Jaguar Land Rover has launched the performance electric SUV the Jaguar I-Pace in the Indian market with a price tag of INR 1.05 crore ex-showroom, India. Since its launch in the international market, the I-Pace has garnered the prestigious World Car of the Year 2019, World Car Design of the Year and the World Green Car award. The Jaguar I-Pace features the unmistakable Jaguar SUV design language and a zero-emission electric powertrain. The INR 105.9 lakh price tag includes a 5-Year service package, 5-Years road-side assistance (RSA) package, 7.4 kW AC wall-mounted charger and 8-Years or 160,000 km battery warranty.
Powering the Jaguar I-Pace are two electric motors that produce a combined output of 400 PS of power and 696 Nm of torque. The electric power units draw energy from a 90 kWh battery pack. Jaguar has carefully positioned the battery pack within the floor of the vehicle and between the axles to achieve a low centre of gravity and near-perfect weight distribution. The Jaguar I-Pace features an advanced electric vehicle architecture specifically made for the vehicle and helps keep the weight to the minimum and deliver enhanced driving dynamics. The Jaguar I-Pace is capable of sprinting from 0-100 km/h in just 4.8 seconds.
Design & Styling
The Jaguar I-Pace features the brand’s hallmark grille design with sleek LED headlights, large air intakes on the front bumper, a sleek but wide air dam giving it a splitter effect, a long bonnet with raised ridgelines, strong shoulders and haunch, rounded muscular wheel arches, a sharply raked rear windscreen, integrated spoiler to aid aerodynamic efficiency, dual-tone alloy wheels with aero optimisation, wraparound taillamps, etc.
On the inside, the I-Pace offers seats for five occupants with handcrafted trim inside the cabin, a more driver-focused dashboard with a 12.3-inch HD instruments cluster with a state-of-charge indicator, the new Pivi Pro touchscreen infotainment system which is being offered for the first time on any Jaguar in India and comes with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, wireless device charging pad under the central console, ClearSight Rear View Mirror with a rear-facing camera integrated into the system and projects an HD image on the IRVM, Software over the Air (SOTA) functionality, four-zone climate control and more.
Jaguar has 22 retail outlets across 19 cities with 35 EV chargers installed in a combination with 7.4 kW AC chargers and 25 kW DC (fast) chargers. Jaguar is also training its staff to cater to the requirements of the customers with electric vehicles. Jaguar is also providing its customers with a Home Charging cable that comes with the car as well as the option of installing a 7.4 kW wall-box charger provided by the company as a standard part of the pack. Jaguar owners also have access to Tata Power’s EZ Charge network of close to 200 I-PACE compatible charging points.