The all-electric Jaguar I-Pace has won the European Car of the Year award for 2019.
The European Car of the Year is decided by a panel of 60 motoring journalists from 23 European countries, who mark entrants for technical innovation, design, performance, efficiency and value for money.
The award follows the I-Pace winning UK Car of the Year last week and reflects the sales success of Jaguar’s first EV. More than 8,000 have been sold since the model was launched around a year ago and 75% of them have gone to European buyers.
Accepting the award, Jaguar CEO Dr Ralf Speth said that the brand’s first electric vehicle also being the first Jaguar to win European Car of the Year provided a huge sense of pride.
“I-Pace was designed and engineered in the UK from a clean sheet of paper – it is the most technologically advanced battery electric vehicle, a true game-changer,” Speth said.
He added; “Winning European Car of the Year is an honour and real recognition of what our world-class team has delivered.”