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To mark the market debut of the new XF Sportbrake, Jaguar created a unique concept, unveiled today. It is not a car as most of you would suspect. It is a high-speed boatthat showcases Jaguar DNA in an unexpected segment.
 
Jaguar Cars consulted with Ivan Erdevicki Naval Architecture, a yacht design specialist, and Seventy Seven Design, a bespoke design project management company, and managed to give life to a 6.1 meters fiberglass hull that was called Concept Speedboat.
 
The hull was finished on top with a natural teak decking. This is split by a carbon fibre fin, inspired by the iconic Jaguar D-Type. The front of the boat flows seamlessly into the screen and the red 2+1 cabin follows the sporting character of Jaguar cars. Jaguar Cars’ heritage is also subtly recognised with fuel filler caps inspired by the Series 1 XJ. 
 
Jaguar Director of Design, Ian Callum, described the boat as ”very powerful. It follows, in so many ways, the idea of a traditional speedboat but with the sleek and fast characteristics that you would expect from a Jaguar Car.”

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    Engine: Inline-6, Power: 220.0 kw / 295 bhp @ 6800 rpmN/A
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    Engine: 72 Degree, Aluminum Alloy, Ford-Cosworth V10 CR-3N/AN/A
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    Engine: V8, Power: 313.2 kw / 420 bhp @ 6250 rpm, Torque: 560 nm / 413 ft lbs @ 4000 rpm
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    Engine: TWR Rover Metro 6R4 V6, Power: 404.2 kw / 542.0 bhp @ 7000 rpm, Torque: 644.0 nm / 475.0 ft lbs @ 4500 rpm

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