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The Art of Performance Tour is a series of dynamic experience events across India that provide an opportunity to witness what it’s like to get behind the wheel of a Jaguar under the guidance of expert drive instructors. At the event, you will experience Jaguar’s exhilarating performance and its seductive luxury, a rare combination that truly excites the senses. The event entails a series of specially designed track activities on an open tarmac under the guidance of trained and certified Jaguar instructors.
The entire range of Jaguar vehicles, the XE, XF, XJ, F-PACE and F-TYPE is available for guests to experience. Further details on The Art of Performance Tour are available on the Jaguar India website www.jaguar.in
The ‘Speed Run’ and what would be better than nailing the throttle of the F-Type on the mini drag-strip. Despite the dusty concrete, the wide rubber dug in, catapulting us to 100kmph in absolutely no time. You could feel the horsepower and the torque making the car squirm, looking for more grip all the time.
After getting well-versed with their nimbleness and the horsepower, it was time to put their agility to test and so we headed to the final section, the ‘Slalom challenge’. We had to zip between cones as fast as we could, come to a halt, take a U-turn and do it’s the other way round on the way back.
Again, the XE and XF with their small dimensions went through like rockets but here the Jaguar F-Pace impressed us with its composure. The massive SUV has all the DNA of the toothed-cat perfe
It was that time of the year when Ford decided to showcase the off-roading capabilities of its flagship SUV in India. Just about time, after the launch of its facelift version. Ford India organized its marquee ‘Great Ford Endeavour Drive’ for select customers and media in Bangalore on Saturday to give a first-hand experience of its revered premium SUV, the recently launched New Ford Endeavour’s best-in-class off-roading capabilities.
It was an artificially curated track at Dirt Mania, in the outskirts of Bangalore.
A glimpse of what the day had to offer.
The experiential drive, set amidst natural terrain on the outskirts of Bangalore, simulated challenging off-roading conditions including — sharp turns, steep hill climbs & hill descent, wading through slush, uneven surfaces, driving at high-degree tilt among others. Customers experienced the exceptional ride quality and dynamic handling of the capable premium SUV.
At a price starting INR 28.19 Lakh, the 2019 edition of the premium SUV comes with greater road presence, style and convenience while continuing to offer class-leading off-road capabilities, unmatched safety and advanced technologies.
The New Ford Endeavour will give customers an option to choose from Ford’s two, fun-to-drive diesel engines — 2.2-litre four-cylinder TDCi and 3.2-liter five-cylinder TDCi.
The 2.2-litre four cylinder TDCi engine will now be paired to a six-speed manual transmission as well along with automatic. With the new manual transmission, the 2.2L engine will deliver a best-in-segment 14.2 Km/L fuel economy. The Automatic transmission will continue delivering a fuel economy of 12.62 Km/L.
Customers looking for optimum fuel economy without compromising performance can choose the 2.2-litre diesel motor that puts out 160PS of power and 385 Nm of torque. For those wanting the unmatched performance, Ford continues to offer its 3.2- diesel engine that generates 200PS of power and 470 Nm of torque. This engine has been tuned to deliver maximum power and torque and is perfect for frequent off-road adventures.
With a simplified variant lineup, the New Endeavour is now available in three-trims – 2.2L Titanium Manual, 2.2L Titanium+ Automatic and 3.2L Titanium+ Automatic.
The New Ford Endeavour features several new and best in segment features, including:
Packed with outstanding power, unmatched quality and value, the New Ford Endeavour has been designed to delight SUV lovers.
Featuring a strong passenger cage and up to seven airbags, including a driver knee-airbag, the New Endeavour offers outstanding safety. With six airbags, as standard equipment across the model lineup, the premium SUV ensures complete peace of mind, no matter which variant customers prefer.
The SUV also features Hill Launch Assist and Hill Descent Control that makes steep uphill or downhill climbs more convenient and easier for drivers.
All variants offer great value for money and have well-appointed cabins that are significantly better than competing models in the segment. Surprisingly affordable to own, the New Endeavour comes with a 3-year or 100,000 KM warranty and a scheduled service and ownership cost of 68 paise/ 100,000 KM (2.2L) and 71.5 Paisa (3.2L) respectively.
|NEW FORD ENDEAVOUR – VARIANTS AND PRICES|
|ENGINE||2.2L DIESEL||2.2L DIESEL||3.2L DIESEL|
|TRANSMISSION||6-Speed MT||6-Speed AT||6-Speed AT|
|PRICE||INR 28.19 Lakh||INR 30.60 Lakh||INR 32.97 Lakh|
The New Ford Endeavour is available in five colours, including brand new Diffused Silver as well as Sunset Red, Diamond White, Absolute Black and Moondust Silver. The premium SUV is assembled at Ford’s integrated manufacturing facility in Chennai.