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2019-03-05 08:28

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 • Jaguar I-PACE wins European Car of the Year 2019 award 

 • All-electric performance SUV beat six other finalists 

 • European sales to date represent 75% of total global I-Pace volume

The all-electric Jaguar I-Pace, now available in South Africa, 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. 

Prof. Dr. Ralf Speth, CEO 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 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 8000 customer deliveries to date – 75% of them in Europe.

Jaguar’s electric performance SUV triumphed over six other finalists – the Alpine A110, Citroën C5 Aircross, Ford Focus, Kia Ceed, Mercedes-Benz A-Class and Peugeot 508 – and was the only vehicle on the shortlist to boast zero emissions

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