2017 Jaguar F-Pace – first crossover in the cougar’s family

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“The first time in the new class” – so we can describe the debut of the Jaguar F-Pace 2017 in the SUV family. Style, gloss, brutality – words that are consistent to describe this car. Especially when you consider that the target audience is young and ambitious people leading an active lifestyle. However, such targeting does not mean that the model is not interesting on families with children. More precise benchmarks will give a list of competitors with whom the F-Pace will have to fight. Among them are: Audi Q5, BMW X3, Range Rover Evoque and, in part, the Volkswagen Tiguan. The difference between them is, and the price is not the most significant of them. What? About it in our review.

2017 Jaguar F-Pace design

2017 Jaguar F-pace specs

About the English automaker plans to begin production of the first in its history, cars of the raised passableness appeared after the official presentation of the concept C-X17 at the Frankfurt show September 2013. After that, the company almost immediately moved from words to deeds. In 1.5 years spies were captured the first footage of the sea trials of the machine. And simultaneously to provide exhaustive comments of the first persons of the Jaguar, among which was Jan Collum – chief designer of concern.

2017 Jaguar F-Pace exterior

2017 Jaguar F-pace release

Externally, the F-Pace, except for a few details, is almost completely copies the look of the prototype. Squat, predatory gaze and the developed wheel arches make the promise to a cat’s pose, prepared for a lightning jump. And if externally, the confidence is reflected in body parts, from the inside it supports a modern platform IQ(AI) has been used successfully on Jaguar XE.

2017 Jaguar F-Pace – more aluminum

2017 Jaguar F-pace redesign

Here the engineers were not satisfied with the finished solution, and increased the percentage of aluminum alloy in the bodywork of the car from 65% to 85%. So, Jaguar F-Pace 2017 occupies a high position among the classmates on the ratio of body volume/mass. Outstanding results were achieved not only thanks to classical technologies facilitate weight, the design also there is a place for composite materials and magnesium. All this, ultimately, resulted in the specific numbers – 1670-1861 kg curb weight. The noticeable difference is due to many variations (engine, transmission) and additional equipment. So, the buyer will be able to choose the original wheel disks dimension from 18 to 22 inches.

2017 Jaguar F-Pace dimensions

2017 Jaguar F-pace interior

The length of the crossover – 4731 mm (Audi Q5 – 4644 mm, BMW X3 – 4657 mm, Range Rover Evoque – of 4,365 mm), width – 2070 mm (Q5 – 1911 mm, X3 – 1881 mm, Evoque – 1905 mm) height – mm 1654 (Q5 – 1624 mm, X3 – 1661 mm, Evoque – 1605 mm) the clearance of a little over 210 mm, Short overhangs guarantee the strong climbing to 26 degrees and the crossing of the Ford with a hard bottom to 52.5 cm in depth.

In addition, many people prefer clear lines, stamped along the body, starting from the impressive grille and ending with the spectacular lights of the rear marker lights. In General restrained, but moderately bold design allows you to talk about the Jaguar f-pace as a pedigreed European car.

2017 Jaguar F-Pace engines set

Confirmation of the serious intentions of the road will become powertrains and numerous electronic assistants. Will be available 4 engines, two of which are on “heavy” fuel.

The most frugal engine (diesel, 2.0 liter, fuel – 6.2 l, up to 100 km/h – 8.7 C) develops 180 HP with a torque of 430 N*m, followed by a 300-horsepower diesel engine with a maximum thrust of 700 N*m (V6, 3.0 liter, air consumption – 6.0 litres to 100 km/h – 6.2 C), then 3.0 l V6 with 340 HP and 450 N*m (consumption – 8.9 l to 100 km/h – 5.8 sec). Masthead same engine capable of producing 380 HP cravings and 460 N*m (consumption – 8.9 l to 100 km/h – 5.5). The maximum speed of each version except the first, is electronically limited to 250 km/h.

All cars aggregated 8-speed automatic transmission with all-wheel drive. European buyers will be available with rear-wheel drive and 2.0-liter turbo engine with 240 HP

2017 Jaguar F-Pace equipment

2017 Jaguar F-pace facelift

Suspension of the new Jaguar f-pace 2016-2017 year to help the driver provided almost all the possible helpers. These include:

  • ESP and intelligent traction control – if necessary, remap the traction between the front and rear axles in the ratio 50:50.
  • Brand recognition system surfaces Adaptive Response Surface that configures operation of all modules of the vehicle in accordance with road surface under the wheels.
  • Warning objects in the blind spot of the car.
  • Holding the machine in a given band at a certain speed due to the complex Lane Keep Assist + fixing signs, pedestrians.
  • Sensors and automatic Parking assistant (Park Assist). Last able to establish the existence of free space in the Parking lot and gently place the car within its limits.
  • Conventional or adaptive cruise control.
  • Incontrol protect – multicomponent complex for quick connection with the brand Jaguar service and emergency services.

The list can also be supplemented with electric opener tailgate, controlled fatigue, adaptive suspension, etc.

2017 Jaguar F-Pace interior

2017 Jaguar F-pace price

Jaguar F-Pace 2017 expand considerably owing to the comparatively large area of glazing and optional panoramic roof. Along with this, create a background mood interior lighting, perforated leather Windsor, Taurus and Technical Mesh screen in place of media player and the dashboard (option), which may display information about the operation of any component of the car. Owners of windshield are possible to install the projector. Acoustic comfort provides entertainment system, 11 speakers which produce up to 380 watts. Integrated into usual AUX, Bluetooth, iPod-input. Moreover advanced audio system is not just extra inches on the screen, but multitouch, internal memory 10 GB with CD/DVD. There are things that can significantly ease the life of the motorist. For example, as an option it is possible to order Key Activity in the form of a waterproof bracelet that allows not to leave your favorite Jaguar, even on holiday.

In the back seat will fit two adults and a child, and a comfortable growth of each of the passengers – well above average. Additionally you may take up to 508 litres of cargo in the trunk (the version with dokatku) or liters 1598 when traveling as a couple and fold the second row of seats. The lack of a spare wheel will add 142 additional liters of volume.

2017 Jaguar F-Pace release date and price

2017 Jaguar F-pace engine specs

Prices for a novelty are quite affordable in a number of premium brands of cars. So, the initial version of the Jaguar F-Pace 2017 will cost from 45 000 Euro. It is planned to release on the market 6 equipment variants Pure, Prestige, Portfolio, R-Sport, S and First Edition. The first copies will appear at dealers in the late spring of 2016.

Release date: late spring 2016

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