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Good looking renderings. Probably not in my budget though.

2018 is a little aggressive since they don't have a prototype battery yet.
 

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It looks really nice, it looks more sports car than SUV to me. It's funny that some of the promos can't decide either. The i-Pace a five-seater and at 184" is between the Bolt (164") and Model X (198") in size.

According to insideevs.com, it is to be built by Magna and design is " ~99% locked already, and it will be pencil’s down completely in a couple months".

Unfortunately like the rest of the Euro EV CUVs coming out it will probably be in the $90-100k range.
 

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Hopefully it will cost a lot less than the Model X. $60K+ maybe, speculating?

Memo to GM, sexy and all-electric can go together! Meanwhile, Bolt is often described as "dorky". Hopefully this upcoming Buick blue line can come up with an electric car you'd actually love to be seen in, similar to this Jaguar.
 

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By 2018???? That's aggressive.
 

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Definitely you mean the Model X, which is the $125K SUV. I'm not very good at imagining what a car will actually look like in person from renderings, but this Jaguar strikes me as something like the Lexus RX. That's not a bad thing but overall I think the Tesla looks better, mostly because the nose is more distinctive.

The thing is, if you're aiming to take on the Model X, I have no idea why people buy that thing in the first place. The Model S has just about the same amount of room, doesn't look all that different, and, while its door handles may fall off, at least the doors aren't completely problematic.

No doubt Jaguar can run circles around Tesla on the interior, partly because Jaguar has been doing a great job in that area and partly because this is one area where Tesla has done a not so great job. But at these price levels you'd expect that. Not in the market for either of these cars but, if I were, I think I'd look first at the Model S.

I'm also wondering about having a 90 kWh battery pack and bragging you can go "more than 200 miles". Yikes! Not sure what is up with that. You'd hope it would be 300 miles. Could be the gearing for the insanely fast 0-60 time.
 

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@Steverino, I think you meant to compare it to the Model 3, not the Model X.
Well, it's got more hauling space like the X, but is more sedan like the E. But either way, it's a looker.
 
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