Organized by the South East Automotive Media Organization (SEAMO),
Jaguar’s C-XF concept car was voted the 2007 North American Production
Preview Vehicle of the Year Award.
According to juror Chris Poole,
“The C-XF reinterprets Jaguar's traditional 'grace, space, pace' in a
fresh, original new way -- which is no easy task. And, all without a
sign of (retrospective design)."
These awards recognize
vehicles that are most likely to shape the future of the automobile
industry. With more than two dozen professional automotive journalists
from all over North America on the jury panel, the C-XF was selected
amongst 11 Production Preview Concept Vehicles that were launched in
North America during the 2007 Auto Show season.
honored that the Jaguar C-XF was voted 2007 Production Preview Vehicle
of the Year Award in such a highly competitive segment," said Marti
Eulberg, executive vice president of Marketing and Sales, Jaguar North
America. “Although purely a concept vehicle, the C-XF definitely
signals a new design direction for Jaguar.”
The Jaguar C-XF
concept car made its debut on January 7, 2007 at the North American
International Auto Show in Detroit. It's a stunning four-door sedan
that blends dynamic, modern features with classic heritage cues and
boasts a 4.2-liter supercharged V8 engine.
In January 2007, the C-XF also won AutoWeek’s Editors' Choice Award for Best in Show.