First Drive: Jaguar E-Pace

Crossovers are currently where all the cash sits. Car buyers want them, and automakers keep cranking them out. That’s how we wind up with a vehicle like the all-new Jaguar E-Pace.
It’s the baby of the Jaguar crossover bunch, but that doesn’t mean it’s simply an entry-level cash grab. Okay, it’s sort of that… but it’s actually pretty good as well.
We trekked to Corsica to sample the new smaller Jag not-a-wagon, and we were more than pleasantly surprised. Under the hood is a healthy Ingenium four-cylinder engine that cranks out 300 horsepower when you get the P300 model.
On-road and even off-road, there’s clearly some Jaguar and Land Rover DNA to be found. While we’d prefer an XE wagon, we’re not getting a lame duck with the E-Pace.
This one might surprise you… it certainly did that for us.
[DisclaimerJaguar put us on a plane to Corsica and then put us up in two amazing hotels. There was food and drink as well. Somehow, they also made the weather act all “British-y”.]

By |2018-02-16T06:30:21+00:00February 16th, 2018|Featured, First Impressions, Hoonivercinema, Jaguar Reviews, Reviews|5 Comments

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