Currently reading: Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV mule spotted testing again
Test car looks like a shortened F-Pace but is evaluating electric components for Jaguar's production version of the I-Pace.
Sam Sheehan
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18 November 2016

Jaguar I-Pace development mule has been caught testing just days after the concept's official reveal at the LA motor show. 

The Jaguar I-Pace has been revealed, read up fully on the car here

These new pictures still show what appears to be a shortened F-Pace exterior, identical to one that was spotted at the end of July, running an electric drivetrain. Our spy photographer said the car had no engine noise as it drove past, supporting the suspicion that this is an I-Pace prototype.

Further support for the theory came with an earlier mule, which Autocar discovered was listed on insurance database records as a 'Jaguar X590'. This is the codename given to the car maker's all-electric platform.

The I-Pace has two electric motors, producing the equivalent of 197bhp, meaning the I-Pace Concept has 395bhp and 516lb ft on tap. Jaguar’s claimed 0-60mph time for the car is 4.0sec. An NEDC range of around 310 miles has been claimed for the car's 90kWh battery pack, and a 50kW direct current (DC) charging point can replenish the battery to 80% in 90 minutes and to 100% in just over two hours.

We expect the I-Pace to be priced at around £60,000 when it goes on sale; a £25,000 premium over the entry-level, 2.0-litre engined F-Pace. 

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Jaguar Land Rover's parent firm Tata has previously pioneered the technology and insiders say the company has made significant progress in overcoming the problem of the additional unsprung weight of in-wheel motors.

If predictions for this electric model are correct, Jaguar could offer three SUVs before the end of the decade – the F-Pace, the I-Pace and the electric SUV – with a fourth, the J-Pace, likely to join them in 2020.

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Ski Kid 19 November 2016

great for a local commute

But not for going on holiday or long journey,imagine you get to your weekend destination and there is a three day long queue for a recharge unless there are thousands of recharge points available.Our local Asda has one and never ever seen it used.
Cobnapint 18 November 2016

Electric cars are definitely the future

Because batteries use wholly environmentally friendly materials to produce. Electricity is also free and the production of it uses no fossil fuels whatsoever. There's also the added benefit of not having to put your central heating on - just warm your house from the heat sink on your electric meter when you plug the car in. And there's absolutely no range anxiety whatsoever with EVs - just turn up the radio, stick the heated seats on and set off on that holiday you always wanted without a care in the world. Mmmmm, good stuff this crystal meth.
Ski Kid 18 November 2016

This is likely to be E Pace not i PaCE

tHINK THIS IS THE e PACE BASED ON eVOQUE AS the i Pace is a new body specific to eletric ie battery storage and reduced fronal area as no engine.