2011 Jaguar Sport Cars Bertone Race Car B99 Concept


2011 Jaguar Sport Cars Bertone Race Car B99 Concept
Bertone will present not only the Luxury Sport Sedan in Geneva but also a full GT2 race version, maintaining the exceptional "double soul" tradition of the Jaguar brand, adding high speed aerodynamic appendages and aggressive graphics for continued success on the race track. Bertone will also present a full-race GT2 variant of the 2011 Jaguar Sport Cars Bertone Race Car B99 Concept at the 2011 Geneva show. The name B99 stands for B as in Bertone and 99 for the company near 100 year anniversary in 2012, one of the oldest design companies in the world. The concept projects Jaguar's classic style into the future with refined Bertone elegance, exploring a fascinating new form language with a "dynamic imbalance" between parallel lines and leaping forms.

2011 Jaguar Sport Cars Bertone Race Car B99 Concept
In terms of technological innovation, the 2011 Jaguar Sport Cars Bertone Race Car B99 Concept uses a full hybrid long range power system tuned by Bertone Energy (the newest Bertone division dedicated to renewable energy research). Bertone has been studying alternative powertrains for the past twenty years, with many examples including full electric "extreme" concept cars like the 1992 Blitz or 1994 Zer record car, which was the first full electric car to break the 300 km/h speed barrier in the world.
2011 Jaguar Sport Cars Bertone Race Car B99 Concept
With the 2011 Jaguar Sport Cars Bertone Race Car B99 Concept, Bertone establishes a new record in its 99 year history as the only Italian designer to have created five different Jaguars. The previous models are the 1957 XK 150, produced in a limited edition of four copies, the 1966 Jaguar FT concept car, the 1967 Jaguar Pirana, and 1977Jaguar Ascot.
2011 Jaguar Sport Cars Bertone Race Car B99 Concept
As for all the techie goodness, among the additions found on the interior of the B99 are trumpet gauges wrapped in aluminum and suspended between the wing and the dashboard, a discrete multi-media screen, “Ebony Macasar African Wood, and air vents that are partly hidden just behind the car’s wrap-around wing. On top of that, there’s also an infotainment controller that rises from the 2011 Jaguar Sport Cars Bertone Race Car B99 Concept’s center console.
2011 Jaguar Sport Cars Bertone Race Car B99 Concept
Just like with a lot of high-grade cars these days, the 2011 Jaguar Sport Cars Bertone Race Car B99 Concept comes with its own powertrain in the form of a 1.4-liter gas engine with 168 horsepower that goes together with two 150 kW motors - each motor has 201 horsepower apiece - rounding out the total output to around 570 horsepower while only emitting 30g/km of CO2.
2011 Jaguar Sport Cars Bertone Race Car B99 Concept
Bertone didn’t divulge any pricing information on the 2011 Jaguar Sport Cars Bertone Race Car B99 Concept so your guess is as good as ours. Jaguar and Bertone are pegging the car as a future luxury car so we expect the price tag attached to this baby to hit somewhere around $70,000 to $80,000.
2011 Jaguar Sport Cars Bertone Race Car B99 Concept
Looking since this is a concept, the 2011 Jaguar Sport Cars Bertone Race Car B99 Concept still offers a ways to go prior to it is delivered the green light for production. But from what we have looked of the car so quick, we wouldn’t be shocked if this mysterious concept discovers its way past a dream of pipe and into production lines real immediately.
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