Locally made Jaguar F-Pace launched at INR 60.02 lakhs
Dhruv Saxena, Mechanical engineer trying to find his place in the world of automobile journalism.
Jaguar Land Rover India has commenced local assembly of the Jaguar F-Pace. The locally manufactured F-Pace, available in Prestige trim with a 2.0 L Ingenium diesel engine, is priced at INR 60.02 lakhs (ex-showroom India).
Rohit Suri, Managing Director & President, Jaguar Land Rover India Ltd (JLRIL), said:
Since its launch in October last year, Jaguar F-PACE has captured hearts and minds of Jaguar fans as well as its distinguished & discerning customers spread across India. The launch of the locally manufactured F-PACE signifies another milestone in our continued commitment and efforts towards ‘Make in India’ policy of the Government of India.
When launched last year in October, the Jaguar F-Pace 2.0 Prestige carried a sticker price of INR 74.50 lakhs. The decision to manufacture it locally has brought the price down by around INR 15 lakhs. The F-Pace was launched with two engine options – 2.0 L diesel and 3.0 L diesel – in Pure, Prestige, and R-Sport trims. However, the company’s official website lists only the Jaguar F-Pace 2.0 Prestige.
Jaguar’s 2.0 L 4-cylinder Ingenium diesel powers the F-Pace. It has a maximum power output of 132 kW and a peak torque of 430 Nm. Official figures claim a top speed of 208 km/h and a 0-100 km/h time of 8.7 seconds.
The F-Pace’s extensive features list includes adaptive LED headlights, Activity Key, Wi-Fi Hotspot & Pro Services and a 10.2-inch touchscreen. It also gets rear recline seats, four-zone climate control, a 380 W Meridian sound system and configurable interior mood lighting (with ten colours).