Jaguar F-Pace is the winner of 2017 World Car of the Year

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.

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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

CategoryWinner
2017 Car of the YearJaguar F-Pace
2017 World Car DesignJaguar F-Pace
2017 World Urban CarBMW i3
2017 World Luxury CarMercedes-Benz E-Class
2017 World Performance CarPorsche 718 Boxster/Cayman
2017 World Green CarToyota 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.

Jaguar F-Pace 2015 Frankfurt LIVE

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.