The 2017 Jaguar F-Pace is the first ever sports utility vehicle of Jaguar, the leading British international car manufacturer. The arrival of this model from Jaguar is the biggest news among the several premieres, hitting the limelight at the 2015 Motor Show in Frankfurt. The 2017 model F-Pace is expected to complement the existing lineup of Jaguar a lot, beginning in 2016. The C-X 17 line of concept SUV, which was introduced during 2013, heavily stimulates the styling of this SUV. This is because of the awesomely encouraging response received by the 2014 model C-X17 concept.
Discerning that it possessed a thriving model on its hands, the British automaker continued down that course for the F-Pace. The effect is an SUV that notably features the current design lingo of Jaguar and it is complemented by a sequence of powerful engines. Jaguar hopes that the 2017 F-Pace will serve as a booming springboard because it enters the more and more competitive SUV sector that include major rivals, such as 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC and 2015 BMW X3.
2017 Jaguar F-Pace Changes, Exterior
This time, the front fascia will be redesigned in a more luxurious and attractive way than that of the earlier models. As a result, it comes equipped with LED headlights that carry the mark ‘J’ Blade pattern, which not only offers the new vehicle a luxurious and attractive front look, but those headlights also offer it a unique look. The same headlight design can also be found on the 2016 Jaguar XF and the 2017 Jaguar XE. Even the wide grille and the huge air intakes were borrowed from the lineup of sedans.
The 2017 F-Pace comes with spectacular sides in all ways, with the exemption of a duo of side gills that extend above the front doors. The upturned crease in the bodywork offers the new SUV a nimble stance. When comes to back, the 2017 F-Pace is more of the same in the way that the automaker did not try to carry out anything stunning or contentious with the design, choosing again for something a bit more reliable with its variety of sedans.
The new F-Pace comes equipped with 18 X 7.5-inch aluminum wheels in the front and at the back, wearing P255/60HR18 sized tires in the front and at the back. The 2017 model F-Pace comes equipped with the Double Wishbone suspension in the front and with the Multi-Link suspension at the back. When comes to brakes, the vehicle comes outfitted with disc brakes in the front and at the back.
The 2017 model F-Pace comes with the external dimension of 186.3″ (L) x 86.6″ (W) x 65.6″ (H), with the wheelbase length of 113.1 inches and a curb weight of 3,913 (1,775 kg).
2017 Jaguar F-Pace Interior
The interior also draws the plethora of resemblances from its sedan counterparts in terms of the focus on comfort and sophistication. The luxurious touch is defined by the variety of current trim options available for the new F-Pace. According to the trim, buyers can decide from genuine metal finishes, ranging from meshed aluminum to supplementary crafted veneers, such as Satin Grey Ash.
The instrument panel is also like the ones found in the XF and XE sedans. It comes with a central TFT display and two analog dials as part of the separate configuration.
Prospective owners will have the option of acquiring a bigger virtual instrument cluster with the size of 12.3 inches, which comes with four diverse visual themes, clear HD and full-screen navigation. Just beneath the huge exhibit are a series of modestly laid out keys, keeping the design of the whole center console tight and with the negligible mess.
The new Jaguar F-Pace 2017 cabin is designed to offer a comfortable sitting space for five people. It comes equipped with leather sports seats that are designed by keeping the support and comfort in mind, with 14 dissimilar adjustments in addition to heating and cooling utilities. Even with this type of seating design, the new F-Pace comes with the cargo capacity of 23.3 cubic feet and this can be increased to 61.4 cubic feet by folding the back seats. The new vehicle comes with the fuel tank capacity of 15.9 gallons.
Initially, the US version of the new Jaguar F-Pace 2017 comes equipped with a V6 supercharged engine with the displacement of 3.0 liters, which was already used in the F-Type. This engine will be tuned in two levels, such that the first level will deliver the base model the utmost power of 340 ponies at 6,500 RPM and the utmost torque of 332 lbs per foot at 4,500 RPM. On the other hand, the second tuned level engine provides the model S with the utmost power of 380 ponies at 6,500 RPM and the utmost torque of 332 lbs per foot at 4,500 RPM.
Jaguar has plans to equip its US version with a 4-cylinder Ingenium diesel powertrain with the displacement of 2.0 liters later. If it happens, the new F-Pace would get the utmost power of 180 ponies at 4,000 RPM and the utmost torque of 318 pounds per foot at 1,750-2,500 RPM.
Both 2017 Jaguar F-Pace engines will be paired with an eight-velocity ZF transmission that sends power to all the wheels by means of the torque-on-demand four-wheel drive system, which transmits the engine twist to the back axle under standard driving conditions. When the new F-Pace needs additional traction, the Intelligent Driveline Dynamics system will come into the picture to offer the torque to the axle in the front.
Each engine offers different performance, as well. The 180-HP diesel engine reasonably the slowest of the group as it accelerates the vehicle to attain the speed of 60 mph from the start in 8.1 seconds and it acquires the maximum velocity of 129 mph only.
On the other hand, the two V6 supercharged variants accelerate their corresponding model to attain the speed of 60 mph from the start in 5.4 seconds and 5.1 seconds respectively, offering the same maximum velocity of 155 mph.
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Prices and Release date
The 2017 Jaguar F-Pace release date is expected to be the concluding part of 2016. When comes to pricing, it varies according to the trim levels that come in nine trims and with the all-wheel drive system. Accordingly,
The preliminary price of the F-Pace 20d model will be $40,990.
The preliminary price of the F-Pace 20d Premium model will be $44,200.
The preliminary price of the F-Pace 20d Prestige model will be $48,700.
The preliminary price of the F-Pace 20d R-Sport model will be $48,700.
The preliminary price of the F-Pace 35t model will be $42,390.
The preliminary price of the F-Pace 35t Premium model will be $45,600.
The preliminary price of the F-Pace 35t Prestige model will be $50,100.
The preliminary price of the F-Pace 35t R-Sport model will be $55,300.
The preliminary price of the F-Pace S model will be $56,700.
2017 Jaguar F-Pace Pictures