Jaguar I-Pace Named 2019 European Car of the Year
All-electric Jaguar I-Pace luxury SUV has won 55 awards globally since its debut last year.
The all-electric Jaguar I-Pace has been voted ‘Car of the Year’ at the European Car of the Year Awards 2019. This is the first time a Jaguar has won the coveted prize.
The European Car of the Year jury comprises 60 motoring journalists from 23 countries, and the award recognizes technical innovation, design, performance, efficiency and value for money.
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 honor and 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 customer deliveries to date – 75% of them in Europe.
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Nothing else on the road looks or drives like the I-Pace. It is engineered to take full advantage of its electric powertrain and bespoke aluminum architecture, offering sports car performance and SUV practicality.
Charging is made easy for customers 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 customers 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 Top Gear magazine EV of the Year, China Green Car of the Year, and Autobest’s ECOBEST Award.