Jet-powered Jaguar on display in London

The British public will be able to see the car that stole the show at Paris earlier in the year when it was first unveiled.

Designed to celebrate 75 years of Jaguar design, the780bhp, 205mph supercar uses a unique powertrain comprising two micro-gas turbines supplying electricity to power four electric motors.

Capable of running on electric power alone, the car’s gas turbines are reminiscent of jet-powered technology, although Jaguar insists the viability of using the technology in cars is still years away.

Theoretically, the C-X75 would emit just 29g/km and could travel up to 560 miles on a single charge.

The Jaguar C-X75 is seen as the culmination of two years of reinvention for the Big Cat on the back of the launch of the XK coupe, XF and XJ to reinvigorate the company.

“I’m really pleased we’re able to put the C-X75 on display in such a prominent place in London for a short while,” said design director Ian Callum. “We’re tremendously proud of this Jaguar concept car and what it stands for, so it’s great to be able to bring it to our customers in the UK.”

Featuring a low, highly stylised design, the car has won plaudits throughout Europe and the US, where it was the centre piece of Jaguar’s stand at the Los Angeles Motor Show.

The car will now stay in Knightsbridge on public display until New Years Eve. A video of the car being installed in the Berkeley Hotel can be seen below.