Does This Design Study Work As A New Jaguar XK Coupe?

When Jaguar axed the XK Coupe and Convertible models last year, it had no immediate plans for a replacement, but officials would not rule one out either for the near future.

In the months that followed, we heard former XK and current F-Type Programme Director Russ Varney hinting at a more luxurious GT successor, which sounds a lot like a Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe rival.

If Jaguar does go down that road, then the next XK will not look anything like the design concept you see here and which was penned by Jennarong Muengtaweepongsa of VanaticalDesign – the same 15-year old kid from Thailand who designed the sub-Agera Koenigsegg, Aston Martin DB11 and the PSC Motors study.

Muengtaweepongsa’s XK “Envision” Concept is clearly more supercar than GT, which is not a bad thing per se, but it doesn’t match Jaguar’s preliminary vision of what a successor to the XK should be like.

According to the young lad from Thailand, “the initial goal for the design was to create something that had the signature look of the XK, so when you look at it, you can instantly tell that it is an XK, while at the same time incorporating elements from the later Jaguars such as the CX-75 and F-Type“.

Renderings by Jennarong Muengtaweepongsa

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  • Six_Tymes

    looks cool, sleek, sharp and futuristic but I think the design works better as an Aston.

    • was about to say looks like an Aston…

  • Daniel Golson

    “Does This Design Study Work As A New Jaguar XK Coupe?”

    No. No it does not.

  • Bananarama

    It’s too far into the realm of concept. Ride height and wheel gap are ridiculous. Not a fan of the face either. Nothing about it says XK like the intention states, but it is nice overall. Sort of generic exotic sports coupe.

  • Craig

    That’s more Lexus LFA than anything Jaguar.

  • c3vzn

    It just looks like he took his Aston renders and slightly modified them with Jaguar elements.

  • Stephen Baxter

    Doesn’t look bad
    Not my favorite concept render 🙂

  • Anoop Bharat

    Why r you guys promoting this kid.You guys wrote coupe,does this even look like a coupe.I find his designs similar just the lamps keep on changing.I might be rude.

    • Six Thousand Times

      Yes, you might be.

  • NO.

  • Sedan/Berlina Full-Size

    beautiful, amazing beautiful!!!

  • Six Thousand Times

    Not bad looking at all but somewhat off the mark. The next XK should be a true 4 place GT car majoring on elegance and sophistication. Reference a little of the XJS.

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