This story starts with known fact that crossovers have increased in share of the market pie. For that reason, the British manufacturer in 2016 launched new Jaguar F-Pace model. It belongs in the segment of mid-size luxury crossover. According to sale results, there were 45,965 of sold units in 2016, it becomes a best-selling model from whole Jaguar lineup. This gives extra wind in the wings of the manufacturer to proceed with further development of the model. Namely, the 2018 Jaguar F-Pace gets some updates in order to become more competitive on the world market. What’s new about 2018 F-Pace?
First of all, the power range will be extended for one more engine. In the question is new gasoline four-cylinder engine. Other changes come in the cabin, especially in technology list. Consider new infotainment system which is actually updated with new apps. Finally, the manufacturer dedicates special attention to safety of passengers. In this purpose, engineers will install some new safety systems.
2018 Jaguar F-Pace Exterior
Exterior design is actually amazing. From one side it is sleek and sportier, while it also keeps some traditional Jaguar details. So, we can very fast conclude which brand is the question. The 2018 Jaguar F-Pace doesn’t bring updates because it has latest design language. Look at the new 22 inches alloy wheels, panoramic sunroof and adaptive LED headlights. Ian Callum who is chief of design gives F-Pace beautiful appearance. In addition, 80% percent of body structure consists of aluminum. In combination with magnesium, it enables extra savings in weight. The base of the whole body is Land Rover’s IQ-Al (D7a) modular platform. It is very flexible. Mechanical components are borrowed from F-Type so new F-Pace will be more movable from competition.
2018 Jaguar F-Pace Interior
Interior has undergone some modest changes. In the first line, you can expect refreshment of the infotainment system. Namely, InControl Touch comes in two sizes. The standard option is 10.2-inch touchscreen while optionally comes with the 12.3-inch system. In addition, you can get Meridian premium audio system, new apps and gauges. The 2018 Jaguar F-Pace also provides more comfort with seats which have leather upholstery. That’s not all because engineers also improved safety features. Some new ones are Adaptive Dynamics driving model selector and All Surface Progress Control. Rest of interior design will stay unchanged.
2018 Jaguar F-Pace Specs
The specification includes two proven engines and adds a new one. The word is about 2.0-liter gas turbo four-cylinder engine from Ingenium family. It produces 247 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. The 2018 Jaguar F-Pace offers also 2.0-liter turbodiesel I-4 with 180 horsepower. If you need more power your choice will definitely be a 3.0-liter V-6 engine with 340 horsepower. We still don’t have an estimation of fuel consumption for a new engine. The characteristics related to towing capacity are best in V6. It is 5,290 pounds.