Sport and utility are the key words here.
We love stylish sporting cars, but practicality is important too. There’s hardly a mainstream manufacturer without an SUV model, and now the luxury brands are picking up on their popularity by introducing their own.
Bentley’s new Bentayga is their first shot at the sector, and with an 187 mph top speed it’s quoted as the fastest 4x4 in the world, Maserati have also just launched their first SUV, the Levante, and now Jaguar are all excited by their new F-Pace, and so would you be if you were in their shoes as it is the fastest selling Jag yet!
The F-Pace is built at Jaguar Land Rover’s Solihull Advanced Manufacturing Plant, along with the Land Rover Discovery, Range Rover, Range Rover Sport and Jaguar XE. It uses Jaguar’s aluminium lightweight architecture for both lightness and stiffness, achieving strong performance along with good emissions figures.
Engine options begin with the 2.0 litre 180PS 4-cylinder turbocharged diesel starting from £35,020, moving up to a more powerful 3.0 litre V6 Diesel putting out some 300PS. And there’s a sure driver’s choice, the meaty V6 supercharged petrol version generating a whopping 380PS.
The F-Pace comes with a selection of high-tech equipment too, including something neat called an Activity Key. This is a wristband that allows owners to leave their traditional key inside the car while they are taking part in sporting activities. There’s also a Wi-Fi hotspot in the car and an InControl app, which lets owners remotely preheat the F-Pace, as well as check their fuel status or the location of the car.
The F-Pace is already a winner for Jag. We’ll keep an eye on its progress for you; right now they can’t sell enough of them.
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