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Production Jaguar C-X75 will make 500 HP from 1.6L twin-charged four

by George Kennedy (RSS feed) on Jul 26th, 2012 at 5:31PM

Much has been said about the upcoming C-X75 from Jaguar, but now we have some real, tangible news. The hybrid supercar will be fitted with a 1.6-liter turbocharged inline-four capable of, apparently, 500 horsepower. According to Autocar, the diminutive engnine is able to acheive this output through twin-charging, or the employment of both a supercharger and turbocharger. They are able to boost power at varying RPMs, thus making for a wide powerband. Oh, and speaking of revs, the engine is said to redline at a towering 10,000 RPMs. Jaguar engineers estimate that the eco-friendly... Read More

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