The all-electric Jaguar I-PACE in India launched with a starting price of ₹1.06 crore (ex-showroom India).
The electric SUV gets pronounced front wheel arches and sporty rear diffuser. The supercar inspired styling element allows the I-PACE to slice cleanly through the air for maximum range and stability.
Since its launch, the Jaguar I-PACE has won over 80 global awards, including the prestigious World Car of the Year, World Car Design of the Year and World Green Car in 2019, making it a true electric vehicle icon within a short span of time.
Motor and Range
The Jaguar I-PACE is powered by a 90 kWh battery that delivers 294 kW power and 696 Nm torque, allowing the I-PACE to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in just 4.8 s.The 90 kWh battery is positioned within the floor, between the axles, giving a low centre of gravity and near perfect weight distribution. The 2.2 tonne electric SUV has a top speed of 200 km/h.
I-PACE is powered by two electric motors capable of providing a 470km WLTP-rated range on a single charge.The ARAI-certified range has not yet been announced.
The double wishbone suspension at the front and integral link suspension at the rear have been tuned to give the I-PACE the perfect balance of dynamic handling and refinement.
To charge the Jaguar I-PACE, customers may either use a Home Charging Cable that is provided as standard with the vehicle or use a 7.4 kW AC wall mounted charger that is also provided as standard. The installation of this charger at the customer’s house will be done by Tata Power Ltd, and will be coordinated via Jaguar Retailers.
Another step taken by Jaguar is the installation of over 35 DC fast chargers across 22 of its dealerships, spread over 19 cities.
To ensure complete peace of mind, Jaguar I-PACE is provided with complimentary 5 years service package, 5 years roadside assistance package, 8 years or 160 000 km battery warranty and a 7.4 kW AC wall mounted charger.
Trim and Features
Jaguar I-PACE is available in three trims – the S, SE, and top-spec HSE. Standard features include 19-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, LED headlamps and tail-lights, a full-length fixed glass roof, dual touchscreen infotainment system running ‘Pivi Pro’, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support, ‘InControl’ connected-car tech and more.
The I-PACE is available with wireless device charging pad beneath the ‘floating’ centre console. Wireless charging also includes signal boosting, ensuring the phone’s signal remains strong for longer.
Inside the cabin, the ClearSight Rear View Mirror improves vision and convenience by ensuring the driver always has an unobstructed view of the road behind even with three people in the rear seat. It uses a wide-angle, rear-facing camera linked to a high-resolution screen within the frameless glass mirror.
The I-PACE is equipped with Software over the Air (SOTA) functionality. This means Systems including infotainment, battery management and charging can be updated remotely. Using the vehicle’s built-in data connection, the latest software can be downloaded automatically.
Top end variant gets adaptive ‘Matrix’ LED headlights, a hands-free boot release, adaptive cruise control, a heads-up display, ‘Windsor’ leather sport seats, a 16-speaker, 825W Meridian sound system, etc.
There are other optional extras, like adaptive air suspension, an ionising air purifier with PM2.5 filtration, etc on offer.
At present Jaguar I-PACE competes with Mercedes-Benz EQC which retails at INR 1.04 crore (Ex-Showroom).