Jaguar F-Pace Launching On October 20

Last Updated On: October 6, 2016

A big one from the house of Jaguar, the much-awaited SUV will soon hit the Indian roads. Yes, Jaguar F-Pace will be launching in India on October 20. According to company officials, a 60-foot mock-up of London’s The Shard is in the process of construction on Marine Drive in Mumbai for the F-Pace release. The Shard is the longest building of UK with a height of 1,016 feet and 95 floors and is considered as a symbol of excellence in British engineering. The same message Jaguar wants to deliver with its upcoming first-ever SUV, F-Pace.

Jaguar F-Pace
Jaguar F-Pace

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For the Indian market, Jaguar F-Pace will be initially offered with two diesel engine options. The smaller engine is a 2.0-litre unit, which delivers maximum power output of 180 hp. The bigger mill is a 3.0-litre V6 that churns out 300 hp maximum power with 700 Nm of peak torque. The company has planned another 2.0-litre petrol engine for F-Pace, delivering 240 hp maximum power but, it will be introduced sometime in February 2017. The Jaguar F-Pace is expected to be offered in three trim levels – Pure, Prestige, and R-Sport, along with these three a limited run First Edition model could also be on sale.

Jaguar F-Pace
Jaguar F-Pace Side Profile

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Some of the key features of Jaguar F-Pace Pure trim include cruise control, 18-inch alloy wheels, two-zone automatic climate control, 10-way power adjustable front seats, InControl Touch infotainment system, brake pad wear indicator and All-surface Progress Control system. The Prestige trim gets Taurus leather upholstery, reverse-parking camera, headlamp washers, exterior chrome detailing and an auto-dimming internal rear-view mirror. The R-Sport on the other hand will get a different body kit, LED headlamps, 19-inch alloy wheels, larger front brakes, gesture control tailgate, front seats with memory, electric-adjust steering column, mood lighting, a larger InControl Touch Prio infotainment system and surround camera system.

The estimated price for the Jaguar F-Pace base variant is around INR 65 lakh while the top model might hit the tag of INR 90 lakh. Unlike the slow response of recently launched Jaguar XF, the F-Pace is already getting enough enquiries from the prospective customers.

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