Graz, Austria: Jaguar’s first all-electric vehicle the I-PACE, has been unveiled to the world. British comedian and actor Jack Whitehall, self-proclaimed EV enthusiast and TV presenter Jonny Smith and American tech guru iJustine, hosted a special live show as the first ever I-PACE rolled off the production line in Plant Graz, Austria, where the car will be built.
Jack Whitehall was helped by Jaguar’s newest vehicle experts, nine year olds Lola and Hudson while explaining the technology behind I-PACE. Watch it here.
Ahead of this weekend’s FIA Formula E-race at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez E-Prix circuit in Mexico City, the Jaguar I-PACE was pitted against both the Tesla Model X 75D and 100D in a 0mph – 60mph – 0mph head-to-head challenge. Panasonic Jaguar Racing’s Mitch Evans got behind the wheel to showcase the acceleration and braking power of Jaguar’s first EV against the Tesla models, driven by former IndyCar Series champion Tony Kanaan.
The I-PACE has been designed to be the perfect everyday EV for consumers. It has a 90 kWh Lithium-ion battery and offers sports car like performance of 0-100 km/h in 4.8 seconds. It has a range of 480 kms and can be quick charged upto 80% in just 40 minutes.
Designed and engineered in the UK, the I-PACE will be built in Plant Graz, Austria, as part of Jaguar Land Rover’s manufacturing partnership with Magna Steyr. It will make its public debut at Geneva Motor Show on 06 March 2018.
I-PACE is on sale now from £63,495 in the UK. In addition to S, SE and HSE derivatives, there will also be a limited number of First Edition I-PACE models available.
Watch the complete I-PACE reveal event below: