2018 Jaguar SUV I-Pace Concept
In response to the huge fans’ request and demand, the company is finally going to release the all-new SUV model to the market. Despite it is a bit late but the auto enthusiasts do not lose the enthusiasm to get to know the future outlook of the SUV. Maintaining its strong characteristics, the auto team will be trying to present the 2018 Jaguar SUV with the new revamps and improvements bringing the luxury on the design and also the toughness on the engine performance. While waiting for the official information, let us take a look to the current scattered speculations.
At first seen from the outer body, the new Jaguar is claimed to adopt the concept of C-X17 introduced at 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show. Available as the tallest Jaguar, the automaker still retains to use the aluminum materials on the body. There seems to be no massive changes given to the car exterior as the view of grille and the headlights looks quite similar to the the latest Jaguar XE and XF. No way distinct, the back part does not carry the obvious differences. The horizontal taillights, rear spoiler and twin rounded exhausts could be noticed. The overall appearance of car interior receives some refurbishments.
Coming with the spacious cabin, the future 2018 Jaguar SUV will be convenient to carry for up to five passengers. The storage room will provide a wider space as well. To add up the elegance, the car seats will be upholstered with the high quality materials and each of the seat could be adjusted. In addition, those will be embedded with the cooling and heating instruments. The technological features on around the dashboard panel will be embodied with a 12.3-inch screen and some center consoles serving the entertainment and infotainments systems. Safety standards for the passengers’ security will also be equipped.
So far, there are two engine options under the hood of 2018 Jaguar SUV. Those come from the engine unit of a 3.0 liter turbocharged V6 and a 2.0 liter 4-cylinder diesel version. The latter drivetrain might not be given to the SUV lineups for the US markets. Along with the V6 unit, the 2018 Jaguar SUV could deliver the different outputs of 340 and 380 horsepower. The diesel unit could expectedly produce the power of 180 HP and 317 lb-ft of torque. Both these engines could be paired with an 8-speed ZF automatic transmission driving all-wheel system.
The new 2018 Jaguar SUV might start its debut to the marketplace in the last quarter of 2016, according to speculation. The beginning price for the diesel type SUV goes about $40,990, while for the gas version, it could be valued around $42,390.