The 90kwh battery pack under the I-Pace is made up of 432 lithium-ion pouch cells housed in the floor between the axles. This lowers its centre of gravity to something closer to the F-Type sports coupe and is 130mm lower than the similarly sized F-Pace SUV.

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Jaguar I-Pace: The all-new electric cat is sure to send a shock Tesla’s way


Till now Tesla has enjoyed a free run as the only maker of electric luxury cars but that’s about to change with Jaguar being the first of the mainstream boys to fight back with its luxury SUV I-Pace.


From a business case it makes perfect sense for Jaguar to develop its first electric car as an SUV as these are the two boom categories in the automotive world


In 2017, more than 1.3 million plug-in hybrids were sold which is a 53 per cent increase over the year prior and as of mid 2018, there were 13,000 public charging outlets for electric vehicles in the UK, 95,000 across Europe and 150,000 in China.


When companies talk about starting from a clean slate with a new car, it never really is but with the Jaguar I-Pace, this most certainly is the case because without an engine up front, everything changes in terms of space optimization, interior dimensions, weight transfer and handling. [To be continued...]


 

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