Guest Contributor | Sep 14, 2018 | 0
Jaguar F-PACE 2016 Women’s car of the year
The Jaguar F-PACE has been named ‘Supreme Winner’ at the 2016 Women’s World Car of the Year Awards. As well as collecting the top accolade, the car was also named as Women’s World SUV/Crossover of the Year.
The awards are the latest in a line of major industry honours for the F-PACE since its launch earlier this year. This includes being a nominated as a finalist in the South African Car of the Year competition, and also a Premium SUV category finalist in the Cars.co.za awards.
Currently in the country, Jaguar Windhoek is one of the main sponsors of the Namibian Businesswoman of the Year awards.
Head of Global PR Communications for Jaguar Land Rover, Fiona Pargeter said that, “the awards of Supreme Winner and Best SUV/Crossover in the 2016 Women’s Car of the Year Awards is a great achievement and a true highlight in the continuing F-PACE success story”.
“The combination of beautiful design, everyday usability and unrivalled driving experience set the F-PACE apart from the competition and is attracting new customers to the Jaguar brand worldwide,” she added.
The Jaguar F-PACE is an SUV designed and engineered to offer the agility, responsiveness and refinement all Jaguars are renowned for, together with unrivalled dynamics and everyday usability. It seats five adults in absolute comfort with generous headroom and knee room, while offering a 463-litre luggage compartment that includes a full-size spare wheel.
“We are very proud of this award as female buyers were at the heart of the F-PACE design from day one. Through customer clinics and data we ensured that we created a distinctive vehicle that would appeal to all lifestyles,” said Anna Gallagher, Senior Launch Manager for Jaguar.
“Our teams worked hard on the features that appeal to both male and female customers, to deliver the best mix of performance, design and practicality,” she added.
Women’s World Car of the Year judges submit their personal shortlists and this year 294 cars were nominated by 17 judges from 14 countries. A master list was compiled and judges picked six category winners from the 32 cars that made the grade. They voted once more to make the Jaguar F-PACE the Supreme Winner from the six category winners.