Jaguar F-Pace is the winner of 2017 World Car of the Year
Launched in India late last year, the new Jaguar F-Pace SUV has been adjudged as the winner of 2017 World Car of the Year.
At the ongoing 2017 New York International Motor Show, new Jaguar F-Pace has been adjudged as the winner of 2017 World Car of the Year. The two other finalists which the F-Pace had beaten in the final round were Volkswagen Tiguan and Audi Q5 (both SUVs and both from the VW Group).
This was not the only award the F-Pace bagged at the coveted ceremony. The other award which it took back home was the 2017 World Car Design of the Year. This time beating Toyota C-HR and Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet. Below is the detailed list of winners.
2017 World Car Awards
|2017 Car of the Year||Jaguar F-Pace|
|2017 World Car Design||Jaguar F-Pace|
|2017 World Urban Car||BMW i3|
|2017 World Luxury Car||Mercedes-Benz E-Class|
|2017 World Performance Car||Porsche 718 Boxster/Cayman|
|2017 World Green Car||Toyota Prius Prime|
The first ever Jaguar SUV, F-Pace is available in India in four variants namely Pure, Prestige, R-Sport and First Edition. The first two variants are powered by JLR’s new 2.0-litre Ingenium diesel engine which has 180 PS and 480 Nm of torque on store.
The R-Sport and First Edition variants are more upmarket and are powered by a 3.0-litre V6 diesel engine that is capable of dishing out 300 PS and a massive torque of 700 Nm. An 8-speed automatic transmission would be standard across the lineup and the F-Pace also gets all-wheel drive system.
The crossover is based on the iQ aluminium intensive architecture like the XE and new XF. Standard features include InControl touchscreen infotainment system, powered front seats, dual-zone climate control, all surface progress control, cruise control, rear parking sensors, etc.
The fully loaded limited First Edition gets LED headlights, Meridian music system, 20-inch alloy wheels, windsor leather upholstery, panaromic sunroof, etc.