Jose Altoveros / Jaguar | February 01, 2018 11:30
Jaguar's first ever electric vehicle, the I-Pace, to debut on March 1
It was back in 2016 when Jaguar first introduced to us their upcoming electric vehicle albeit in concept form called the I-Pace. It was a fully electric SUV which would be joining the much larger F-Pace and E-Pace. Since then, the British automaker has been busy working to make the concept car ready for production. In fact, it will be making it's world premiere this coming March 1 before being publicly exhibited at the upcoming Geneva International Motor Show.
Together with the announcement, Jaguar has also revealed some details about their first ever electric vehicle. Most interestingly, the I-Pace is said to be equipped with fast-charging capability. The fast-charging tech would allow the electric SUV to recharge its battery pack to 80-percent in only 45mins using a DC 100kW charger.
Specific details about the battery pack has yet to be revealed by Jaguar such as range. However, they did say that the prototype was tested in extreme cold weather with temperatures as low as -40 degrees Celcius. This is likely to the battery's performance in the cold along with the I-Pace's all-wheel drive system.
Jaguar did not mention anything about the I-Pace's powertrain just yet, leaving us to speculate about the vehicle's power figures. In concept guise, the I-Pace used two electric motors which produced 400 PS and 700 Nm of torque, which could more-or-less be the same in the production model.
Pricing and orders for the Jaguar I-Pace will be available once the vehicle debuts on the world wide web on March 1.