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2015-01-12 14:31

COMING SOON: Jaguar has announced a new model for 2016. The F-Pace will be the production version of the C-X17 concept car. Image: Jaguar

  Jaguar announces F-Pace for 2016
  Production version of C-X17 concept
  Five-seater, performance crossover
  All-weather, all-surface, AWD

LONDON, England - Jaguar has announced it will introduce an all-new model to reach showrooms in 2016. It's call the Jaguar F-Pace.

Jaguar's director of design Ian Callum said: “We received such an overwhelmingly positive response to the C-X17 concept car in 2014 that we just had to make it a reality.

“The Jaguar F-Pace, inspired by the F-Type, represents a perfectly judged balance of performance, style and practicality. It offers a unique combination of Jaguar sports car-inspired exterior design fused beautifully with a thoroughly practical and spacious luxury interior. The F-PACE is our family sports car."

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The company adds that the F-Pace couples class-leading interior space and exceptional on-road dynamics with five-seat usability to produce a true performance crossover. "It will encapsulate everything that Jaguar stands for: beautiful design, precise handling, supple ride, luxurious interior and cutting-edge technology."

Speaking at the 2015 Detroit auto show, Jaguar Land Rover global sales director Andy Goss said: “In 2015 we will celebrate Jaguar’s 80th year. We have started it by announcing our first performance crossover which we consider to be the ultimate practical sports car - a car that builds on the marque’s founding ideals of 'Grace, Pace and Space' to become one of the most innovative Jaguars yet.

"The F-Pace has now begun engineering and development testing ahead of the new model going on sale in 2016.”

Jaguar says the car will be assembled in Solihull, England, and more details about the car will be revealed later during the year.
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