2018 Jaguar I-Pace got unveiled at 2018 Geneva Motor Show. Therefore, with the introduction of I-Pace, the British automobile manufacturing company showcased their zero-emission battery-electric SUV variant. I-Pace is also considered as the high-performance SVR first variant of Jaguar. The British car maker officially disclosed that this super featured SUV will not focus on rendering a headline-grabbing. But will get equipped with properly engineering model along with the handling of class-lead.
At this competitive market, every automobile manufacturing company is focusing on the development of individual electrical models. However, Jaguar Land Rover with its first to render a premium range crossover SUV with an electric powertrain with 2018 Jaguar I-Pace became popular. Considering its size, I-Pace is 4682 mm long, which means 10mm longer than the Jaguar XE. This supercar is also fitted with an electric motor, each raised on rear and front axles.
2018 Jaguar I-Pace has the potential to produce 696Nm (513 lb-ft) and 400PS (395hp) of torque. I-Pace further delivers a topmost speed of 200km/h (124mph) and also accelerates 0-100km/h in 4.8 seconds and 0-60mph in just 4.5 seconds. Therefore, with its potential I-Pace seems significant as iconic E-Type and the driving range is the most important in it. This super SUV crossover is also powered with all-wheel drive system.
Exterior of Jaguar I-Pace is designed with sleek LED headlamps, sloping bonnet, central wide air-dam and honeycomb pattern grille. This super featured car is also designed with curving waistline, a wide range of roof option, and with the option of 18, 20, and 22-all wheel drive as well. Buyers are free to opt for any of the roof options, which are available in either black contrast or body color paints. Inside the roof, one can also avail panoramic glass or natural light interior options. Hence, Jaguar I-Pace delivers a total revolutionary look.
As per as the evaluation made by EPA considering the US market, suggests that this super featured car has the capability to accelerate 240 miles on a full charge. However, in Europe market, EPA evaluates covering up to 475km / 298 miles on the WLTP cycle. With the use of a home charger I-Pace, the first ever made electric vehicle takes 10hours to completely get charged up to 80 percent whereas, the 90kWH battery package can be replenished by a 100kW fast charger. Therefore, the 100kW fast charger will facilitate to get 80 percent charged in just 40 minutes.
Under its hood, 2018 Jaguar I-Pace is powered by sporty driver’s seat, MPV windscreen, and spacious interior with ample leg and head-room options. Dashboard of this supercar is featured with all-new dual-touchscreen Touch Pro Duo infotainment system along with smart settings, which includes remote access, head-up display, connect pro, interactive driver display, navigation pro, Meridian audio, and Smartphone pack. Boot volume of I-Pace is rated 27lt and 656lt at the front and back respectively. Interesting, I-Pace is the first made Jaguar Land Rover, which comes with air updates for the telematics, infotainment, and software for battery energy control.
Jaguar Land Rover built the I-Pace as the first ever made all-electric SUV crossover and cleverly grabbed the attention of car enthusiasts. This super featured SUV was priced from £63,495 in the UK, $70,495 in the US, excluding additional charges. UK buyers are free to order this all-electric I-Pace from now. Therefore, with the debut of I-Pace, the British automaker is surely going to throw a great competition to Tesla X and Tesla S as well.
Stay tuned to get detailed updates about 2018 Jaguar I-Pace.
-By Chandrani Sarkar (Sr. Content Developer and Research Analyst @Travarsa)