EUROPEAN CAR OF THE YEAR 2019
The European Car of the Year jury comprises of 60 motoring journalists from 23 countries, and considers the following qualities in each nomination:
- technical innovation
- value for money
Clearly, nothing else on the road looks or drives like the I-PACE. It’s engineered to take full advantage of its electric powertrain and bespoke aluminium architecture, offering sports car performance and SUV practicality.
Prof. Dr. Ralf Speth, Chief Executive Officer, Jaguar Land Rover, said: “For our first electric vehicle to also be the first Jaguar to win European Car of the Year gives us a huge sense of pride.
“I-PACE was designed and engineered in the UK from a clean sheet of paper. It is the most technologically advanced battery electric vehicle. It’s a true game-changer. Winning European Car of the Year is an honour and a real recognition of what our world-class team has delivered.”
Designed and developed in the UK, the Jaguar I-PACE has had profound sales success globally, with more than 8,000 deliveries to date – 75 per cent of them in Europe*.
Charging is made easy for drivers using the Jaguar public charging service, accessed via a dedicated app or using an RFID key. With tailor-made charging packages and tariffs compiled into a simple monthly bill, it gives I-PACE drivers access to more than 85,000 charging points throughout Europe.
The I-PACE has received 55 awards worldwide since it was revealed a year ago, including German, Norwegian and UK Car of the Year, BBC TopGear magazine EV of the Year, China Green Car of the Year, and Autobest’s ECOBEST award.
Jaguar I-PACE is available to order now at Jaguar Retailers.
*Figures correct up to 31 January 2019