In 10 years Jaguar will only produce electric carsOctober 12, 2018
JLR management is considering the possibility of abandoning machines with internal combustion engines
The leadership of Jaguar Land Rover intends in the coming decade to transform the Jaguar into a manufacturer of electric vehicles only. The range of models from an internal combustion engine will gradually decline over the next five to seven years. And the first car of the new family will be the electric successor to the flagship XJ.
According to the publication Autocar, Jaguar XJ with an electric power plant will appear in the next two years. The model will become a competitor to the Porsche Taycan, Tesla Model S, and the Mercedes-Benz S-Class and Bentley Flying Spur. The new XJ largely rethink the ideology of the model, leading its history since 1967. In particular, will receive a completely new interior.
The life cycle of the XE and XF models will end in 2023. They can be replaced by an electric crossover that is slightly larger than an Audi e-tron. The next generation I-Pace will debut in 2025. At the same time, the green E-Pace and F-Pace will enter the market. Almost completely electric Jaguar should become by 2026. By this time, the only car with ICE in the lineup of the British brand will be the flagship crossover J-Pace.
The first electric Jaguar, the I-Pace crossover, debuted in the spring at the Geneva Motor Show. SUV is equipped with two 200-horsepower electric motors and a block of lithium-ion batteries with a capacity of 90 kilowatt-hours. From a spot to a hundred, I-Pace accelerates in 4.8 seconds. The maximum speed of the electric crossover is 200 kilometers per hour.