We thought the C-X17 concept looked pretty good when Jaguar unveiled it in Frankfurt a couple of months ago. But that shade of blue, while nice enough, made it look like it shared more than a similar name with the Mazda CX-7. No, what a Jaguar needs is a more luxurious paint job than electric blue. And that's just what the British automaker has given its crossover concept in time for the Dubai Motor Show this week.

What we have here is the same C-X17, but repainted in what Jaguar calls "a lustrous Liquid Aluminum liquid metal finish," and we have but to agree. What do you think? Scope it out in the fresh batch of high-res images above and cast your vote in the poll below.

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JAGUAR C-X17 SPORTS CROSSOVER CONCEPT DEBUTS AT DUBAI MOTOR SHOW

(MAHWAH, N.J.) - November 5, 2013 - Jaguar's acclaimed C-X17 sports crossover concept vehicle has premiered at the Dubai International Motor Show 2013.

The C-X17 has been created as a design study to introduce Jaguar's all-new advanced aluminum architecture, on which an exciting new range of future Jaguars will be built, beginning with a new mid-sized C/D segment sedan in 2015.

The C-X17 concept is one example of the diversity of vehicles that could be produced using the modular, scalable new architecture. As a sports crossover, it combines the character and driving experience of a sports car with increased presence and flexibility - all imbued with the sleek lines and luxurious sophistication Jaguar is renowned for.

A new selection of images of the C-X17, in a lustrous Liquid Aluminum liquid metal finish, is now available for download. All assets are also available at c-x17media.jaguar.com


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      Hoeby
      • 1 Year Ago
      Take note Porsche, premium SUVs need not have a face like a monkeys butt. Oh and nice paint job, perhaps try British racing green next?
        Teleny411
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Hoeby
        Also Nissan Juke & Cherokee. Try for beauty instead of weirdness.
      Scooter
      • 1 Year Ago
      Back when I was growing up, we called it "silver".
      Where's the cheese?
      • 1 Year Ago
      It looks like the lovechild of a Jaguar XJ and a Porsche Cayenne.
      Karl_T
      • 1 Year Ago
      I'd vote for silver, but not when the option includes spelling the word 'hot' like a 14 year old girl probably would in a text.....
      VVVVH
      • 1 Year Ago
      And now, Land Rover should start making sport/luxury sedans.
        Jesus!
        • 1 Year Ago
        @VVVVH
        I don't see how they have much of a choice but to do so.
      Zortella
      • 1 Year Ago
      Would like to see it in British Racing Green.
      Kevin
      • 1 Year Ago
      This is a coherent design - take notice Jeep Cherokee designers.
        Jesus!
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Kevin
        Hey now, the Cherokee is coherent. None of it looks good and none of it makes sense!
      Andrew
      • 1 Year Ago
      anything but silver. Enough already. Let's have actual colors from now on.
      thecommentator2013
      • 1 Year Ago
      ...but, I like it. And finally, someone's getting the rear lights right.
      Justin B.
      • 1 Year Ago
      The best looking SUV ever. Now make it.
        thecommentator2013
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Justin B.
        I said it was nice but a bit bland. Actually, this thing is growing on me. I like it as well.
      John
      • 1 Year Ago
      So whats the big deal? Its just layers of clear coat over aluminum base coat. BFD My Bronco was painted by a custom shop for me with 4 shots of clear over 3 shots of tinted clear on 4 shots of base color. Color was so deep it looked wet all the time and lokked black until you moved then you noticed it was a dark metallic midnight blue.
        Brent Jatko
        • 1 Year Ago
        @John
        That's what I was thinking. "Wet" looking paint is basically nothing new.
      i.own.your.ass
      • 1 Year Ago
      zoom zoom
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