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What’s this? Only the first ever SUV Jaguar has ever produced. The F-Pace might arrive over a decade later than BMW, Porsche and Audi all entered the SUV party, but frankly, who cares – SUV sales continue to go through the roof and Jaguar has taken 2,500 pre-orders from UK customers before anyone’s actually driven it. Aren’t SUVs Land Rover’s turf? Absolutely, which is why the F-Pace toes a very different line. A part-time four-wheel-drive system means it’s rear-drive in normal situations, only sending up to 50 per cent of the power to the front tyres when they’re scrabbling around for grip. It has 213mm ground clearance (the same as a Discovery Sport) and a wading depth of 525mm (175mm less than the Disco), so it’ll get you safely to your country bolt-hole in bad weather, but the focus here is on an SUV that’s fun to drive and seductive to look at, not the first choice for Arctic expeditions.