The Jaguar I-Pace Concept is named as the Most Significant Concept Vehicle of 2017 at the 16th North American Concept Vehicle Awards.
Jaguar's all-electric performance SUV also won the Production Preview Concept of the Year category.
The North American Concept Vehicle Awards is held to recognise those vehicles most likely to shape the future of the automobile industry. A total of 24 vehicles participated which were introduced to North America during the auto shows in Los Angeles, Detroit, Chicago, Toronto and New York.
The I-Pace Concept was praised for its beautiful and futuristic design. Judge Ashly Knapp described the electric SUV as a 'landmark in automotive technology'. Juror Lauren Fix said, "Jaguar has completely improved the brand in so many ways, and the I-Pace Concept presents the new direction."
The I-Pace Concept electric SUV takes full advantage of the packaging freedom offered by electrification. It previews Jaguar's first electric vehicle which will hit the roads in 2018.
Jaguar Director of Design, Ian Callum said, 'We're very proud of it, and we're delighted that the North American jurors have recognised us for succeeding in our mission by awarding the I-PACE Concept the 2017 Concept Car of the Year."
The Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV combines the stunning visual appearance and the advanced electric powertrain. The first electric vehicle from the British automaker has captured the attention of the global automobile industry.