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Cheaper Jaguar XF Sportbrake Coming; XJR575 and XE Project 8 Top $100K

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I-Pace to Race: Jaguar EV to Star in Its Own Racing Series, to Run Alongside Formula E

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Jaguar embraced the nebulous idea of EV racing early on, signing on to Formula E back in 2016. Now the company is further embracing the notion, with the creation of a single-marque racing series for its upcoming I-Pace battery-powered crossover. The I-Pace eTROPHY will be a 10-race support series paired with Formula E.

The 30-minute races are expected to feature as many as 20 cars. To ensure that there are drivers for those cars, Jaguar will roll out what it calls Arrive and Drive packages that make running in the I-Pace eTROPHY essentially a turn-key event. The support package includes everything from help with car prep, logistics support, and consumable parts to hospitality and even driving suits.

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As to the race cars, Jaguar has provided no information about their specs, except to say that they will be based on the production car and will be built by JLR’s Special Vehicle Operations outfit. Look for the brightly colored—but quiet-sounding—EV racers to take to the track starting late next year.

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Jaguar and Land Rover to electrify all new vehicles by 2020

Jaguar E-Type ZeroBritish automaker Jaguar Land Rover says that every vehicle they introduce by the year 2020 will be either hybrid or fully electric. More specifically, the manufacturer stated that each new vehicle will feature an electrified powertrain. The proclamation follows a similar initiative from Volvo, which plans for all new models to be electrified by…
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