Better late than never, British brand Jaguar has finally arrived in the booming SUV segment.
If it seems like Jaguar may have been faffing about, they have.
For the better part of the last decade there was a feeling within the company that Jaguar didn’t need an SUV because the Land Rover part of the business had it covered.
The wheelbase and track are not shared with any other Jaguar. At 4,731mm long and with a 2,874mm wheelbase, the All-New F-PACE offers the sleek profile and short front overhang characteristic of Jaguar design together with an exceptionally spacious interior.
Rear knee-room is class-leading and the luggage compartment remains large – with a full-size spare well as standard.
The Prestige adds Taurus leather upholstery, reverse-parking camera, headlamp washers, additional exterior chrome detailing and an auto dimming internal rear-view mirror. The top-end R-Sport trim gets a sportier body kit, LED headlamps, 19-inch alloy wheels, mood lighting, larger front brakes, gesture-control for tailgate, power adjustable front seats with memory, power adjustable steering column, reclining rear seat, JLR’s InControl Touch Pro infotainment system and surround-camera system.
Coming to the powertrain, the Jaguar F-Pace Pure and Prestige variants will be powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder diesel engine capable of 180 hp and an 8.7 second sprint to 100 km/h. The R-Sport variant will get the 3.0-liter V6 diesel engine churning 300 hp and a quicker 0-100 km/h time of only 6.2 seconds.