The electrical Jaguar I-Pace has dropped its slick silver appearance from the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show and wore a sharp red paintjob for its European debut at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show in March. The current I-Pace shown in these images looks nearly similar to the first concept, revealed above. Its car-like roofline and aggressive, scowling headlights appear to have been influenced by the bigger F-Pace while its appealing double-sill design and huge alloy wheels provide it a similarly sporty appearance to its bigger brother.
2018 Jaguar I-Pace Design
Its futuristic body boasts a lot more swoopy shape than the similarly-sized F-Pace, while short front and rear overhangs and substantial 23-inch alloy wheels provide it a far more aggressive position. At the back, the broad brake lights look similar to the F-Pace however its sharper design sets it apart from the rest of the current Jaguar brochure. A slippery aerodynamic body should help the 2018 Jaguar I-Pace eke out every last joule of energy from its onboard battery pack. Inside the completed car, we expect to find a comparable infotainment system to both the I-Pace concept, shown above, and the recently launched Range Rover Velar coupe. 2 big screens need to be installed on the centre console to control heating and air-con functions while a third unit, fitted behind the guiding wheel, is expected to change traditional analogue instruments.
2018 Jaguar I-Pace Engine
The 2018 Jaguar I-Pace is set to become the very first fully-electric Jaguar when it goes on sale in 2018. It’s owned by 2 of electrical motors– one in between the front wheels, one at the back. The pair combine to produce 395hp and a substantial 516lb ft of torque– enough to speed up the I-Pace from 0-62mph in around 4 seconds. The battery is stated to supply a range of over 310 miles and can be charged at a fast charge point in little more than two hours. The battery pack is kept under the floor and between the front and rear wheels to provide a low centre of gravity as well as weight circulation. The car’s chassis does not share any common parts with the present Jaguar range– the I-Pace was created as a completely electrical vehicle from the beginning– however it could spawn a family of electrical cars in the future.
2018 Jaguar I-Pace Price and Release Date
Jaguar has recommended the 2018 Jaguar I-Pace will not go on sale up until late 2017 however reports suggest as many as 350 individuals have actually currently put down a deposit on this brand-new all-electric SUV. When it appears in dealerships in 2018, it’s expected to cost from around ₤ 60,000– around the same as the Tesla Model X.