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New on the Tarmac: Meet the updated Jaguar I-PACE

Since its debut the I-PACE has won more than 80 global awards, including 2019 World Car of the Year, World Car Design of the Year, World Green Car and AutoTrader 2020 South African Car of the Year.

An updated Jaguar I-PACE offering a new infotainment system, improved driver assistance technologies and quicker charging capabilities is now available in South Africa.

Highlights of the updated I-PACE include:

New Pivi Pro infotainment system, which features a 12.3-inch high-definition virtual instrument cluster, together with 10-inch and 5-inch upper and lower touchscreens. Inspired by smartphone technology, Pivi Pro is easy to use and features a powerful processor, to ensure navigation initialisation is almost instantaneous. The redesigned navigation system reduces the number of steps required to set a destination by half.  It also allows users to pan and zoom in and out of the map with a pinch of the fingers, just as one would with a smartphone. 

Wireless Device Charging Pad.  The I-PACE is now also available with an optional wireless device charging pad beneath the ‘floating’ centre console. Wireless charging also includes signal boosting, ensuring the phone’s signal remains stronger for longer. A Smartphone Pack with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto is standard on all derivatives, as is a dual modem embedded SIM and Bluetooth technology which can pair two phones simultaneously.

Cabin Air Ionisation. Designed to remove allergens, cabin air ionisation features a filtration system which captures ultrafine particles to improve occupant health and wellbeing. One important benefit to the new filtration system is that, when charging, customers can use the I-PACE’s pre-conditioning system (which optimises battery temperature) to also purge the cabin of allergens and ultrafine particles before beginning a journey.

New 3D Surround Camera. Visibility had been significantly enhanced in the updated I-PACE thanks to a new 3D Surround Camera that provides a 360-degree digital plan view of the surrounding area and potential hazards. 

Meridian 3D Surround Sound System.  Customers can now benefit from the option of an enhanced Meridian 3D Surround Sound System with TrifieldTM technology. The system features two additional speakers in the cabin headliner, meaning the 16 speaker and one subwoofer arrangement delivers an exceptional experience for all occupants. 

ClearSight. The ClearSight rear view mirror further improves vision and convenience by ensuring the driver always has an unobstructed view of the road behind, even with three people in the rear seat. ClearSight uses a wide-angle, rear-facing camera linked to a high-resolution screen within the frameless glass mirror. 

Vehicle charging: The updated JaguarI-PACE now comes with an 11kW on-board charger as standard, enabling customers with access to three-phase electricity supplies to enjoy significantly faster charging. When connected to an 11kW wall box 53km* of range (WLTP) per hour can be achieved, while a full charge from empty now takes only 8.6 hours – ideal for overnight charging at home. 

South African customers with access to single-phase supply can continue using 7kW wall boxes which charge up to 35km per hour, with a full charge taking 12.75 hours.  When charging ‘on the go’, a 60kW charger will add up to 76km in 15 minutes, while a 100kW charger will add up to 127km over the same period. 

All new or Approved Pre-Owned Jaguar customers in South Africa also receive complimentary driver training at the state-of-the-art Experience Johannesburg facility in Lonehill, Johannesburg. 

With a range of up to 470km (WLTP) from its 90kWh battery, customers with an average daily commute would only need to charge their I-PACE once a week**. 


I-PACE EV400 S:       R1,942,600

I-PACE EV400 SE:     R2,005,100

I-PACE EV400 HSE:  R2,112,300

*  Range added per one-hour/15-minute period is WLTP range

** Based on data captured by Jaguar’s Go I-PACE app in the UK. 



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