Jaguar E-Pace: Now in Sub-Sahara Africa

Jaguar E-Pace: Now in Sub-Sahara Africa
Published: 09 March 2018 (1816 Views)
  • The design and character of a Jaguar sports car in a five-seat compact performance SUV
  • The Art of Performance: Dynamic driving character with SUV capability
  • Wired for Life: Keeping you connected with a 10-inch capacitive touchscreen as standard and Head-Up Display
  • Sports Car-Inspired Design: Designed with distinctive, Jaguar proportions, short overhangs and powerful haunches and a cockpit-inspired interior
  • Practicality with Personality: Designed for urban family life, with generous stowage and luggage space, a wearable Activity Key and a five-star Euro NCAP rating
South Africa - The Jaguar E-PACE is a five-seat compact SUV that packs the design and performance of a Jaguar sports car into a spacious, practical and connected all-wheel-drive vehicle.

Trademark Jaguar driving characteristics and stirring design put the brand's sports car DNA in a practical design packed with advanced technologies. The E-PACE, the newest member of Jaguar's SUV family following the F-PACE performance SUV and I-PACE Concept all-electric SUV, takes design inspiration from the F-TYPE sports car.

The exterior design is characterised by the distinctive Jaguar grille, muscular proportions, short overhangs and powerful haunches while optional 21-inch alloy wheels give the E-PACE a bold and purposeful stance, instantly communicating dynamic agility. Jaguar sports car DNA is also evident in the fast sweep of the roofline and the distinctive side window graphic.

Finbar McFall, Global Product Marketing Director, Jaguar Land Rover, said:

 "Demand for SUVs and Crossovers is growing, particularly in China, with the market predicted to increase globally by 23% by 2020. Jaguar is at the forefront of this demand with our expanding PACE family of SUVs. We are attracting incremental customers – typically couples and young families – who are used to being connected and want practicality and stand-out design. E-PACE delivers on all three counts."

Digital connectivity can be found throughout the cabin, ready for every need of the modern family. There are up to four 12-volt charging points and five USB connections. 


The E-PACE has exceptional interior space. The compact SUV is 4,395mm long with short front and rear overhangs of 882mm and 832mm respectively. Its 2,681mm wheelbase seats five in absolute comfort and yields a generous rear legroom of 892mm while the large luggage capacity of 577 litres is made possible by the vehicle's sophisticated Integral Link rear suspension architecture.

Under the bonnet, E-PACE is endowed with a range of powerful and efficient Ingenium petrol and diesel engines. The 221kW Ingenium petrol turbo engine powers E-PACE from 0-100km/h in just 6.4 seconds, before reaching an electronically-limited top speed of 243km/h. E-PACE doesn't sacrifice performance for efficiency – customers can opt for the 110kW Ingenium diesel engine, which returns economy of just 5.6 litres per 100km.

Every E-PACE is equipped with all-wheel drive and a nine-speed automatic transmission, and high-output models are also available with Active Driveline – a technological first for Jaguar. This intelligent set-up combines phenomenal traction with Jaguar's unmistakable rear-wheel-drive character. The system's torque-biasing capability delivers optimal stability, dynamics and fuel efficiency in all conditions.

New chassis hardware, including the Integral Link rear suspension layout, has allowed Jaguar's engineers to maximise interior space and deliver the responsiveness and agility required without compromising ride comfort.

Every E-PACE features the latest generation of Jaguar's Touch Pro infotainment system as standard. Natural voice control technology, a 10-inch touchscreen interface and a customisable home screen make interactions with the system quick, simple and highly intuitive.

An optional 12.3-inch full colour digital TFT instrument panel and choice of two premium audio systems developed with Meridian put the E-PACE on a par with vehicles from the class above when it comes to interior technology. Also available is a next-generation Thin-Film Transistor (TFT) Head-Up Display technology.

The E-PACE is also the only vehicle in its segment available with an innovative wearable Activity Key, allowing the driver to lock the main key inside the vehicle when enjoying outdoor pursuits such as running or cycling.

Standard specification on each E-PACE includes the Touch Pro infotainment system, LED headlights and a rear-view camera system, as well as advanced driver assistance systems including Cruise Control and Speed Limiter, and Front and Rear Parking Aid.


- Agencies

 0

You May Like These Videos

Comments

There are no comments.

Latest stories

Knox Mutizwa wins August Goal of the Month award

by kickoff | 05 November 2018 | 693 Views

BREAKING: Gandawa on the run

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 1361 Views

Econet cannot distribute Kwese TV content to Zimbabwean viewers

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 1030 Views

Shoot-out robbers arrested

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 1067 Views

Mnangagwa ally warns economic saboteurs

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 1050 Views

Chamisa mobilises supporters for mass protests

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 862 Views

LISTEN: Acie Lumumba speaks on how he got paid

by Staff Reporter | 05 November 2018 | 705 Views

Dzamara speak on Zanu-PF fights

by Mandla Ndlovu | 05 November 2018 | 674 Views

Minister Raj Modi Modi donates salary

by Mandla Ndlovu | 05 November 2018 | 552 Views

'I am a Trillionaire' Magaya says

by Mandla Ndlovu | 05 November 2018 | 923 Views

Supermarkets to be blacklisted over cooking oil

by Mandla Ndlovu | 05 November 2018 | 584 Views

UK army to recruit from Commonwealth

by BBC | 05 November 2018 | 608 Views

Magaya opens up on arrest

by Mandla Ndlovu | 05 November 2018 | 605 Views

Kambarami is still 'Deputy Mayor'

by Mandla Ndlovu | 05 November 2018 | 480 Views

'Import ban must not go beyond December 21'

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 569 Views

Prophet Magaya puts fresh spin to arrest

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 564 Views

Chamisa's sign language interpreters get thumps up

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 544 Views

Mnangagwa to review Mthuli Ncube's 2% tax again

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 535 Views

Lumumba to be probed by ZAAC?

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 391 Views

Dzamara speak on ZANU PF fights

by Mandla Ndlovu | 05 November 2018 | 356 Views

Zimbabwe as a new gateway into Africa

by Minister of Finance Prof Mthuli Ncube | 05 November 2018 | 549 Views

Chiwenga's ex-wife looted millions

by Mandla Ndlovu | 05 November 2018 | 889 Views

We are our own worst enemies

by Mapozho Saruchera | 05 November 2018 | 598 Views

Mnangagwa to deal with unexplained wealth and bank deposits

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 577 Views

WATCH: Chiwenga talks about Prophet Walter Magaya's lipstick

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 554 Views

Lumumba Saga takes new twist....War vets bay for Mutsvangwa's blood

by Mandla Ndlovu | 05 November 2018 | 638 Views

Chamisa demands Presidency

by Mandla Ndlovu | 05 November 2018 | 528 Views

Zimbabwean teachers miss out on New Zealand opportunity

by Staff Writer | 05 November 2018 | 466 Views

Zimbabwe to introduce e-provisional driver's exams

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 501 Views

Zimbabwe to supply water to South Africa

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 503 Views

Mnangagwa claims that 'good times will soon roll'

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 486 Views

Zimbabwe as a new gateway into Africa

by Hon. Prof Mthuli Ncube | 05 November 2018 | 543 Views

Chiyangwa appoint Karikoga Kaseke

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 485 Views

ZCTU demo: Ruling today

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 435 Views

Missing cop found dead

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 558 Views

Tagwirei marries long-time girlfriend

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 856 Views

Zimbabwe relaxes maternity leave entitlement

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 518 Views

Zimbabwe to receive drugs, ambulances from India

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 438 Views