Another chapter in Nigeria’s luxury automotive segment was opened last Wednesday with the unveiling of the JLR’s F-Pace to car freaks. The all new SUV which has received remarkable design tweaks, upgraded interior, new infotainment and standard safety features is set to tackle segment rivals.
The new Jaguar F-Pace is not radically different from the car it replaces, but a new bonnet, remodeled bumpers and updated all-LED headlights help keep it looking fresh.
Coscharis group’s general manager in charge of marketing and corporate communications, Coscharis Group in person of Abiona Babarinde said during his opening remarks that his as the exclusive representative of the Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) brand in Nigeria over the years, that the franchisee is committed to satisfying the apetite of luxury car lovers.
Abiona noted that, Coscharis is delighted to once again introduce the all-new Jaguar F-Pace into the Nigeria market at this point in time. The luxury performance SUV he noted brings together award-winning design, Jaguar performance and intuitive technologies to make every journey feel extraordinary.
‘’Riding on the acceptance of the SUV variant of the Jaguar brand by Nigerians gives us lots of confidence that this new Jaguar F Pace will equally do well like the previous models.More importantly for Jaguar enthusiasts’’. The general manager stated.
Beyond the unique aftersales deliverables that comes with its sales offerings, Coscharis has also introduced series of vehicle finance schemes in partnership with reputable finance institutions including its sister firm called Coscharis Mobility to ease the purchase of this luxury item without much of financial stress.
This scheme guarantees ownership with as low as 10 percent to 30 percent down payment of the principal amount of the vehicle and you are god to go with your dream vehicle”,
Also highlighting the unique selling propositions of the new luxury on wheels, Ufuoma Umukoro, deputy general manager in charge of sales for the JLR brand disclosed that the new F-PACE which comes in two modes S and R-Dynamic, delivers a tranquil sanctuary for you and your passengers. Premium materials, new colourways and improved seat comfort are found throughout the all-new interior’’
Jaguar’s revamped F-PACE features an 8 speed automatic transmission with an improved torque and acceleration. CO2 emissions are reduced to 170g/km with fuel economy now down to 7.3/100km.
The transmission and dynamics systems have also benefitted from incremental tweaks, even as owners can choose between full dynamic performance and maximizing fuel economy.
JaguarDrive control performs gearshifts more quickly in dynamic mode and earlier up-shifts in eco mode, while the rain, mud mode switches to more gentle progress in low grip conditions.
At the same time, F-PACE is now more comfortable and enjoyable to drive at a relaxed pace, without compromising its high-speed dynamics, further underlining the new model’s duality of purpose.
He stated further that “for hassle-free repairs and replacements, customers can enjoy the reassurance of our standard five-year manufacturer’s warranty and five-year complimentary service, which is a first in the luxury segment”.
The reveal event was rounded up with a facility tour for the motoring journalists of the JLR workshop where the aftersales team delivers the ‘peace of mind’ for customers in maintaining their favorite luxury automobile.
Further upgrades and driving performance
The steering system is enhanced with a new electronic power-assistance system delivering greater immediacy, providing a heightened connection between the vehicle and driver. Jaguar All-Wheel Drive with Intelligent Driveline Dynamics is a predictive all-wheel drive system. While others become active only after the car loses traction, our system pre-emptively shifts torque to the front wheels to maintain control and composure before grip is lost.
Exterior design: The seamless bonnet, deeper grille, new double ‘J’ blade signature headlights and wider vents all add to Jaguar F‑PACE’s dynamic stance and on-road presence. The new integrated exhaust finishers compliment the redesigned rear bumper, further highlighting the purposeful stance.
Interior peace,quiet comfort: With active road noise cancellation, thanks to the innovative technology from audio experts Meridian Audio; reduced levels of vibration, F‑PACE’s newly redesigned interior features Luxtec or leather‑wrapped surfaces offers an improved ride comfort.
Wireless charging: Optional wireless device charging with phone signal booster lets you charge compatible smartphones without the need for wires or a charging dock. While in the car, your phone will use the vehicle’s antenna for improved signal and clearer calls.
Driver assistance: Jaguar F-Pace has been built with driver assistance features that help make getting around town and parking easier, and driving on motorways more enjoyable. These technologies enhance your drive by helping to take the stress out of it.
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