We can probably all agree, Jaguar’s concept C-X16 is an epic design. Almost every concept car mot juste – sleek, aggressive, poised, modern – is applicable.
So when it comes to creating an artistic tribute to the C-X16, we’re certainly not lacking options: a bronze statue; a musical tribute; tyre mark concrete impressions on Hollywood Boulevard; a complete photo set by crankandpiston [cough] hint [cough].
Clay then may not be the most obvious of choices, but that hasn’t stopped a team of steady handed artistic souls – commissioned by Jaguar’s Advanced Design Director Julian Thompson – to give it a go. For the upcoming Clerkenwell Design Week in the UK, they plan to showcase a full-sized clay replica of the C-X16.
As we can see from these images, work is motoring along nicely. Still, if you’re not the arts and crafts type, you might be interested to know that the XJ13 concept from 1966 – the only example in the world – will also be on display. Once again Jaguar, if you’re in the market for a full photo shoot…