After a full restoration process, the old mechanical parts are ditched in favor of all-electric powertrains and tech like Wi-Fi .
Jade Paveley drove the Jaguar F-Type Convertible rally car in a demonstrative run at the 2019 Wales Rally GB.
The Panasonic Jaguar Racing I-Type 4 includes a better powertrain and a lower center of gravity.
The next-generation Jaguar XJ is expected to feature a 90.2 kWh battery pack and should launch sometime next year.
From beginning to end, the process takes about four years.
JLR, whose output accounts for a third of total British car production, will idle three of its car-assembling factories as well as its UK engine facility.
Jag has gained lots of useful info from its eTrophy I-Pace racers, and the main issue that has to be dealt with is battery management.
JLR’s upgraded facility runs solely on solar energy and renewable energy sources and employs 13,000 people.
With a V8 under the hood, Jag’s XE SV Project 8 is part of a dying breed.
The F-Type’s replacement could be a mid-engined sports car with an electrified powertrain and looks inspired by the striking concept.
Jag will build next-generation models of the XJ, XE and XF, in all likelihood with electrified powertrains, and won’t become an SUV-only brand.
For the 2020MY, the E-Pace also gets Apple CarPlay and Android Auto across the range as standard.