Those who drive a Jaguar I-Pace for the first time realize, it's truly sweet in so many ways.

Ok, this is interesting in a rather peculiar way. The guys over at TheStraightPipes YouTube channel just did what most channels and EV publications have been doing for some time. Clearly they're smart and well-aware of how things work when it comes to EV coverage. How about make a first-drive video comparing the all-new 2019 Jaguar I-Pace to a Tesla ... but wait ... they've never even driven a Tesla.

Well, let's just first say that their YouTube channel name suggests that they're all about fast cars and exhausts and lots of noise. In fact, they're not hiding that they appreciate all of those things, as do most automotive aficionados. 

Nonetheless, they happened upon the opportunity to get an I-PACE  for testing, and you better believe that they were quite impressed. If you remember correctly, InsideEVs went to Portugal to drive the I-Pace, and we were thoroughly impressed as well. This is a testament to EVs in general, since most that have driven the I-Pace have come away seemingly astonished.

However, with all of this being said, hardcore Tesla fans continue to poke fun at the car and call it second-rate. What do you think?

Video Description via TheStraightPipes on YouTube:

2019 Jaguar I-Pace Review - Not Better Than a Tesla?

We go for a drive in the 2019 Jaguar I-Pace