Charl Bosch
Online Motoring Reporter
6 minute read
26 Aug 2021
10:57 am

Jaguar E-Pace eager to leap rather than pussyfoot

Charl Bosch

Purist criticism has not deterred the E-Pace from joining the F-Pace in accounting for the bulk of Jaguar's sales.

Despite being the entry-level model, the D200 came in top-spec HSE R-Dynamic trim.

As much as the arrival of the Jaguar E-Pace came as an unwanted shock to staunch traditionalists still fuming at the F-Pace, it was an occurrence bound to happen. SUV want means SUV get Though thoroughly overused, the status quo remains; SUVs are what buyers want regardless of a brand’s heritage or reputation. It is a trend no manufacturer, regardless of their heritage, can look past. And while purists continue to view both models as the ultimate insults to a marque once known for shouting Rule Britannia in a typically understated way with lots of leather and wood, their arguments...