Jaguar has recently pulled the wraps off its latest creation, the Project 7 Concept, ahead of its public debut scheduled for the 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed.
According to the British based automaker, the brand new Jaguar Project 7 Concept has been created in just four months and it has been based on the F-Type, with D-Type inspired rear. The new vehicle is also getting an enlarged front grille, a new front bumper, a rear wing, several carbon fiber components and a set of 20-inch alloy wheels, wrapped in Pirelli P Zero tires. The model has been also fitted with a racing seat with four-point harness, carbon fiber trim and a bespoke helmet holder instead of the passenger seat.
The Jaguar Project 7 is also getting an electronic rear differential, a free-flowing exhaust system and a sports tuned suspension, amongst others. Power to the model is being provided by a 5.0 liter supercharged V8 engine, which is producing a total output of 550 HP (405 kW) and it has a peak torque of 680 Nm (502 lb-ft), mated to an 8-speed Quickshift transmission. The 0 to 100 km/h sprint is done in 4.2 seconds and top speed has been electronically limited to 300 km/h (186 mph).