Like everything Jaguar have done in the last few years, again it seems they’re on a winner with the first small SUV ever from the revered British brand – the E-Pace.
Jaguar’s first SUV, the bigger F-Pace, released only a couple of years ago, has been critically acclaimed globally for not only its handsome looks, but handling prowess and dynamic engines.
And it’s that recipe that’s been followed for the E-Pace.
It’s not like they had to start from scratch. The donor car, the one that shares the same chassis and drivetrains, is already about the most competent of the small, premium SUV’s on the market.
From Jaguar’s sister brand, Range Rover, the Evoque is an excellent car, and in Jaguar clothes, may even have more appeal.
While the Evoque looks small, the E-Pace, designed by the legendary Ian Callum, somehow seems bigger.
It adopts a more rounded look with an unmistakable Jaguar face, and that swept back cabin makes it look like it’s going fast even when it’s stopped.
The interior is a work of art – particularly in the top of the line HSE R-Dynamic form. Surprisingly spacious, and supremely