Jaguar's electric SUV can go nearly 300 miles on a charge
- Author: Toni Ryan Mar 03, 2018,
Mar 03, 2018, 3:06
With regards to performance, the dual motors - one on each axel - combine to give the I-Pace 394 horsepower, which gets it from 0-60 miles per hour in 4.5 seconds, Jaguar says. A 90kWh battery powers two electric motors with a combined output of 395bhp and 513lb/ft, delivering a 0-60mph time of just 4.5 seconds but returning up to 298 miles on a single charge.
A self-leveling air suspension system will lower the SUV's body to the ground at high speeds to optimize aerodynamics. For starters, it's the first Jaguar to use the new Jaguar InControl® Touch Pro Duo™ that consists of 10-inch upper and 5.5-inch lower touchscreens.
The Jaguar I-Pace is available to order now, with prices starting from £63,495 in the United Kingdom (around US$87,500) before any government incentives are applied.
The auto costs 63,495 pounds ($87,000) for the entry S model in its United Kingdom home market before a government EV purchase incentive.
Jaguar returns to the news feed today with a look at one of their new designs. "With zero tailpipe emissions, no CO2and no particulates, it moves us dramatically closer to our vision of a clean, safe and sustainable future".
Storage in the I-Pace is listed at 1453 litres with the rear seats folded flat, and 656 litres when upright.More news: Bayern Munich vs. Besiktas 2018 live stream
Inside, the layout optimises space for passengers while sophisticated materials - including the option of a premium textile Kvadrat interior - and exquisite attention to detail identify this as a true Jaguar.
Importantly for fans of modern gadgetry, especially those won over by Tesla's pioneering approach, the I-Pace will offer over-the-air software updates. Australian buyers can expect the I-Pace to be available in October.
Elsewhere, there's a battery pre-conditioning system which varies the temperature when plugged in, in order to maximise the range.
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The I-Pace comes with fast charging built in, using the CCS protocol and capable of up to 100 kilowatts, meaning the battery can be recharged from empty to 80 percent in 40 minutes at locations capable of charging at that rate.
Coming to the interiors, Jaguar I-Pace features a floating centre console at the heart of the cabin.
British luxury carmaker Jaguar has taken its first and major step towards electric vehicles regime by introducing brand's first ever full EV, the I-Pace.