UNIQUE JAGUAR F-PACE 'DESIGNER EDITION' RAISES £102,500 FOR CHARITY AT THE BEN BALL◾A unique Jaguar F-PACE, personally specified by Jaguar Director of Design Ian Callum, has raised £102,500 at the annual charitable Ben Ball
◾The one of a kind car is finished in Storm Grey paint, fitted wîth the Black Pack and 22-inch Double Helix wheels – not available as a standard option on the F-PACE
◾The winner of the F-PACE 'Designer Edition' lot also receives a special Owner's Portfolio, featuring words from Ian Callum and a one-off design sketch
◾Jaguar Land Rover ÚK MD, Jeremy Hicks, also announced his 'Channel Swim Challenge' at the event, hoping to raise more than £150,000 swimming the Channel wîth 11 colleagues
Whitley, Coventry – 15th December, 2016 – A one-of-a-kind Jaguar F-PACE 'Designer Edition', described by Jaguar Director of Design, Ian Callum, as his 'Director's Cut', has raised £102,500 at the annual charitable Ben Ball. The F-PACE 3.0 V6 S also comes wîth a unique Owner's Portfolio, featuring an introduction by Ian Callum and a bespoke sketch.
Each element of the F-PACE 'Designer Edition' has been personally specified by Callum to create his ideal example of the F-PACE, Jaguar's first-ever SÚV. Finished in Storm Grey paint, paired wîth the Black Pack, Callum also picked out Ebony Taurus leather wîth Light Oyster stitching and 22-inch Double Helix alloy wheels – not available as a standard F-PACE option.
The one-off Owner's Portfolio delivered wîth the car certifies the uniqueness of the 'Designer Edition' and provides insight into Ian Callum's choices in specifying the car. It also includes a bespoke sketch drawn and signed by the man himself.
Ian Callum, Jaguar Director of Design, said: 'The F-PACE was a real pleasure to design, and the result is something we are incredibly proud of, but this 'Designer Edition' is in essence my ultimate F-PACE. You've got this wonderful positioning of the Storm Grey paint against the details of the Black Pack, complete wîth those wonderful 22-inch wheels that look like they're taking the car forwards, even at a standstill.'
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The Ben Ball also marked the announcement of Jaguar Land Rover ÚK MD Jeremy Hicks' Channel Swim Challenge. In August 2017 Jeremy will be swimming the English Channel as part of a two-team relay wîth 11 of his Jaguar Land Rover colleagues, hoping to raise more than £150,000 for Ben, the automotive 's dedicated charity.
'Ben is a vital lifeline, wîth its sole purpose to help improve the health and wellbeing of those in the automotive and their families. I really wanted to challenge myself, my team and also the to get behind Ben, as our own dedicated charity. I'm pushing myself physically because it's all too easy for us to take our good health for granted, and wîth our help Ben can come to the aid of those in our that need it most.'
The Jaguar F-PACE, priced from £35,020, is available to order now at Jaguar ÚK retailers.