Whitley, UK: Jaguar will live stream the global premiere of its first electric vehicle, the I-PACE, at 19:00 CET on 1 March 2018. The I-PACE is Jaguar’s latest addition in the PACE family, and promises sports car-like performance, all-wheel-drive agility and five-seat SUV practicality with an all electric powertrain.
The I-PACE has been designed and engineered by Jaguar Land Rover in the UK and will be built in Austria as part of a manufacturing partnership with Magna Steyr.
Prospective customers have already pressed the ‘I want one’ button to register their interest in the hotly anticipated electric performance SUV, and Jaguar is responding by throwing the doors to its live-reveal wide open, by hosting an online broadcast on its social channels.
Watch the live reveal on 1 March 2018 on YouTube here or on the brand’s Facebook page here. A direct link to the webcast is also available here. Full pricing and specifications will be announced and order books opened for full configurations immediately, following the reveal.
Ian Callum, Jaguar Director of Design, said, “Since revealing the I-PACE Concept in 2016, we
have been counting down to this moment. The all-electric I-PACE is not only a pioneer within our business, it promises to revolutionise the industry. Never before have I been so excited for a launch. The world is watching with great anticipation and I cannot wait for the world to see everything we have achieved with this car.”
The I-PACE will be capable of rapid charging from zero to 80 per cent in 45 minutes* and has been rigorously tested across extreme terrains and temperatures ranging from -40°C to 40°C. With over 1.5 million test miles and a further 11,000 hours of rig simulations completed by more than 200 production prototypes, Jaguar’s design and engineering teams seem to have created a world-class all-electric SUV.
The official public debut of I-PACE will be at the Geneva Motor Show on 6 March 2018.
* Using a DC 100kW rapid charger