$ 1.5 billion to develop a 7-seater crossover: the first information about the new Jaguar J-Pace appeared
$ 1.5 billion to develop a 7-seater crossover: the first information about the new Jaguar J-Pace appeared
Anonim

Jaguar has recently undergone major personnel changes. After them, the new head of the British concern announced that a new 7-seater J-Pace crossover will soon appear in the brand's model range, which will become a direct competitor to the Tesla Model X and an environmentally friendly alternative to the Porsche Cayenne.

Jaguar F-Pace

Officially, nothing is reported about the British novelty. According to rumors, it will be based on the MLA platform, on the basis of which the next generation Range Rover and Jaguar XJ are created. This "trolley" supports various vehicle configurations: with gasoline and diesel engines, hybrid installations. But the Jaguar J-Pace will be powered exclusively by electric motors.

Image
Image

For the creation of the British novelty, the manufacturer has allocated about $ 1.5 billion. However, not all of this amount will go towards the development of the J-Pace. This money has generally been invested in the creation of new Jaguar electric cars and in the modernization of the plant where they will be assembled. But it is the J-Pace, along with the already released I-Pace, will become one of the first cars in the series of electric models of the British brand.

Image
Image

It is expected that the 7-seater novelty will receive a battery pack providing a range of 482 kilometers. The MLA platform supports the installation of 4WD and batteries with a capacity of up to 100 kWh. It is reported that the upcoming Jaguar J-Pace is likely to receive a set of smaller batteries. This will allow the manufacturer to make the new electric crossover more affordable.

Image
Image

Most likely, outwardly J-Pace will be designed in the style of the latest models of the British brand. In particular, the front end of the body for the novelty will be borrowed from the current I-Pace. But in profile, the 7-seater electric crossover will resemble the larger F-Pace. Officially, the date of the presentation of the British novelty has not been disclosed. Also, the manufacturer does not even name the approximate technical characteristics of the model.

Image
Image

Let's remind that Jaguar I-Pace is delivered to the Russian market in piece copies. The car is equipped with two electric motors located on the front and rear axles. Their combined output reaches 400 hp. The car comes with a 90-kilowatt battery that provides a range of 480 kilometers. Prices for a British electric crossover in Russia start at 5.946 million rubles.

Popular by topic