Jaguar Utilises Hypetex Technology in Latest Concept Car

Jaguar Land Rover has collaborated with Hypetex to produce the unique seat design for its latest I-PACE concept car.

The all-electric concept, which recently won the Auto Express Design Award for 2017, features a flowing seat layout produced by Hypetex engineers in its bespoke silver carbon fibre.

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The front two seats are freestanding and situated in a cab-forward position, making best use of the strong yet light Hypetex material. The carbon fibre frames enable a ‘floating’ design with a central mount under each front seat offering more room for passengers behind.

Marc Cohen, CEO of Hypetex, said: “We are very proud to work alongside one of the most recognisable and reputable car brands in the world, and to have produced an integral part of the fantastic Jaguar I-PACE concept car. With the I-PACE, Jaguar will prove that electric vehicles can have flair and personality, and in the same way we are showing that carbon fibre can be vibrant and exciting.”

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Jaguar is aiming to break the mould with the I-PACE, blending together elements of an SUV, a sports car, and an electric vehicle in one package.

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