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October 10 2016

18 METERS TALL BEACON BEING SCULPTED TO MARK THE LAUNCH OF THE ALL-NEW JAGUAR F-PACE IN INDIA ON OCT 20th, 2016

•    The all-new Jaguar F-PACE starting from ₹ 68.40 Lakh will be launched at a spectacular event in Mumbai on October 20th, 2016
•    An 18 meter tall ‘Beacon’ is being created, by renowned sculptor, Arzan Khambhatta, to announce the arrival of the all-new Jaguar F-PACE in India  
•    The ‘Beacon’, inspired by modern British architecture, will be a monumental sculpture that radiates immense power by virtue of its sheer size
•    Ace Indian Music Composer and Singer, Shankar Mahadevan will add much more passion and excitement with his highly energetic performance  
•    At the event, Narain Karthikeyan will set the pulse racing as he gets the first drive of the Jaguar F-PACE in India
•    The launch can be viewed LIVE by tuning in to www.jaguar.in at 20:02 hours on October 20th, 2016 


10th October, 2016: Mumbai: Jaguar Land Rover India today announced that Jaguar’s first performance SUV, the all-new F-PACE will be launched on October 20th, 2016 at a spectacular event in Mumbai. 


Rohit Suri, President, Jaguar Land Rover India Ltd. said,
“The launch of the Jaguar F-PACE will be a truly momentous occasion for the brand in India and an innovative launch event has been planned to ensure that millions of Jaguar fans, customers and brand enthusiasts are able to enjoy the breathtaking moment simultaneously online at jaguar.in  at 20.02 hours on 20th October, 2016.” 


A significant element of the spectacular event, to be webcast LIVE, is an 18 meter tall ‘Beacon’, designed by renowned sculptor Arzan Khambatta. The ‘Beacon’ is inspired by modern British architecture with minimalistic design elements and powerfully simple form. It also perfectly signifies and communicates the key attributes of the all-new Jaguar F-PACE of Design, Performance, Technology and Practicality. At the base of the ‘Beacon’ will be a dramatically designed ramp, tapering critically to a point below as if it was the perfect launch pad for the all-new Jaguar F-PACE. The “Beacon’ will come alive with the projections and lights that will dance off its surface and will be clad in metallic finishes, which further enhance the idea of the technological marvel that it is meant to highlight. 


Arzan Khambhatta, who designed the sculpture said, “The most crucial aspects of design of the sculpture are British minimalism and the message of ‘Set The Pace’. It is sure to dazzle viewers with its sheer size and imposing form looming upward from the ground into Mumbai’s skies. With the F-PACE sitting on its forward looking ramp, the ‘artistic piece de resistence’ gets the most dynamic perspective possible – a platform truly deserving of the performance machine that perches on it.” 


At the event, to perfectly compliment the power of the ‘Beacon’ and create a unique and memorable spectacle, will be a performance by ace music composer and singer, Shankar Mahadevan. Shankar’s love for music and passion for singing is well known and his renditions are expected to enhance the excitement and fervor of the electrifying event. 


The F-PACE is Jaguar’s first performance SUV and thus who better to get its first drive than India’s most renowned and celebrated racing driver, Narain Karthikeyan. Narain’s feats on the racing track as India’s foremost racing driver are legendary and make him an apt choice to lead the drive of Jaguar’s first performance SUV into India. 


During the event, all these elements put together are expected to provide a monumental visual aesthetic punch to the viewer, who can also watch the event LIVE at 20:02 hours on October 20th, 2016 by tuning in to www.jaguar.in.
Jaguar Product Portfolio in India
The Jaguar range in India includes F–TYPE (starting at ₹ 125 Lakh), all-new Jaguar XF (starting at ₹ 49.50), XJ (starting at ₹ 99.99 Lakh) and XE (starting at ₹ 39.90 Lakh) and the all-new F-PACE (starting at ₹ 68.40). All prices mentioned are ex – Delhi.

Jaguar Retailer Network in India
Jaguar vehicles are available in India through 23 authorised outlets in Ahmedabad, Aurangabad, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Gurugram, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kolkata, Kochi, Karnal, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune and Raipur.