As announced, Jaguar’s first all-electric production vehicle, the I-PACE, was unveiled to the world in a live broadcast on March 1, 2018. The vehicle has been priced at £63,495 (Approximately INR 56.97 lakh) in the UK. In addition to S, SE and HSE derivatives, there will also be a limited number of First Edition I-PACE models available. The I-PACE will make its public debut at Geneva Motor Show on March 6, 2018.
Note: Converted UK price for comparison purpose only. India prices may differ.
British comedian and actor, Jack Whitehall, self-proclaimed EV enthusiast and TV presenter Jonny Smith and American tech guru iJustine, hosted a special live show as the first I-PACE rolled off the production line in Plant Graz, Austria, where the car will be built. Check out the complete broadcast of the Jaguar I-Pace below:
Ahead of this weekend’s FIA Formula E race at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez E-Prix circuit in Mexico City, the Jaguar I-PACE was pitted against both the Tesla Model X 75D and 100D in a 0mph-60mph-0mph head-to-head challenge. Panasonic Jaguar Racing’s Mitch Evans got behind the wheel to showcase the acceleration and braking power of Jaguar’s first EV against the Tesla models, driven by former IndyCar Series champion Tony Kanaan.
When it came to explaining the technology behind I-PACE, host comedian Jack Whitehall enlisted the help of Jaguar’s newest vehicle experts, nine year olds Lola and Hudson. Watch the video below:
The I-PACE has a 90kWh Lithium-ion battery and offers sports car performance of 0-100km/h in 4.8 seconds alongside a 480km range (WLTP cycle) and 0-80 per cent charging time of 40 minutes (100kW DC).
‘Fully Charged’ the documentary aired at the end of the broadcast, giving a behind-the-scenes insight into the creators and makers of I-PACE. Here’s the video:
Designed and engineered in the UK, the I-PACE will be built in Plant Graz, Austria, as part of Jaguar Land Rover’s manufacturing partnership with Magna Steyr. It joins Jaguar’s growing family of SUVs, alongside the all-new E-PACE and multiple award-winning F-PACE.