Jaguar’s First Venture into the Electric Vehicle Arena a Success

2017-04-19T15:14:11+00:00April 19th, 2017|Concept Vehicles, Hybrid Vehicles, Jaguar, New Vehicles, Technology|

The futuristic Jaguar I-Pace concept CUV is sleek and innovative, yet keeps some of Jaguar’s signature characteristics. Sporting its Jaguar grille, oval leaper badge, front wheel arches; the stout automaker is one of many reasons Jaguar Santa Barbara is a proud distributor of premium auto brands.

A prototype of Jaguar’s first fully functional electric vehicle taken to task as it hits the streets of London for test-driving. I-Pace is also due to be released to the global markets in latter 2018. The amazing all-wheel drive CUV tested on closed road of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London’s East End. Public opinion was Jaguar’s motivation to model the I-Pace as it maneuvered through England’s capital. Gawkers and passersby’s alike could not deny the elegance and innovation as the Jaguar drew senses as it decorated British streets with its new design.

I-Pace Characteristics Revealed

Some of Jaguar’s I-Pace favored essentials include its ability to accelerate to 60 mph (97 km/h) in about 4 seconds, with a charge length of more than 310 miles. Spouting zero emissions, the compact, lightweight, all-wheel drive vehicle has a torque output of 394 hp and 516 lb.-ft. Unveiled in the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show, this showcase CUV has a spacious interior and 19 cu-ft. trunk space. This combination small and spacious roadster fits the daily traveling needs of many.

Noteworthy to mention is the superior British quality and ingenuity encompassed in the every aspect of the I-Pace; recognized as the radical, next-generation of electric vehicles by Jaguar Design Director, Ian Callum.

Callum states, “The feedback on the I-Pace Concept has been fantastic. With the I-Pace concept, we’ve torn up the rule book to create a vehicle with supercar-inspired aesthetics, sports-car performance and SUV space in one electric package.”

Jaguar’s Fully Electric-Powered Vehicle Stands Tall, Among the Best

I-Pace concept, compared to such models as Tesla Model X and Audi e-tron Quattro, is Jaguar’s first fully electric-powered vehicle. This model represents the future in the battery-electric auto arena. The innovative design and the fact that it is due to hit the markets in 2018, confirms Jaguar’s confidence in this elite one-of-its kind vehicles. Jaguar Santa Barbara shares in the enthusiasm as I-Pace soars into tomorrow with its radical concepts today. Their sales and service second to none; check out Jaguars finest at Jaguar Santa Barbara.

About Jaguar Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Auto group is proud to be an authorized Jaguar dealer located just off the 101 and S Hope Ave. The Jaguar team at Santa Barbara Auto Group is strongly committed to delivering an exceptional buying experience. The sale staff offers many years of experience satisfying customers’ needs. Furthermore, the Santa Barbara Auto Group offers a wide array of new and pre-owned Jaguar vehicles which customers may view online or on-site at the dealership.

The Santa Barbara Auto Group is dedicated to providing the best sales and service experience in Southern California. To learn more about any of the popular Jaguar models including the new Jaguar I-Pace, feel free to call, email, or stop by for friendly personal service.

Jaguar Santa Barbara

401 S Hope Ave Ste A
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
United States (US)
Phone: 805-563-4249
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Jaguar Unveils Plans for the Brand’s First-Ever Electric Luxury Vehicle

2017-01-30T12:36:35+00:00January 30th, 2017|Concept Vehicles, Jaguar|

The I-PACE Concept SUV represents a defining moment in Jaguar history as the brand enters into the accelerating world of electric vehicles.

As the auto industry continues to shift toward more sustainable practices, most automotive brands have been experimenting with hybrid and/or fully electric vehicles. Brands such as Ford, Chevy, Kia, and BMW have all succeeded in creating fully electric vehicles (EV’s). In fact, EVObsession, a blog for EV enthusiasts, has named each of them in the top ten best electric cars. However, after hearing Jaguar’s plans for their new I-PACE concept car it’s fair to say that the competition will have to step their game up by 2018, when the I-PACE is set to be released.

Turning a New Leaf for Electric Vehicles

With the latest advances in EV’s, engineers at Jaguar have taken advantage of the packaging opportunities offered by electrification and have completely rethought the overall proportions of their average luxury vehicle. The I-PACE takes its advanced cab-forward design from Jaguar’s C-X75 supercar and combines it with the smooth silhouette of a coupe in a five-seat SUV. Jaguar’s Director of Design explained in a recent interview how proportional opportunities have not yet been addressed by current EV’s.

“The opportunities offered by an electric powertrain are huge. Electric vehicles offer designers much greater freedom, and it is an opportunity we must grasp. This is why the I-PACE Concept is developed on a new architecture which has been designed to optimize electric vehicle performance, aerodynamics and interior space.”

  • Ian Callum, Jaguar Director of Design

The future-focused interior design of the I-PACE is on par with Jaguar’s established tenacity for paving new paths by effectively combining technology and convenience with ergonomics. The I-PACE cockpit will be driver-focused with advanced intuitive interface designs and low-sitting slim-line position seats delivering that sense of connecting driver to vehicle and vehicle to road.

The I-PACE is equipped with two electric motors positioned on the front and rear axles that create a combined 400hp and 516-ft lb of instant torque. Powered by a liquid-cooled lithium-ion battery, a single charge can take the I-Pace an astounding 220 miles. With the network of public and private charging ports growing exponentially, there is no need to worry about getting stranded.

So, until 2018, keep your eyes peeled and your ears open for more information about Jaguar’s first-ever electric vehicle. And, in the meantime, visit Jaguar Santa Barbara to learn about Jaguar’s wide selection of luxury vehicles currently available.

About Jaguar Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Auto group is proud to be an authorized Jaguar dealer located just off the 101 and S Hope Ave. The Jaguar team at Santa Barbara Auto Group is strongly committed to delivering an exceptional buying experience. The sale staff offers many years of experience satisfying customers’ needs. Furthermore, the Santa Barbara Auto Group offers a wide array of new and pre-owned Jaguar vehicles which customers may view online or on-site at the dealership.

The Santa Barbara Auto Group is dedicated to providing the best sales and service experience in Southern California. To learn more about any of the popular Jaguar models including the new Jaguar XE or Jaguar F-TYPE, feel free to call, email, or stop by for friendly personal service.

Jaguar Santa Barbara

401 S Hope Ave Ste A
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
United States (US)
Phone: 805-563-4249
Email: sales@sbautogroup.net
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