Jaguar I-PACE all electric SUV scores five star Euro NCAP safety ratings

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 07 December 2018, 11:40 AM
Jaguar I-PACE scores five star safety ratings (Jaguar website)
Jaguar I-PACE scores five star safety ratings (Jaguar website)

Euro NCAP (New Car Assessment Programme) released its latest crash test results for Jaguar all electric I-Pace and the SUV received five-star ratings. The Jaguar I-Pace scored 91 per cent for adult occupant protection, 81 per cent for child occupant protection, and 81 per cent for safety assist features. I-Pace becomes Jaguar’s 10th consecutive car to achieve five-star Euro NCAP ratings. The SUV received maximum points for side barrier impact and severe side pole test.

On receiving five-star ratings, Simon Black, Senior Project Leader, Body Engineering Jaguar Land Rover said, "The Jaguar I-PACE has already received awards for its design, performance and handling. This latest award from Euro NCAP confirms the I-PACE's exceptional safety standards’’.

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‘’The SUV has been expertly engineered with a lightweight aluminium body structure and integrated battery pack to provide outstanding crash protection for occupants. Safety is our biggest priority and it is fantastic to see the Euro NCAP results reflect this’’.

On safety front, Jaguar I-Pace has deployable bonnet and autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian, cyclist detection, adaptive cruise control with steering assist, blind spot assist, and 360-degree parking aid. The car also has an Audible Vehicle Alert System (AVAS) which helps the driver and warns when a vehicle is approaching.

This is not Jaguar’s first PACE series car to have received Euro NCAP five-star ratings. Earlier, F-PACE and E-PACE have also achieved five-star ratings.

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Jaguar’s first all-electric car I-PACE can achieve 0-100 kmph in just 4.8 seconds and the SUV can provide a run of 470 km in one full charge.

First Published: Friday, December 07, 2018 11:39 AM
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