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Jaguar has been toying around with the idea of an SUV for some time now, first presenting a concept of what a Jag-badged SUV could look like in the form of the Jaguar C-X17 Concept in September 2013. This is despite that the corporate entity running Jaguar is actually called Jaguar Land Rover, in which the other half of the company is actually dedicated to building just SUVs.

It’s now been confirmed that the SUV will indeed go into production as the new Jaguar F-Pace. The F-Pace will be built on the same lightweight aluminium iQ[Al] platform used by the recently launched XE sedan. The concept measured 4,718 mm long, 1,959 mm wide and 1,649 mm tall with a 2,905 mm wheelbase, putting it somewhere in the middle of the Porsche Macan and Cayenne in terms of size.

Engine options will likely mirror what’s offered on models like the XE, starting with turbocharged four cylinder engines and moving on to supercharged V6 and V8 engines. We’ll bring you more details as soon as they come out – for now, check out the teaser video below as well as photos of the C-X17 concept.