Everything we need to know about the E-Pace

Joanna Estrada
July 17, 2017

The E-Pace was unveiled during a large-scale event in London's Excel exhibition centre, which included stunt driver Terry Grant setting with a record 15.3 metre, 270-degree barrel roll in the vehicle.

In 2015, Jaguar introduced the F-Pace, their first ever SUV. Yes, the Jaguar E-Pace as bagged the Guinness World Record for breaking the record in the daredevil barrel roll.

When the 2018 Jaguar E-PACE lands locally in the second quarter of next year the range is expected to top out at about $84,000.

Ian Callum, director of Design at Jaguar, called the E-Pace "the sports auto of its class".

The E-Pace set the new record of 270-degree corkscrew-like "barrel roll" jump when it covered a distance of 15.3 m / 50 feet. The stunt that was performed to reveal the Jaguar E-Pace was inspired from Roger Moore's famous twist in James Bond classic. At the official unveiling of the vehicle, Jaguar had then attempted and broken the Guinness world record with the loop-the-loop stunt. If you're thinking of cross-shopping this against the likes of an Audi Q3, BMW X1 or Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class, you'll want to scope out this clip.

Everything we need to know about the E-Pace
Everything we need to know about the E-Pace

It also has a 10.2-inch touchscreen for the infotainment system as standard on all models, while customers can opt for a 12.3 inch TFT digital instrument console and Heads Up Display.

According to the company most of the features will be high across most of the variants.

The E-Pace is a five-seat, all-wheel drive, compact SUV which was piloted by Terry Grant, a feature film stunt driver who holds 21 Guinness world record titles to his name. The 297 bhp petrol variant is capable of hitting 0-100 kmph in 5.9 seconds.

The engines will have different Power options that will generate 247 bhp and 297 bhp of power for Diesel engine whereas the Petrol turbo engine will churn out 148 bhp, 177 bhp and 237 bhp of power.

It will be priced around 23-24 lakhs when it comes to India in 2017.

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