Jaguar to take on Tesla? Shows off I-PACE Concept



Jaguar‘s I-PACE seems like a good contender for Tesla’s full-electric Model X SUV. The Jaguar I-PACE is expected to launch as early as 2018. The British luxury car manufacturer in the ongoing 2016 Los Angeles International Auto Show has pulled the wraps off its I-Pace Concept. We can note that I-PACE is Jaguar’s second-ever SUV after stylish F-Pace but, crucially, it leaps ahead with its fully electrified drive-train.


Jaguar I-PACE Features

The recently shown Jaguar I-PACE concept features a liquid-cooled, 90-killowatt-hour battery pack that drives the front and rear axles. The iPace will have a range of about 220 miles. The all new Jaguar I-PACE concept showcased accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in under 4 seconds.


Jaguar I-PACE Rivals

So, who are the potential competitors of Jaguar I-PACE? Jaguar’s I-PACE primarily targets Tesla’s all-electric SUV, the Model X, and it will also be a potential rival for the upcoming all-electric SUVs that are expected to come from other big names in the industry like Audi, Volvo and others.


Jaguar I-PACE more details

The luxury car maker Jaguar has currently not unveiled the price for I-PACE (as it is still in the concept form). Jaguar I-PACE features gets a 23-inch wheels and flush door handles to decrease the drag. When it comes to interiors of Jaguar I-PACE, the car includes a Wi-Fi hotspot, large infotainment display and other smartphone friendly goodies.


Jaguar I-PACE Launch

The all new Jaguar i-Pace shall hit the market in the year 2018 and it shall narrate a new chapter in Jaguar-Land Rover’s history, with the scalable electric architecture allowing the two brands to come up with more battery-powered vehicles. So, Model X is not the only model Tesla should be worried about.

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