Jaguar cuts supercar plans, and focuses on electric.


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Jaguar is abandoning all plans to add to the supercar/sports car section of their future lineup. Any plans to create the next XK coupe/convertible as well as the production variant of the C-X75 concept supercar have been tossed out the window. Jaguar made it clear that the XK could be converted into a Grand Tourer, however, no further information on the topic has been released on the topic as of now.

Instead, Jaguar has focuses its attention on building two new luxury EV’s. One will be an SUV and the other, a replacement for the XJ sedan.

The large EV, which is said to be named X590, is reported to be a four-door coupe with a rear hatch. The X590 is said to have a new electronic architecture which can accommodate the software that is capable of autonomous driving.

Jaguar wishes to take on Tesla and the other electronic vehicles coming out of Germany with the X590.

Jaguar expects to put 20,000 to 30,000 X590’s on the road each year. The SUV, which is predicted to be more affordable. Jaguar surely is looking to capitalize on these segments for the future of their lineup.

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