Jaguar Hybrid Concept Wins the Eco Awards

November 25, 2012 at 09:48

At the third annual run of the environmentally friendly vehicles “RAC Future Car Challenge”, held on the route London – Brighton, experimental concept hybrid car Jaguar XJ_e won the “most energy-efficient premium car” award as well as the “Best Developers Group” title for the incredible team of engineers and designers who have put this great car into a reality!

Jaguar XJ_e Concept Pic

Jaguar XJ_e Concept Pic

The company put up for passing under the auspices of the Royal Automobile Club competition three hybrid concept Jaguar XJ_e PHEV, which finished first in their class. On the track of the total length of 101 km car contented 1.2 liters of gasoline and 11 kWh, which corresponds to 2.1 l/100km. The project XJ_e is part of a strategy of Jaguar Land Rover to develop vehicles with low emissions and partly funded by the British government as part of REEVolution.

Jaguar XJ_e Concept Photo

Jaguar XJ_e Concept Photo

Experimental sedans are equipped with power unit that combines a two-liter petrol engine with turbocharging and direct fuel injection, 69-kW motor and a lithium-ion battery with the capacity of 12.3 kWh. On one filling the electric car can travel up to 40 km, with a top speed of 120 km / h. Out under two engines XJ_e can accelerate to 241 km / h. The CO2 emissions from Jaguar “hybrid” are equal to 75 g / km – 70% less than a conventional XJ.

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