 to 160 km / h in 6 seconds and easily exceed 320 km / h.

One day, the directors of the movie James Bond were looking for a car brilliant enough to face the Aston Martin DB10 in the movie Specter. The Jaguar C-X75 was chosen, it was she who would be driven by the evil Hinx. For the purposes of the film, the Jaguar C-X75 needed to be thoroughly reviewed. The engine has been replaced by the excellent V8 borrowed from the beautiful Jaguar F-Type. It was associated with a six-speed gearbox to send power to the rear wheels. Jaguar and his partner Williams Advanced Engineering built four C-X75s according to the specifications of the film.

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The first of four copies carries the chassis number 24001, it will be sold on November 30 at an auction in Abu Dhabi. This copy had a particular use. It allowed the directors to make tight shots on the actor's face at the wheel. The driving of this vehicle was entrusted to a driver who was sitting on the roof of the car!

After filming, all the cars returned to Williams' workshops, which repackaged them. The copy at auction at the end of the month was sent to Mexico to promote the film. He even participated in the Grand Prix of Mexico during which Felipe Massa took his wheel. This Jaguar C-X75 could found taker for more than a million euros.

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