b'THE CARNEGIE CLUBskip that chapter and go all-in with a fullyof power rst: the horse (then later the as the most luxurious Jaguars should be. electric automobile. To do that requires a lotengine) at the front, passengers in the secondNot completely silent, it has its own articial of power. The I-Paces 90kWh battery proudlyand luggage in the last box. However, withengine noise internally that helps with pedal boasts a range of nearly 300 miles.electric power you can tear up the rulebook,modulation, rising in volume through The I-Pace evolved from the pen ofand Callum has. The batteries are housed inacceleration. Those of us who grew up in the another ScotIan Callum, director of designthe oor between the wheels, giving it a lowera of Star Wars and Star Trek may appreciate at Jaguar and one of the most respected carcentre of gravity and freeing up more room forthe spacey whooshing sound it emits. Its not designers in the business, with classics such asthe passengers than you would expect for a carquite warp speed but the instant torque of the Aston Martin DB7 to his name. Initiallyof this footprint. The result is a forward-cabthe electric motors gives it a surprising turn sceptical of SUVs, Callum has evolved hisdesign that looks futuristic, but notof pace, with a 0-62mph time of under ve opinion in line with technology that has madeinaccessibly so. The designer is happy withseconds making light work of its 2.2-tonne them lighter and more car-like than thethe nished product: Im incredibly proudmass. Callum also gives it the seal of approval thinly veiled trucks of old. The advent ofof what we have created in the Jaguar I-Pace.for use in its native country: Ive had the electric power has further freed up the vehicleIt was designed from the ground up withopportunity to drive my own I-Pace through architecture and moves us away from theabsolute integrity, embracing all the designScotland, on roads which I am hugely familiar basic three-box design that has been aroundfreedom that electrication offers. For me, thewith, which was a fantastic experience.since before even the invention of theI-Pace is the ultimate driving car in so manyThis is all very well and exciting, but how automobile. This design follows the principleways. Its quick and dynamic, but still serenedoes it translate to the day-to-day needs of2 5 Opposite: dual electric motors give the I-Pace reactive all-wheel-drive performance. This page: the batteries are housed in the floor, freeing up space for a forward-cab design'