The Jaguar E-Pace unveiled in spectacular fashion

Avto 14 July, 2017
  • Germain Goyer

    Friday, 14 July 2017 11:50

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    It is not every day that a vehicle won a title of Guinness world record at the same time as its unveiling. Yet it is the case of the new Jaguar E-Pace.

    Jaguar has orchestrated a showdown could not be more spectacular by making a barrel for the unveiling of the new E-Pace. Being propelled 15 feet into the air, the pilot Tery Grant, who was at the wheel has performed a rotation of 270 degrees. During the jump, he felt a force of 5.5 G.

    This new E-Pace enhances the offering of SUVS in the Jaguar, positioning themselves under the F-Pace, which he is strongly inspired.

    In the nomenclature of automobiles, the letter E is increasingly associated with electric vehicles, or at least green. Think of the Volkswagen e-Golf or the Audi A3 e-tron. In the case of the E-Pace, the E has nothing to do with electricity.

    Only one engine is offered, the 4-cylinder 2.0 L turbocharged. Depending on the version chosen, the power and torque vary : 246-horsepower and 269 lb-ft for the base version and 296 horsepower and 295 pound-feet for the R-Dynamic. The automatic transmission 9 reports. The 4-wheel drive system is standard on the new E-Pace.

    Inside, there is a infotainment system paired to a touch screen of 25 cm.