Send this page to a friend!
Fill in the form bellow

your name:
your email:
friend name:
friend email:
your comments:
close

news

Christopher Bruce2013-12-09 16:30:57

Ian Callum Planning Big Changes for Jaguar Design

The C-X17 crossover concept may preview the design future

 
 
Slideshow
Ian Callum plans to use a trapezoidal grill on future Jaguar models

JaguarJaguarJaguarUnited Kingdom, 1922 > present53 models
2186 photos
16 videos
Land RoverLand RoverLand RoverUnited Kingdom, 1978 > present15 models
1787 photos
9 videos
design director Ian Callum has big changes ahead for the looks of Jaguar.

He says that he is dropping oval-shaped grills from Jaguars in the next generation of cars. Instead, the oval edges will be cut off to create a more upright, trapezoidal grill as seen on the C-X17C-X17Jaguar C-X17United Kingdom, 2014 > 201417 photos
crossover concept.

Callum also says that the introduction of the F-TypeF-Type (modern) Gen.1Jaguar F-Type (modern) Gen.1United Kingdom, 2012 > present34 versions
104 photos
3 videos
means that the future of the XKXK Gen.2Jaguar XK Gen.2United Kingdom, 2006 > present35 versions
89 photos
4 videos
needs to be rethought.

“A direction change is a valid question. The XK will have a different job to do,” he said.

The next XK will likely take a step upmarket to become a luxury-oriented GT because the F-Type has taken the role as Jaguar’s two-seat sports car.

Source: Autocar

Encyclopedia
JaguarJaguar
XKXK
XK Gen.2XK Gen.2

0 comments

Anonymous

Contribute

publish your news and scoops
Contribute
close