By Moses Ebosele, firstname.lastname@example.org —
Photo Caption: R-L: Jaguar Land Rover General Manager (Sales, Coscharis Motors), Ufuoma Umukoro, Group General Manager, Marketing & Corporate Communications, Coscharis Group, Abiona Babarinde, Jaguar Land Rover Aftersales Manager, Coscharis Motors, Afuape Mobolaji, during the Jaguar F PACE media event in Lagos on Wednesday.
Foremost automobile firm, Coscharis Motors on Wednesday in Lagos State unveiled the all-new Jaguar F- Pace Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) for the Nigerian market.
With dedicated showrooms, parts and after-sales workshops available in all the six geopolitical zones in Nigeria, the company pledged to provide first-class after-sales support for customers.
Fortified with 2-liter engine, the all-new Jaguar F-Pace boasts of 8-speed automatic transmission with 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. “You 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. Rain, mud Mode switches to more gentle progress in low grip conditions“.
According to the auto firm, 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
Showcasing the unique selling propositions of the new Jaguar F-Pace to Journalists, General Manager (Sales) for the Jaguar Land Rover brand, Ufuoma Umukoro said:“The new Jaguar F-PACE which comes in two modes S and R- Dynamic, delivers a tranquil sanctuary for you and your passengers. Premium materials, new colorways and improved seat comfort are found throughout the all-new interior’’.
Speaking in a similar vein, General Manager, Marketing and Corporate Communications, Coscharis Group, Abiona Babarinde said:“We are delighted as the exclusive representative of the Jaguar Land Rover brand in Nigeria over the years to once again introduce the All-New Jaguar F-Pace into the Nigeria market at this point in time.
Babarinde said: “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, Coscharis Motors aside from the unique after-sales deliverables that come with our Sales offerings, this time around has come up with series of vehicle finance schemes in partnership with reputable finance institutions including our sister firm, Coscharis Mobility to ease the purchase of this luxury item without much of financial stress.
“This scheme guarantees ownership with as low as 10% to 30% down payment of the principal amount of the vehicle and you are good to go with your dream vehicle”,
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”.
Jaguar Land Rover Aftersales Manager, Afuape Mobolaji pledged the commitment of the company to provide quality after-sales support for all customers across Nigeria.
Information made available by Coscharis Motors indicates that in terms of 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.
“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 complement the redesigned rear bumper, further highlighting the purposeful stance.
INTERIOR PEACE, QUIET AND COMFORT
“With Active road noise cancellation, thanks to the innovative technology from audio experts Meridian Audio7; reduced levels of vibration, F‑PACE’s newly redesigned interior features Luxtec or leather‑wrapped surfaces offers an improved ride comfort.
“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.
“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”.