The Jaguar F-Pace is the first crossover SUV model to be built by the British automobile manufacturer. The compact luxury car was unveiled at the 2015 North American International Auto Show, and later in the same year, showcased at the Frankfurt International Motor Show. The model will be known as the 2017 Jaguar F-Pace and will hit the market by the end of 2016.
2017 Jaguar F-Pace – Rich Interior and Stylish Exterior:
The automaker doesn’t disappoint when it comes to designing car exteriors. The F-Pace will get a fine-tuned, modern body with sleek features and the best combination of materials. It will be based on the Jaguar iQ-Al (D7a) modular platform. The front will have a double wishbone suspension while the back will get a multi-link suspension.
The company’s iconic grille, automatic LED headlamps & fog lamps and a smartly-designed bumper will be the major highlights in the front end of the 2017 Jaguar F-Pace. The rear end will spot a power liftgate and also LED taillights. Other exterior features include 18-inch wheels and modern side mirrors.
When it comes to the interior, the 2017 Jaguar F-Pace will have leather upholstery in parts such as steering wheel, dashboard, and seats. Other classic materials are expected to compliment the leather upholstery. The 5-seater will have a roomier cabin that can fit enough passengers and their belongings.
The center console is equipped with an In Control Touch Pro system featuring a 10.5-inch touchscreen that will provide satellite navigation, entertainment, and vehicular services. The car will also get a 12.3-inch HD instrument cluster, Wi-Fi hotspot, Smartphone & Bluetooth connectivity, automatic dual-zone climate control, and tilt & telescopic steering wheel, among other tech features.
2017 Jaguar F-Pace – Power Expectations:
The compact crossover SUV will come with two engine options. It will get a 2.0-liter turbocharged I4 engine with a capacity to generate 180 hp and 318 lb-ft. The other option will be a 3.0-liter supercharged V6 engine rated 380 hp and 332 lb-ft. The two powerhouses will work with a 6-speed manual or 8-speed automatic transmission system.
With the supercharged engine, the upcoming Jaguar car will accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 5.5 seconds and its highest speed will be 155 mph. Concerning fuel economy, some fuel consumption figures in the regions of 20 mpg city/27 mpg highway will be recorded from the vehicle. In addition, we expect the engines to produce lesser pollutants and be more eco-friendly.
With both basic and advanced protection features, the F-Pace will be very safe and secure. Some of its protection features include: ABS, electric power assisted steering system, blind-spot monitors, lane departure warning, airbags, security alarms, parking assist, rearview camera, seatbelts and adaptive cruise control.
2017 Jaguar F-Pace –Price, Rivals and Expected Launch:
According to some reliable sources, the starting price of the 2017 Jaguar F-Pace will be $41,985. The prices of the trim levels will range from $42,000-$57,000. As for the release date, the car will start selling in the spring of 2016. The new compact luxury crossover SUV will face rivalry from similar vehicles such as Mercedes-Benz GLC, Porsche Macan, BMW X3, Audi Q5 and Cadillac XT5.