Power ranger: Jaguar's I-Pace packs a punch

Driving the Jaguar I-Pace at Sepang showed what electric cars are capable of.
Driving the Jaguar I-Pace at Sepang showed what electric cars are capable of.PHOTO: WONG KAI YI
Driving the Jaguar I-Pace at Sepang showed what electric cars are capable of.
Driving the Jaguar I-Pace at Sepang showed what electric cars are capable of.PHOTO: WONG KAI YI
Driving the Jaguar I-Pace at Sepang showed what electric cars are capable of.
Driving the Jaguar I-Pace at Sepang showed what electric cars are capable of.PHOTO: WONG KAI YI

The Jaguar I-Pace packs a punch with twin motors that deliver a combined 400hp and 700Nm of torque, with head-snapping acceleration to 100kmh in under five seconds

It is six in the morning and my first work trip as an automotive journalist is off to a banging start with my taxi getting into an accident.

That would not have happened if I were in the Jaguar I-Pace, whose safety guardians will come in handy on our journey up north today.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 30, 2019, with the headline 'Power ranger'. Print Edition | Subscribe