Must-See: All-New Jaguar E-PACE Unveiled With Spectacular Barrel Roll!

Jaguar E Pace interior

With around 80,000 vehicles sold since launch in 2017, the F-PACE is fastest selling Jaguar in the company's history and there was a clear customer demand for a compact Jaguar SUV.

The I-Pace appears to meet one of those goals, with no word yet on a battery electric sedan. Glad you asked. These are the facts, including the price, performance figures, dimensions, Carbon dioxide emissions and technical specs. Jaguar calls it its little cub and quite rightly so, as the E-Pace borrows elements from the much larger offerings in the company's line-up.

The 4,395mm long SUV offers a rear legroom of 892mm and a boot capacity of 577-litres. E-Pace rides on a modified version of the platform that underpins the Range Rover Evoque. The E-Pace will get Jaguar's latest active safety kit that will enable to E-Pace to automatically stop in the city or warn the driver of approaching traffic when pulling out of a tight junction with limited visibility.

On the inside, there is a new dashboard layout on offer, though certain bits and pieces have been borrowed from the F-Pace.

The E-Pace design team, led by Jaguar design director Ian Callum, already had an SUV in the family on which to take cues. Air vents nestling in the front bumper have also been derived from the sports vehicle, as have the muscular arches above the rear wheels.

Prices for the Jaguar E-Pace will start at $38,600, with orders beginning in the USA later this year.

As for the E-Pace, it is just what the populace wanted in the first place.

The E-Pace will also be the first front-wheel-drive Jaguar to go on sale since the X-Type saloon, that ceased production in 2009. Jaguar has said it will drive in a similar fashion to the all-wheel drive model, which will be a plus if true because most SUV owners never actually go off-road anyway.

The Jaguar E-Pace will get up to five USB points for charging and a 4G wifi hotspot that can support up to eight devices.

Stiff suspension bushes and anti-roll bars help keep things flat.

As is now the trend, the Jaguar E-Pace First Edition will be the first new E-pace out of the gate, with the 180PS diesel or 249PS petrol, nine-speed auto, R-Dynamic SE Spec, Windsor leather, ambient lighting, panoramic roof, TFT heads-up, Configurable Dynamic, gesture tailgate, Activity Key and "First Edition" badges.

Buyers will be able to choose a version with a 300hp engine sending the vehicle through 60mph from rest in under six seconds, and will also be able to select sporty 21-inch wheels from the options list. The 2-litre, four-cylinder, turbocharged petrol motor develops 249PS and 365Nm of torque. This will reach 60mph in 9.5 seconds and has a top speed of 124mph. Jaguar claims that the entry-level 150PS diesel will return 60.1mpg and 124g/km of CO2.

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