Jaguar will now be making the F-Pace in its Pune based plant. Available only in the Prestige trim, the SUV is priced at Rs 60.02 lakh, ex-showroom, pan India. The made in India F-Pace Prestige now costs Rs 16.82 lakh less than the outgoing CKD version.
The F-Pace is powered by a 2.0-litre 4-cyclinder turbocharged diesel engine that churns out 177bhp of power and 430Nm of torque and is mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission with AWD. The SUV features light-weight aluminium body construction and has features such as Jaguar’s All Surface Progress Control, driving modes and torque vectoring. You also get 19-inch alloys as standard.
On the inside you get four-zone climatic control, leather seats, rear view camera, interior mood lighting, 10.2-inch Touch-Pro screen with navigation, a 380W 11-speaker Meridian sound system and rear recliner seats.
“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”, said Rohit Suri, president and managing director, Jaguar Land Rover India.
The F-Pace rivals the Mercedes-Benz GLE, which is priced at Rs 64 lakhs, which is dearer by Rs 4 lakh.