You'd Be Crazy Not To Like The Jaguar C-X17 SUV ConceptS

If a Jaguar F-Type rear-ended a Jaguar XF, and then they somehow got taller when that happened, you'd have this, the Jaguar C-X17 Concept. And yes, you're allowed to like it. In fact, you'd be out of your mind not to.

You'd Be Crazy Not To Like The Jaguar C-X17 SUV ConceptS

We've seen the front from a couple of angles, and now that we've seen it from all angles, I have to say that it is one of my favorites. Without even being in production, the C-X17 has instantly become one of the best looking SUVs built. That was easy.

Concept cars are expensive to build, so a lot of what you see will make it to the production car (come on, Jag would be crazy to not have a crossover), but parts like the interior will need to be more based in reality before they see dealers.

You'd Be Crazy Not To Like The Jaguar C-X17 SUV ConceptS

When it goes on sale it will supposedly be called XQ. With the Audi Q7/Q5 and the Infiniti QX SUVs, it seems Q has now become the official letter of crossover SUVs.

Still, I can't get over how good it looks, especially with that F-Type-y rear light treatment and large air intakes up front. And I intend the remark about the rear-end collision of the F-Type and XF as a compliment. This is not a case of early Porsche Cayenne, which I believe people said looked like someone backed a 911 into a shed.

You'd Be Crazy Not To Like The Jaguar C-X17 SUV ConceptS

Ian Callum is a man that doesn't make ugly things. I'd always thought that a Jag crossover would be ugly and detract from the brand. I told one of their chief engineers that at one point. I need to eat my words. I really like this thing. For once, I'm also glad a car doesn't look like the renders.

You'd Be Crazy Not To Like The Jaguar C-X17 SUV ConceptS

We'll have full details on the powertrain (I'm betting it's either a plug-in hybrid like every other concept car or a big V8 because Jag likes big V8s) later on this morning when the C-X17 gets its full reveal in Frankfurt.

You'd Be Crazy Not To Like The Jaguar C-X17 SUV ConceptS