Face-off: Jaguar C-X75 Vs. Bugatti veyron

The challenge:

Jaguar C-X75:

The C-X75 concept unveiled by Jaguar recently at the Paris Auto show shows that Jaguar still has a lot of areas to explore as an automobile manufacturer. This hybrid concept vehicle is powered by four 195-horsepower electric motors with one motor being positioned at each of the four axles. It also has two 80,000-rpm gasoline turbines situated under the vehicle’s rear lid. As far as the performance of the C-X75 is concerned, the Jag C-X75 can blaze to a speed of 60 mph from zero in less than 3 seconds. But the thought that hybrid cars are cheap will get a serious beating with the C-X75.

jaguar c x75 vs bugatti veyron
jaguar c x75 vs bugatti veyron

Bugatti Veyron

The Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4 is regarded as one of the most stunning, powerful and amongst the most expensive cars in the world. The car boasts of a performance which is similar in many ways to a F1 car. The Bugatti Veyron is equipped with an 8L, 16-cylinder petrol engine which delivers a mid boggling power of 987 bhp at 6000 rpm along with peak torque of 1250 Nm at 2200 rpm.

So which of these two behemoths are better? Let's compare the different attributes of both the cars and find out.

Comparison Attribute: Engine

Jaguar C-X75: The Jaguar is powered by four 195 horsepower electric motors with one motor being positioned at each of the axles. The other part of the power source of this hybrid vehicle is a single 19-kWH, 330-pound lithium-ion battery pack which can make the car gallop up to 68 miles.

Bugatti veyron: On the other hand, the Bugatti Veyron is powered by an 8L, 16-cylinder petrol engine which gives a phenomenal output of 987 bhp at 6000 rpm along with peak torque of 1250 Nm at 2200 rpm. Due to this massive power the Veyron can reach 100km/h (62 mph) from zero in less than 2.5 seconds and reach 300km/h (186 mph) in less than 16.7 seconds. The car has a top speed of 408km/h (253 mph). The engine is designed by Volkswagen & manufactured by Bugatti Automobiles SAS.

Winner: The Bugatti Veyron is the clear winner in this segment due to the massive output of its engine which gives the car a clear edge over its rival.

Comparison Attribute:Torque

Jaguar C-X75: As far as torque is concerned the Jaguar C-X75 generates 1180 lb-ft of torque.

Bugatti Veyron: While the Veyron, on the other, manages only 922 lb-ft.

Winner: Therefore, in this area the C-X75 beats the Veyron hands down.

Comparison Attribute: Power

Jaguar C-X75: The C-X75 engine produces a peak power output of 780 hp.

Bugatti veyron: At the same time, the extremely powerful engine of the Veyron produces a peak output of 1001 hp.

Winner: The Bugatti Veyron clearly beats the Jaguar in this area owing to the massively powerful engine that it has.

Comparison Attribute: Performance (0-62mph /Power to Weight ratio)

Jaguar C-X75: The Jaguar C-X75 can reach 62 mph from idle in less than 3 seconds and boasts of a power to weight ratio of 578BHP/Ton. In this area

Bugatti veyron: The Veyron outpaces the Jag with an acceleration rate of zero to 62mph in 2.5 seconds and zero to 186 mph in less than 16.7 seconds. It has a power to weight ratio of 446.3 metric horsepower per ton.

Winner: The Bugatti Veyron is clearly the winner again owing to its powerful engine.

Comparison Attribute: Top speed

Jaguar C-X75: The C-X75 is a sheer thrill and comes with a top speed of 205mph.

Bugatti veyron: While the Veyron is also a sheer racing thrill and can reach its top speed of 253mph with ease.

Winner: The Bugatti Veyron takes the cake as far as top speed is concerned.

Comparison Attribute: Fuel economy

Jaguar C-X75: Since the Jaguar C-X75 is a hybrid car equipped with a 19-kWH, 330-pound lithium-ion battery pack, it requires less fuel to drive the car. The car can travel up to a range of 68 miles running solely on the battery.

Bugatti veyron: The Bugatti Veyron consumes fuel @8mpg in city and 14 mpg on the highways.

Winner: Clearly the Jaguar C-X75 owing to its hybrid nature.

Comparison Attribute: Co2 Emission

Jaguar C-X75: Since we are living in an era of global warming, carbon emission of vehicles have become an important criteria of judging their efficiency.

Bugatti veyron: The Bugatti has a CO2 emission rate of 999g/km in town and 373g/km out of town while the Jaguar only emits 99g.km since it is a hybrid vehicle.

Winner: The carbon emission rate of the Jaguar is much lower than the Bugatti. Therefore, it wins the CO2 emission round.

Comparison Attribute: Price

Jaguar C-X75: You will have a Jaguar C-X75 for a amount of $1,146,000.

Bugatti veyron: A single piece of Bugatti Veyron will cost you something between $1,700,000 - $1,990,000

Winner: Again the Jaguar C-X75 wins this round because of its lower price range.

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