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The Jaguar F-Pace - A Synopsis

Owing to competition, adapting to changing trends and tastes, Jaguar too decided to enter the SUV market with their maiden SUV release, quirkily named, F-Pace. The reasoning behind the naming is that the design elements and certain features reflected are taken from the F-type sports car. The Tata Group owned, JLR is sure that this vehicle will definitely make a cut as it will appeal to the youth and the sporty looking vehicle lovers.

Jaguar F Pace

A practically designed SUV, its performance, style and great handling will really work in its favor. It was first featured in the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show and later it debuted in the Indian Auto Expo 2016. It is expected to hit the Indian roads in the middle of 2016. The F-Pace is based on the CX17 Concept. This vehicle won the award for Concept Vehicle Design at the Automotive Interiors Expo 2014 held in Stuttgart. The lightweight Aluminum composite structure which is becoming the mainstay of most Jaguar models is also adapted by the F-Pace. Its release is much awaited here in the Indian market.  

The Jaguar F-Pace Exteriors

One among the very well-known and deeply regarded automaker is the British, carmaker, Jaguar. They are known for their iconic and classy vehicles. The F-Pace too features a visionary design and an aura that has a mass appeal, drawing both the young and old alike. The F-Pace reflects the Jaguar design elements in it and the exterior looks sporty, muscular, and attractive. The luxury SUV features the usual mesh grille and the familiar logo. It has high ground clearance and side profile and the front and the rear-end fascia is very complementing and seems to blend well. Overall, the vehicle has an irresistible charm and appeals to one and all.

Exterior Specs

Length

Width

Height

Wheelbase

Ground clearance 

4731mm

1936mm

1667mm

2874mm

213mm

 

The Jaguar F-Pace Interiors

When you first step into the Jaguar F-Pace SUV, great spacing, comfortable seating and impressive and premium design details and styling welcomes you. The upscale materials and equipment and the advanced features too make for an inviting and comfortable vehicle interiors. The boot space is good and it can seat 5 people comfortably. Overall, the vehicle seems to have a unique blend of invigorating and intuitive features and technology. The leather lined seating, high-quality materials and the attention to detail strongly reflects in the vehicle.

Interior Specs - Front Headroom - 37.8in. | Rear Headroom - 37.5in.

The Jaguar F-Pace Engine Specs

The Jaguar F-Pace will come in four variants and all diesel engine trims. The vehicle will be AWDs and will come in Sporty, Pure, Prestige, and the first edition versions. The 2.0L and 3.0L diesel engines are turbo ingenium based engines. All of this is adequately supported by an 8-speed diesel mill and is neatly configured to fit the overall aura of this luxury SUV. The vehicle’s top speed is expected to be around 155kmph and it can spin from 0-60 in about 5.1 seconds.

Models

Fuel Mode

Transmission

Engine Specs

Power

Torque

Speed

Mileage

First Edition 3.0 AWD

Diesel

Automatic

2993cc

296bhp @ 4000rpm

700Nm @ 2000rpm

155kmph

14.49-17.85kmpl

Prestige 2.0 AWD

Diesel

Automatic

1999cc

177bhp @ 4000rpm

430Nm @1750rpm to 2500rpm

155kmph

16.12-21.27kmpl

Pure 2.0 AWD

Diesel

Automatic

1999cc

177bhp @ 4000rpm

430Nm

@1750rpm to 2500rpm

155kmph

16.12-21.27kmpl

R Sport 3.0 AWD

Diesel

Automatic

2993cc

296bhp @ 4000rpm

700Nm @ 2000rpm

155kmph

14.49-17.85kmpl

 

The Jaguar F-Pace Pricing and Nearest Competition

The expected pricing of the Jaguar F-Pace is definitely going to be on the higher side. It is expected to be priced above its sibling the Jaguar XJ L and it could range anywhere from INR 1 crore to 1.50 crores. Yes. The exact pricing would be evident only upon its launch in India. The first SUV from Jaguar will go up against competitor contemporaries in the luxury SUV segment like Mercedes GLC, Audi Q5, Volvo XC90, Audi Q7, BMW X3, BMW X4, BMW X5, Porsche Cayenne, Porsche Macan, the BMW X6 M and Range Rover Sport.

Expectantly awaiting its launch

The Jaguar F-Pace was featured in the Auto Expo 2016. This once in two years event was held in New Delhi in the first week of February from 5th to 9th 2016.

The Jaguar F-Pace is definitely a first from the House of JLR. It is their maiden SUV, though they have many bestselling SUVs in its Land Rover and Range Rover series. The vehicle is intuitively designed and is perfected to serve its purpose as a luxury SUV. Its launch is eagerly awaited by auto enthusiasts’ and there is no second-guessing as the luxury automaker is known for its great vehicle lineup. Once released in the middle of 2016 in India, performance, sales and reviews will definitely do the talking.

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