Jaguar F-PACE has finally been launched at Rs. 68.40 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom, New Delhi) in a grand event in Mumbai, India. Though, pricing and variants were revealed a couple of weeks back, and the bookings had also started for the SUV at all the company dealerships. The F-PACE is introduced in four variants: Pure, Prestige, R-Sport and First Edition. It is the first SUV from Jaguar's stable in its history of 70 years. Being based on the C-X17 concept, the F-PACE would be challenging the likes of Mercedes GLE, Porsche Macan, BMW X5, Range Rover Sport and Audi SQ5.
The British luxury marquee had created an 18-meter tall beacon at the launch venue to mark the launch of F-PACE. The attendees included Formula 1 Racer Narain Karthikeyan, Ace music composer Shankar Mahadevan and 'M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story' fame actress Disha Patani. Coming to the F-PACE, the exterior styling seems to have inspired from the F-type sportscar. The exterior highlights include Adaptive LED headlamps with Jaguar's signature 'J' Blade daytime running lights (DRLs), F-type borrowed LED tail-lamp cluster, body cladding, and flared wheel arches. The cabin gets mood lighting feature with 10 colors, InControl Touch Pro touch-screen infotainment system, Sliding Panoramic Roof, Powered and gesture tailgate, Activity Key, etc. to name a few.
Mechanically, the F-PACE would be offered with a couple of diesel engine options: 177bhp 2.0L 4-cylinder turbocharged Ingenium engine and 296bhp 3.0L V6 turbocharged engine. The Pure and Prestige variants would be offered with the 2.0L Ingenium engine, while the R-Sport and First Edition would derive their power from the more powerful 3.0-litre V6 engine. Both the engines are paired with an 8-speed ZF automatic transmission. Also, AWD system comes as standard feature across the entire F-PACE variant line-up. The top-end variants sprint from 0-100kmph in 6.2 seconds, while clocking an electronically limited top speed of 241kmph. Below is the variant-wise pricing of the Jaguar F-PACE:
Jaguar F-PACE 2.0L (132 kW) Diesel Pure: Rs. 68.40 Lakhs
Jaguar F-PACE 2.0L (132 kW) Diesel Prestige: Rs. 74.50 Lakhs
Jaguar F-PACE 3.0L (221 kW) Diesel R-Sport: Rs. 1.02 Crores
Jaguar F-PACE 3.0L (221 kW) Diesel First Edition: Rs. 1.12 Crores
Note: All prices are ex-showroom, in Delhi