More than 150 prototypes of Jaguar E-Pace were built during a grueling 25-month test program which took place across four continents.
The tests were performed at Nürburgring circuit and high-speed Nardò test track to the deserts of the Middle East.
Also, the car tested in -40 °C temperature of the Arctic Circle and the high altitudes and rivers of China’s most remote provinces.
“Our team of world-class engineers and dynamics specialists have meticulously tuned and developed a true Jaguar. Months of intense testing on roads and tracks around the world have delivered a compact performance SUV that is true to Jaguar’s performance DNA.” – Graham Wilkins, Chief Product Engineer, Jaguar E-PACE
Facts and figures from E-PACE’s test program:
- Coldest temperature: -40°C
- Hottest temperature: +48°C
- More than 400 laps of the Nürburgring
- 5,000 feet above sea level during altitude testing
- In excess of 120,000 hours of testing in total involving more than 500 engineers
Jaguar’s new compact performance SUV will face its final test in a world premiere that will be aired on Facebook and YouTube on Thursday, July 13, 2017.
Cover Image Attribute: Jaguar E-Pace Testing Jeplog / Source: Jaguar Newsroom
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