New the Department will be headed by John Edwards, former Ambassador of the brand Jaguar Land Rover. His Deputy in design and development will be Paul Newsome, who had previously worked was engaged in special projects in Williams and participated in the creation of a luxury car Jaguar C-X75. In the framework of the new project, the company will open two enterprises - close to its headquarters in the British Helldone and on the basis of the Jaguar in Coventry.
the First enterprise technical center for 150 people. Here employees of the company will be engaged in the development of modern machines according to individual orders. Second workshop in Coventry will restore the old model for collectors. Where exactly will establish small-scale production F-Type Project 7 and revived E-Type is not specified. Also JLR Special Operations intends to create a line of different products under this brand. New enterprises will employ 700 people.
the Company Jaguar has declassified single conceptual track Roadster Project 7 in July 2013. The machine, built on the model of the F-Type, devoid of a roof, and instead of passenger seats installed holder for racing helmet. Sports car equipped with a 550-strong five-liter engine V8 with a mechanical supercharger. From zero to hundred kilometres per hour Project 7 accelerates in 4.2 seconds. The maximum speed is electronically limited to 300 km/H.
plans Jaguar to revive coupe E-Type Lightweight, first introduced in 1963, it became known in mid-may. Reborn model will meet the specifications of the 1960s and will receive similar motor - 3,8-liter radnoy "six". Only the British automaker plans to produce six copies.