For the Festival of Speed Goodwood Festival of Speed 2018-2019 Jaguar decided to prepare a prototype called Project 7, which was created “based on” sports car 2018-2019 Jaguar D-type mid-50s of the last century on the basis of a modern model F-Type. In the name of the concept, too, have a special meaning. Seven times the British manufacturer has won Le Mans in the period from 1951 to 1990. Developers argue that the emergence of the first project sketches to the release of the car took place just four months.
2018-2019 Jaguar Project 7 Concept compiled on the basis of a roadster the F-the Type , but has a lot of differences. The car is only intended for the driver, the passenger seat is not provided, instead there was a helmet holder. Behind the driver’s seat with four-point safety belts, set 30 millimeters lower than the F-Type, have aerodynamic fairing. The height of the windscreen is also reduced.
The structure of carbon fiber body kit includes a front splitter, side skirts, rear diffuser and spoiler with a 14-degree angle of attack. The large wheel arches conceptual sports car has 20-inch forged wheels with black carbon inserts in the spokes.
Total coloring 2018-2019 Jaguar Project 7 is made in the style of racing livery D-type. Interior door panels decorated with stёzhka diamond shape, decorated with carbon fiber center console and complete the interior design roadster aluminum accents.
The car is driven by a motor V8 in volume of 5 liters, which develops power of 550 horsepower and a torque of 680 Nm. The performance concept ahead of serial F-Type V8 S at 55 l / s and 55 Nm. With the engine running 8-speed automatic transmission Quickshift, transmits torque to the rear axle with electronically-controlled differential.
Compared to the base model of Project 7 to 10 millimeters lowered ride height and a retuned suspension. The speed of 100 kilometers per hour prototype gaining in 4.2 seconds, which is only 0.1 better indicator V8 S. Top speed is electronically limited to 300 km / h.