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New checkered flag limited edition model joins 2020 model year Jaguar E-Pace lineup

; Date: September 19, 2019

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  • Jaguar brand introduces E-PACE Checkered Flag Limited Edition model with unique design enhancements and upgraded standard features list
  • Jaguar E-PACE delivers the agility, precision and performance expected of a Jaguar SUV
  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ featured as standard across the lineup [1]
  • The 2020 model year E-PACE model lineup starts from $39,950, with the Checkered Flag Edition model starting at $46,400. For more information, visit www.jaguarusa.com [2]

(MAHWAH, N.J.) – September 19, 2019 – Today,Jaguar confirms the new E-PACE Checkered Flag Limited Edition model will be available in North America for the 2020 model year. Featuring premium design touches and an expanded list of standard features, the E-PACE Checkered Flag Limited Edition builds on the agility, precision and performance customers expect from the brand’s compact performance SUV.

CHECKERED FLAG LIMITED EDITION

Following introductions of Checkered Flag Limited Edition models within the 2020 Jaguar F-TYPE sportscar and the 2020 Jaguar F-PACE performance SUV model lineups, the all-new limited edition derivative will be offered on the 2020 Jaguar E-PACE.

Distinctive exterior features of the E-PACE Checkered Flag Limited Edition include R-Dynamic body-colored front and rear bumpers, twin tailpipes and LED headlamps with signature J-blade daytime running lights, in addition to a Black Exterior Pack. ‘Checkered Flag’ exterior side badging and 19-inch Satin Dark Grey wheels immediately draw the eye while a powered tailgate and keyless entry add further convenience.

The E-PACE Checkered Flag Limited Edition is available in three colors – Photon Red, exclusive to this model, alongside Corris Grey and Yulong White.

Special appointments continue inside with prominent ‘Checkered Flag’ branded treadplates and an Ebony Grained Leather interior with red stitching, reinforcing the vehicle’s premium feel.

The limited edition model comes with a comprehensive list of standard features including 10-way heated front seats, a fixed panoramic roof and a 12.3-inch TFT Interactive Driver Display, alongside design enhancements such as an R-Dynamic branded Soft Grain Leather Sport steering wheel, black gearshift paddles and an Ebony Morzine headliner.

The E-PACE Checkered Flag Edition features the brand’s 246HP 2.0L turbocharged inline four-cylinder gasoline engine with AWD as standard. [3]

2020 MODEL YEAR E-PACE RANGE

All E-PACE models, including the Checkered Flag Limited Edition are available with Smart Settings, the Jaguar brand’s self-learning driver recognition feature. This system is designed to learn drivers’ habits over time serving up key functionality at the right time. This includes automatically adjusting the seat, climate and infotainment based on individual preferences - the car recognizing each driver by their key fob or smartphone Bluetooth signal as they approach.

The Jaguar E-PACE is available with Adaptive Dynamics, offering improved handling response, body control and ride quality. The system is designed to monitor vehicle movements every two milliseconds and calculate the required damping force every 10 milliseconds, allowing the vehicle to respond instantly to driver inputs and road surface changes, providing greater control and assisting in minimizing body roll.

Connectivity is enhanced with the standardization of Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ (1) across the entire 2020 E-PACE model lineup.

Owners can add to or personalize their E-PACE with a comprehensive range of Jaguar accessories. This includes several popular versatility and practicality features, in addition to new Pet Packs, introduced to ensure pets can travel safely and in comfort.

The 2020 model year Jaguar E-PACE range is available now, priced from $39,950 (2). More information is at www.jaguarusa.com

About Jaguar

Jaguar is a premier manufacturer of luxury sedans, sports cars and SUVs offering unparalleled design with tremendous performance. The company's vision throughout its storied 80 year history has been simple: To produce beautiful, fast cars that are desired around the world. Jaguar strives to provide a world class ownership experience to every owner. Today's Jaguar lineup consists of the Jaguar XE and XF sports sedans, the XJ full-size luxury sedan, the two-seat F-TYPE sports car and a line of performance SUVs, the E-PACE, F-PACE and first-ever Jaguar electric vehicle, the I-PACE. Jaguar designs and engineers exclusively in the United Kingdom. Jaguar is fully engaged with sustainability initiatives and social concerns with continuous involvement in environmental and community programs. For more information, visit the official Jaguar website at www.jaguarusa.com.

About Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover is the UK’s largest automotive manufacturer, built around two iconic British car brands: Land Rover, the world’s leading manufacturer of premium all-wheel-drive vehicles; and Jaguar, one of the world’s premier luxury sports sedan and sports car marques.

At Jaguar Land Rover, we are driven by a desire to deliver class-leading vehicles, which will provide experiences our customers will love, for life. Our products are in demand around the globe. In 2018 Jaguar Land Rover sold 592,708 vehicles in 128 countries.

We support around 260,000 people through our retailer network, suppliers and local businesses. At heart we are a British company, with two major design and engineering sites, three vehicle manufacturing facilities and an engine manufacturing center in the UK. We also have plants in China, Brazil, India, Austria and Slovakia.

Notes to editors

From 2020 all new Jaguar Land Rover vehicles will offer the option of electrification, giving our customers even more choice. We will introduce a portfolio of electrified products across our model range, embracing fully electric, plug-in hybrid and mild hybrid vehicles as well as continuing to offer the latest diesel and gasoline engines.

Information about Jaguar North America products is available to consumers at www.jaguarusa.com. Visit (www.us.media.jaguar.com) www.us.media.jaguar.com for news releases, high-resolution photographs and broadcast quality video footage. Additional media updates are available on Facebook (JaguarUSA) and Twitter (@interactivejag).

Footnotes
1. [1]: Driving while distracted can result in loss of vehicle control. Do not operate, adjust or view the navigation or multimedia systems under conditions that will affect your safety or the safety of others. The Apple CarPlay and Android Auto user interfaces are products of Apple or Google and their terms and privacy statements apply. The interfaces require compatible iPhone or Android smartphone and message and data usage rates apply. Apple CarPlay is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. Android and Android Auto are trademarks of Google Inc.
1. [2]: All prices shown are Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price. Excludes $995 destination/handling charge, tax, title, license, and retailer fees, all due at signing, and optional equipment. Retailer price, terms and vehicle availability may vary. See your local authorized Jaguar Retailer for details.
1. [3]: These features are not a substitute for driving safely with due care and attention and will not function under all circumstances, speeds, weather and road conditions, etc. Driver should not assume that these features will correct errors of judgment in driving. Please consult the owner's manual or your local authorized Jaguar Retailer for more details.

About the Author(s)

David Herron : David Herron is a writer and software engineer focusing on the wise use of technology. He is especially interested in clean energy technologies like solar power, wind power, and electric cars. David worked for nearly 30 years in Silicon Valley on software ranging from electronic mail systems, to video streaming, to the Java programming language, and has published several books on Node.js programming and electric vehicles.
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