Jaguar I-Pace beats Tesla Model X from 0-60-0 in race video

New video shows drag race alongside Tesla SUV as Jaguar's first electric car is revealed in production form

Jaguar's glitzy reveal of the all-new I-Pace EV in production form is under way, but away from the main event the British carmaker has released a new video demonstrating it winning a drag race with a Tesla Model X (below).

The two all-electric SUVs go head-to-head at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez ePrix circuit in Mexico City, ahead of the Formula E race this weekend. Both a 75D and 100D version of the Model X are used in the race, which sees the EVs go from 0-60mph and then brake as hard as they can back to a standstill.

• New 2018 Jaguar I-Pace revealed

The I-Pace is driven by Panasonic Jaguar Racing's Mitch Evans, while the Teslas have former IndyCar champion Tony Kanaan behind the wheel.

The I-Pace's official 0-60mph time is 4.5 seconds, with a 298-mile range on the WLTP cycle. Tesla claims the Model X can do the sprint in 4.9 seconds, with an EPA range rating of 242 miles.

• New Jaguar I-Pace early drive

The I-Pace is on sale now priced from £63,495, including government incentives. The Model X in 75D form costs £76,500, while the 100D is significantly more than that of the I-Pace at £91,230.

Are you impressed with the Jaguar I-Pace’s turn of speed? Check out our ride review here

Recommended

Jaguar I-Pace review
Jaguar I-Pace - front
Jaguar I-Pace

Jaguar I-Pace review

The Jaguar I-Pace SUV is still one of the very best electric cars on sale
5 May 2021
New Jaguar I-Pace Black joins electric car line-up
Jaguar I-Pace Black - front
Jaguar I-Pace

New Jaguar I-Pace Black joins electric car line-up

Special edition electric Jaguar I-Pace Black models receive styling tweaks and equipment boost
19 Apr 2021

Most Popular

Exclusive: banned 71-reg number plates released
Number plates
News

Exclusive: banned 71-reg number plates released

Latest DVLA list of banned UK registrations reveals which 71-plates are too rude for the road
21 Sep 2021
£6k Citroen Ami electric city car gets green light for the UK
Citroen Ami UK - front static
Citroen

£6k Citroen Ami electric city car gets green light for the UK

The Ami is coming to the UK with a price tag of around £6,000, making it one of the cheapest ways to get a new car today
22 Sep 2021
New MG HS plug-in hybrid 2021 review
MG HS PHEV - front
MG HS SUV

New MG HS plug-in hybrid 2021 review

We find out where the new MG HS PHEV fits in the highly competitive plug-in hybrid SUV sector
21 Sep 2021