Tata-owned luxury automaker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has revealed the prices for its first crossover SUV which was showcased at 2016 Delhi Auto Expo. To be brought through CBU route, the all-new Jaguar F-Pace is based on the CX-17 crossover concept whilst the SUV is underpinned by the company's new Lightweight Aluminium Architecture. The new SUV will be manufactured at the UK-based new lightweight technology facility at Solihull. Moreover, the company has also started the bookings for the crossover SUV at all dealerships across the country. The all-new F-PACE which is also Jaguar’s foremost performance oriented SUV flaunts complete Jaguar DNA recognized for legendary performance, handling as well as luxury along with added space and practicality.
Jaguar F-Pace – Exterior
The F-Pace crossover SUV sports a mesh grille, hefty air intakes and sleeky headlamps that proffers the SUV with a magnificent stance with further facilitates it with a touch of aggression appeal to the external profile. At the front, the Crossover SUV gets Adaptive LED Headlights along with Jaguar's signature 'J' Blade Daytime Running Lights. The road presence of the F-Pace is enhanced by Adaptive LED Headlights which produces an intensity of light that is close to daylight that assists in distinguishing the objects more easily. The rear profile of the F-Pace comes with full LED tail lights that reverberates with the distinctive design language. Moreover, The F-Pace crossover SUV features a double wishbone front suspension and integral link rear suspension. It is also equipped with electric power-assisted steering system, torque vectoring technology as well as torque on-demand all-wheel drive system. The F-Pace crossover SUV is based on CX-17 concept that was showcased at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2013. The new F-Pace crossover SUV redefines the new guidelines of precision and perfection. Dimensionally, the crossover SUV comes with length of 4731mm, width of 2175mm and height of 1651mm along with wheelbase of 2874mm.
Jaguar F-Pace Interiors
On the inside, the cabin of F-Pace crossover SUV is a perfect blend of sporty and elegance that proffers a contemporary design which is highlighted by leather lined space filled with high quality plastics, wood inserts as well as chrome centre console. Moreover, some of the standard features that seen are a touch-screen infotainment system, distinct coloured seats, fully digital instrument cluster, four-zone climate control system and finally the famous rotary gear knob. The F-Pace crossover SUV comes with 5-seating configuration along with 650-litre boot space as well as full sized spare wheel. Moreover, it also sports ample space for leg and knee room at the rear which stands at 945mm and 65mm respectively. It also comes with a panoramic roof to enhance the spacious feeling. As far as the safety is concerned, the all-new Jaguar F-Pace comes with Surround Camera System, Trailer Stability Assist (TSA), Engine Drag Torque Control (EDC), Dynamic Stability Control, Parking Assistance and much more.
Jaguar F-Pace – Engine Specifications
As far as the engine specifications are concerned, the all-new Jaguar F-PACE is offered with two engine options – 2.0-litre Turbocharged Ingenium diesel and 3.0 litre V6 Turbocharged diesel. Ingenium is basically company’s new set of engines which proffers effortless performance, refinement and efficiency. The 2.0-Litre, 4-cylinder Turbocharged Ingenium diesel engine comes with displacement capacity of 1999cc is tuned to generate 177 bhp of power @ 4000 rpm along with peak torque of 430Nm @ 1750 – 2500 rpm. The engine is mated to an 8-speed manual transmission that transmits power to all the four wheels. The F-Pace Pure variant can easily accelerate to 100kmph in just 8.7 seconds in order to reach out for the top speed of 208 kmph. The Ingenium engines are designed to proffer impressive fuel consumption and CO2 emissions with advanced technology and all-aluminium construction. The Ingenium engine is also essentially more efficient as it is lighter in weight as compared to previous generation engines. On the other hand, the powerful 3.0-litre V6 Turbocharged Diesel engine proffers exceptional enhancement and efficiency with enhanced power of 296 bhp @ 4000 rpm against the peak torque of 700 Nm @ 2000 rpm and comes mated to 8-speed automatic transmission gearbox. This engine enables the crossover SUV to accelerate to 100 kmph in just 6.2 seconds prior reaching out for the top speed of 214 kmph.
Jaguar F-Pace Variants
The all-new Jaguar F-PACE which is a performance SUV with sportscar DNA is offered in 4 variants in the country – Pure, Prestige, R-Sport and First Edition.
Jaguar F-Pace Price and Competition
Jaguar F-Pace crossover SUV was unveiled at the 13th edition of Indian Auto Expo and the company to the surprise revealed the prices for the SUV which are in the range of INR 68.40 lakh – INR 1.12 Crore (ex-showroom). The new Jaguar F-Pace crossover SUV competes against the likes of BMW X3, Audi Q5 and Mercedes GLK Class in the same segment.