Jaguar Land Rover is considering a new large crossoverApril 3, 2018
The British company Jaguar Land Rover in the future can expand the lineup of Jaguar crossovers with a new model, which is supposedly named J-Pace.
In an interview with the Australian portal Goauto, the head of the local office of Jaguar Land Rover Matthew Wisner commented on the information that appeared earlier that the company could bring to the market a new model that will be located in the line of crossovers on the step above the F-Pace model. According to him, the company is considering such an opportunity, but it is very important that the new model conform to the standards of Jaguar.
According to Wiesner, Jaguar is not going to “step on your fingers” Land Rover and Range Rover, which in the line has large crossovers. Avoid this situation, if the model from Jaguar will differ significantly from them.
For Jaguar, the upcoming electrification is not an empty word. According to Matthew Wisner, the segment of luxury cars is now actively evolving, and a significant increase in the number of electrified models is expected among compact segment representatives. The company also does not refuse the idea of developing a hatchback that would compete with the BMW 1 Series and Audi A3, but its priorities are larger cars.
Given the fact that the Range Rover SVAutobiography is equipped with a five-liter Jaguar compressor eight with a yield of 550 horsepower, the company may have to install an even more powerful engine on the large Jaguar crossover so that the car with the cat on the bonnet meets the expectations of the public. The most powerful serial engine Jaguar is now installed on the sedan XE SV Project 8, and there he develops 600 horsepower. In principle, Jaguar can use it for J-Pace.
If Jaguar decides to create J-Pace, then it will have to compete with large and charged models of Mercedes-AMG, Audi, BMW, Bentley and Lamborghini. More precisely, you will be able to determine competitors only if some detailed information appears on J-Pace