Jaguar has unveiled a new E-Pace compact performance SUV with All Wheel Drive (AWD) and Auto transmission features. It comes in four variants E‑Pace, E‑Pace S, E‑Pace SE and E‑Pace HSE. The SUV is the first compact SUV model by Jaguar and is expected to compete with  Mercedes-Benz GLA, BMW‘s X1 and Audi’s Q3 in the market.

The SUV comes with three engine variants D150 , D180 and P250 AWD AUTO which vary in specifications.


E-Pace D150  engine variant includes a 1,999 cc engine that gives 132 kW of maximum power at 3,500 rotations per minute (rpm) . The maximum torque of the variant is 380 Nm at 1,750 rpm and can reach 100 km/h in 10.5 seconds.  The top speed of the E-Pace D150 is 193 km/h.

All the engine variants vary in top speed, torque and power of the engine, but they have the same capacity of 1,999 cc.

The E-Pace incorporates an Active Driveline feature that improves agility and provides rear-wheel drive handling characteristics.  The feature allows to distribute 100 percent torque of the rear axle to either of the rear wheels according to the available grip.

The Jaguar E-Paces has a ground clearance of 204.2 mm and a overall height of 1,649 mm. It features a Front track and Rear track of 1,625 mm and  1,624 mm respectively. The Overall height of E-Pace is 1,649 mm and has a Wheelbase of 2,681 mm.

The All Wheel Drive feature controls and distributes the torque between front and rear axles. The torque is balanced to utilise the available traction from all the four tyres.

The overall width of Jaguar E-Pace including the mirrors is 2,088 mm and with mirrors folded in is 1,984 mm. The Overall length of the SUV, including the number plate plinth is 4,411 mm and its is 4,395 mm excluding number plate plinth. The Overall height of the E-Pace is 1,649 mm and it has a turning circle of 11.4 m.

The Second Engine variant  E‑PACE D180 is slightly different in performance as compared to the previous model. The E‑Pace D180 has a  maximum torque of 430 Nm at 1,750 rpm. It has a top speed of 205 km/h and acceleration at 0-100 km/h in 9.3 seconds.

The E-Pace has a Boot volume of 577 litre and Weights 1,843 kg and Gross vehicle weight of 2,400 kg.

The Third model of the engine E‑Pace P250 (AWD and Automatic transmission) has a maximum power of 182 kw at 5,500 rpm and a maximum torque of 365 Nm at 1,200 to 4,500 rpm. Top speed is 230 km/h and it reaches 100 Km/hr in seven seconds.

Publish date: July 15, 2017 4:39 pm| Modified date: July 15, 2017 4:39 pm

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