Jaguar has released a preview clip of its LA motor show bound all-electric SUV ahead of the model's official reveal early tomorrow morning
Jimi Beckwith
14 November 2016

Jaguar's first all-electric model will be revealed tomorrow morning, and a preview clip of the model has been released ahead of its official unveiling at the LA motor show.

The I-Pace has now been revealed, take a look here

Typically little of the car can be seen, aside from the Jaguar badge, an intricate alloy wheel and the front grille, but from the clip it's clear to see the height of the grille, which suggests that the model will be an SUV, like the F-Pace

We also already know that Jaguar's first all-electric model will be an SUV, although the name hasn't yet been finalised. The preview clip also shows the exact time when the covers will come off; 8.30pm PST - 4.30am UK time. 

The model is tipped to have a slightly smaller stature than the F-Pace SUV, with a more rakish roofline akin to the Tesla Model X. It'll get all-wheel drive, and will prove, say sources, that Jaguar can make a serious driver's car with an SUV bodystyle and battery power. We expect a range of around 300 miles when the car reaches roads, but this is not confirmed. 

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Jaguar F-Pace 2.0d R-Sport 2016 road test review

Jaguar takes a typically sporting approach with the F-Pace, but it isn't quite enough to better its sibling, the Land Rover Discovery Sport

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The accompanying text with the clip, which was released on Jaguar's social media channels, gives little else away, and describes tomorrow's reveal as 'exciting news'. 

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14 November 2016
I wonder if Jaguar is the non-German european manufacturer that Elon Musk was in negotiation with about use of the Supercharger network?

14 November 2016
This could be massive news for Jaguar. BMW, Mercedes and Audi have no answer to this yet, the only competition could be Tesla. Get it right and the prizes could be huge!

@Clarkey - I wonder is JLR are planning to work with Tesla on batteries as well. Tesla are said to be thinking of building a battery plant in the Midlands as are Jaguar. Would seem a bit of a co-incidence if true.

SKH

14 November 2016
Didn't JLR, FORD and BMW recently announce that they are working on battery production together? Perhaps I dreamt that!

14 November 2016
Don't think that was announced. Think it was rumoured

SKH

14 November 2016
Do a search. It was heavily rumored, so I'm guessing there is at least a grain of truth about it.

14 November 2016
This is the best thing jaguar could do for a long time. It would actually make me want to buy one - minimum range of 200 miles (ideal 250 +), 8 year battery warranty and its a done deal. Especially if they've negotiated access to Tesla supercharger network. Truly good move on their part and well ahead of the fossil German and Japanese 4x4s. For anyone who hasn't driven an electric car, before you moan, try it. Advances in drive (silent and ultra-responsive) are analagous to advances between VHS and blu-ray.

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Our Verdict

Jaguar F-Pace 2.0d R-Sport 2016 road test review

Jaguar takes a typically sporting approach with the F-Pace, but it isn't quite enough to better its sibling, the Land Rover Discovery Sport

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Driven this week