The Jaguar Project 7 concept sports car is a single-seater based on the latest brand masterpiece 2014 Jaguar F-TYPE. The high performance roadster had its premiere at the prestigious Goodwood Festival of Speed. The name of this car commemorates brand`s seven victories between 1951-1990 at the 24 Hours of Le Mans circuit.
Jaguar Project 7 Performance
The Jaguar racer is powered by a supercharged 5.0-liter V8 engine mated to an eight-speed ZF automatic transmission. The powertrain of the Jaguar Project 7 generates 550-horsepower. The unique car accelerates from o to 60mph in 4.1 seconds with a top speed of 186mph. The performance package includes a free-flow exhaust system and a calibrated spring and damper tune.
Jaguar Project 7 Aerodynamics
The aerodynamic modifications include carbon-fiber components such as front air splitter, side skirts, large rear diffuser, fixed rear spoiler, side louvers and bonnet, and last but not least carbon-fiber and aluminum mirrors.
Jaguar Project 7 Design
The design of the one-off Jaguar Project 7 is inspired by classical racing cars. Jaguar engineers combined a high performance and exceptional styling captured in a breathtaking sports car. The one seat Jaguar is based on an all-aluminum architecture.
The Jaguar roadster is finished in an D-T ype-inspired Blue colour . The Jaguar Project 7 is fitted with 20-inch forged-alloy wheels.
The cabin is individualized by composite bucket seat which is lower than the F-Type passenger seats. The interior features carbon-fiber trims.
Jaguar Project 7 concept car technical specifications
Capacity (cc): 5000
Valves per cylinder: 4
Compression ratio: 9.5:1
Bore/stroke (mm): 92.5/93.0
Bore/stroke (inches): 3.64/3.66
Transmission: Eight-speed ZF transmission with ‘Quickshift’ technology
0-60mph (sec): 4.1
50-75mph (sec): 2.4
186 MPH (electronically limited)
Power (HP@rpm): 550 @ 6500
Torque (lb ft@rpm): 502 @ 2500-5500
Wheels and tyres
Wheels: 20-inch “Blade” forged-alloy
Tires: Pirelli P Zero 255/30/20 (front) / 295/30/20 (rear)
At Goodwood Festival of Speed, Jaguar brand also presented its XJR, XFR-S and XKR-S GT models.