The British car maker has decided to give a few upgrades to its first SUV model. It is the new 2018 Jaguar F-Pace. Although it has made its debut just a year ago and it is the brand’s all new and first built SUV, the Company is going to improve it in almost every segment. It will represent the combination of nice performance, handsome styling and affordable price. The handling and practicality will be on the highest level as well.
This time the automaker will expand the engine lineup with new and upgraded powertrain. The acceleration will be significantly improved too. Furthermore, new Jaguar F-Pace will receive plenty of modern new features which will make it better than ever. It will offer the roomier cargo space which will be better than most of its rivals. This luxury crossover SUV will be available in several trim levels. Those are the base, Premium, Prestige, R-Sport, S and Portfolio models. Its main competitors on the market will be Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class, BMW X3, Audi Q5, Lexus NX 200t and Acura RDX.
2018 Jaguar F-Pace types of engines and performances
The current Jaguar F-Pace has been offered with two types of engines. The base is a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine with the output of 180 horses and 318 pound-feet of torque. The next option is a 3.0-liter V-6 supercharged unit. This engine is able to make 340 horses in the S trim and 380 hp in the all 35t models.
However, for the 2018 Jaguar F-Pace, the Company has added a new one. It is a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder gasoline engine. This unit will be able to develop 296 horsepower and the torque of 295 pound-feet.
All the engines will be coupled to an eight-speed automatic transmission. The all-wheel drive configuration will remain standard. The new Jaguar should be able to hit 60 mph in 6.4 seconds. As for the fuel efficiency, the first engine is rated at 26 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway. The V-6 will show 18/23 mpg in the city/highway drive. The EPA ratings for the new gasoline unit are still unavailable, but it is expected to be between these two engines.
Design of exterior and interior
Speaking of the exterior design, the new 2018 Jaguar F-Pace is perfectly sculpted vehicle with dynamic proportions and great aerodynamics. It looks powerful, agile, and very attractive. Its sporty and muscular design will definitively attract many potential buyers. The palette of the exterior colors will be revised. It will ride on standard 18-inch alloy wheels while the larger 19-, 20- and 22-inch wheels will be available too. Moreover, the optional LED headlamps with J-Blade LED daytime running lights will be offered as well.
The interior of the 2018 Jaguar F-Pace will be spacious, modern and very cozy. The seats will be comfortable and upholstered in leather. The dashboard will feature standard 8-inch touchscreen while the top trims will get 12.3-inch display. Furthermore, some of the features included will be panoramic roof, a Meridian premium audio system with 11 speakers, Jaguar’s InControl Touch infotainment system etc. As for the safety, it will offer blind-spot warning, adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning, lane keeping assist and so on.
Release date and price of 2018 Jaguar F-Pace
The new 2018 Jaguar F-Pace will hit the market in following months. As for the pricing, it should start at around $ 43,000 and will go up to $65,000 for the top trims.