Improved charging, better features... Jaguar's updated I-Pace now available in SA

2021 Jaguar I-Pace
2021 Jaguar I-Pace

• Jaguar's updated I-Pace is now available in South Africa.

• The all-electric I-Pace has a driving range of up to 470km.

• The I-Pace retails from R1.9 million.

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An updated Jaguar I-Pace offering a new infotainment system, improved driver assistance technologies and quicker charging capabilities is now available in South Africa.

Pivi Pro

A new Pivi Pro infotainment system, which is rolling out across various Jaguar and Land Rover models, features a 12.3-inch high-definition virtual instrument cluster together with 10-inch and 5-inch upper and lower touchscreens and multi-function, haptic rotary controllers. According to Jaguar, the smartphone-inspired Pivi Pro is easy to use. Its processor is supported by a built-in back-up battery, meaning navigation initialisation takes just a few seconds. 

Its flat menu structure makes navigating the system easier than before with frequently used features and functions accessible via the home screen with just a click. The redesigned navigation system reduces the number of steps required to set a destination by half. The navigation uses self-learning algorithms to optimise routing, and voice guidance, says Jaguar, even knows to remain quiet when you're travelling through areas you know. The maps will always be up to date thanks to software-over-the-air (SOTA) functionality. 

Jaguar I-Pace
2021 Jaguar I-Pace


The I-Pace now comes with an 11kW on-board charger as standard, enabling customers with access to three-phase electricity supplies to enjoy significantly faster charging. When connected to an 11kW wall box, 53km* of range (WLTP) per hour can be achieved, while a full charge from empty now takes only 8.6 hours - ideal for overnight charging at home. 

South African customers with access to single-phase supply can continue using 7kW wall boxes which charge up to 35km per hour, with a full charge taking 12.75 hours. When charging 'on the go', a 60kW charger will add up to 76km in 15 minutes, while a 100kW charger will add up to 127km over the same period. 

Jaguar I-Pace
2021 Jaguar I-Pace

360-degree camera

Visibility is significantly enhanced with a new 3D Surround Camera that provides a 360-degree digital plan view of the surrounding area and potential hazards, visible through the central touchscreen.

Inside the cabin, the ClearSight rear-view mirror improves vision and convenience by ensuring the driver always has an unobstructed view of the road behind, even with three people in the rear seat or with the 656-litre luggage compartment loaded up to the roof, according to Jaguar.

Going electric

With a range of up to 470km (WLTP) from its 90kWh battery, customers with an average daily commute would only need to charge their I-Pace once a week**. A range calculation tool on www. makes it easy to see how factors such as vehicle speed, ambient temperature and climate control settings can influence the real-world range you could expect to achieve.

Since its debut, the I-Pace has won more than 80 global awards, including 2019 World Car of the Year, World Car Design of the Year, World Green Car, and AutoTrader 2020 South African Car of the Year.

The I-Pace is offered with an eight-year or 160 000km battery warranty on top of the standard Jaguar Care plan, which offers a 100 000km warranty and servicing within five years, whichever comes first. 

Jaguar I-Pace
2021 Jaguar I-Pace


I-Pace EV400 S:       R1 942 600

I-Pace EV400 SE:     R2 005 100

I-Pace EV400 HSE:  R2 112 300

*Range added per one-hour/15-minute period is WLTP range

**Based on data captured by Jaguar's 'Go I-Pace' app in the UK

Jaguar I-Pace
2021 Jaguar I-Pace
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