Jaguar iPace wins European Car of the Year title 2019

Published on 05th March 2019 at 08:43
The Jaguar iPace

The Jaguar iPace has been announced as the winner of the "Car of the Year" Award 2019, at the Geneva International Motor Show, with Ian Callum, Jaguar Director of Design, receiving the award. The iPace was chosen by 60 automotive journalists from 23 European countries.  

The Jaguar I-Pace, won the final in a head-to-head race against six other competitors. For the first time ever, two cars had the same number of winning points: The Alpine A110 and the Jaguar I-Pace. The Jaguar I-Pace finally won the prize thanks to the jury's decision. The Jaguar was placed in the number 1 slot more often than its competitor (Jaguar I-Pace: 18, Alpine A110: 16 times).

The trophy was handed over by jury President and STERN automotive journalist Frank Janssen to Ian Callum, Jaguar Director of Design. Ian Callum was extremely proud of the title: "An electric SUV - that's the future". The Jaguar brand won the award for the first time.

European car of the Year vote 2019:

  • Jaguar I-Pace: 250 points
  • Alpine A110: 250 points
  • Kia Ceed: 247 points
  • Ford Focus: 235 points
  • Citro├źn C5 Aircross: 210 points
  • Peugeot 508: 192 points
  • Mercedes-Benz A-class: 116 points