Finally Got It!!

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Goshdarnit
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Finally Got It!!

Post by Goshdarnit » Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:00 pm

I finally picked up my I-Pace this afternoon! The whole thing was such a fabulous experience. From the red sheet covering to the big reveal. And then the drive home! I asked quite a few questions thanks to the forum, and had some pleasant surprises. He tells me that it has an update which has enabled OTA updates. Not sure if that's right, but that's what he told me. Had a minor glitch with InControl setup but that was fixed with a password reset. Seems to be working fine now. I can set climate control and unlock from the app, as well as see where the car is. So far, so good.

The side panels are the new ones with the embossed writing rather than the decals. He said that the demonstrator has already suffered with fading decals and looks really bad now.

I put my data only sim from Three in (20 Gb a month for £13) and it worked straight away too. Wasn't expecting that to be so simple in all honesty.

It's the first time I've seen my choices (colour, interior and wheels) on one car, and I have to say it looks stunning! Couple of pics below. I didn't take too many as I was too busy drooling!

The drive home was just spectacular. I had to turn right from the dealers onto a busy road, and had to go for a gap. Wow. That car doesn't need much of a gap! One big issue was when I got it home, with the mirrors folded there is about 1cm clearance on either side to my garage door. That was scary, but I can confirm that the 360 camera works a treat, and doesn't seem to be suffering from lag either. The parking sensors also work really well! Scariest 30 seconds of my life I think!

Anyway, I only drove it for 8 miles, but wow. So happy with my choice. Also had someone come up to me when I stopped somewhere and ask me about the car. Guess I'll have to get used to that!

So thanks guys. The forum has been extremely useful and has helped keep me (relatively) sane during the long wait.

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I-Pace First Edition, Corris Grey, Oyster interior, 22” diamond cut alloys with carbon inserts.
IMC: S19A_19.24.2-375121 Telematics: 14.2
Last update: 26/08/19

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Chewy
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Re: Finally Got It!!

Post by Chewy » Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:04 pm

Looks fantastic. You have lots of enjoyment that you will get from the car.
Caesium Blue S. 18” Wheels.
250+ miles range driven in the winter.
300+ miles range driven in the summer.
S19A-19.24, H228


nipri
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Re: Finally Got It!!

Post by nipri » Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:30 pm

Great car. Well done. It is truly a magnificent car.
FE Photon Red 20" Wheels, Light Oyster since 09/18.
My new Love! ;)


npritchard
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Re: Finally Got It!!

Post by npritchard » Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:39 pm

Goshdarnit wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:00 pm

I put my data only sim from Three in (20 Gb a month for £13) and it worked straight away too. Wasn't expecting that to be so simple in all honesty.
Hi Goshdarnit, is your Three data only sim card on a monthly contract? I want something similar but can't see anything like it on the Three web site. Thanks.
I-Pace First Edition, Corris Grey, Oyster interior.
IMC: S19A_19.24.2-375121 Telematics: ??.?


Goshdarnit
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Re: Finally Got It!!

Post by Goshdarnit » Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:55 pm

npritchard wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:39 pm
Goshdarnit wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:00 pm

I put my data only sim from Three in (20 Gb a month for £13) and it worked straight away too. Wasn't expecting that to be so simple in all honesty.
Hi Goshdarnit, is your Three data only sim card on a monthly contract? I want something similar but can't see anything like it on the Three web site. Thanks.
Hi. Yes it’s a pay monthly sim only deal on a 24 month contract. Try this link:-

http://store.three.co.uk/mobile/view/se ... eInMB=20GB
I-Pace First Edition, Corris Grey, Oyster interior, 22” diamond cut alloys with carbon inserts.
IMC: S19A_19.24.2-375121 Telematics: 14.2
Last update: 26/08/19

Check out my I-Pace Channel on YouTube
Control your iPace with Siri voice commands


Goshdarnit
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Re: Finally Got It!!

Post by Goshdarnit » Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:57 pm

How appropriate that my first comment was from chewy. My car’s nickname in the InControl app? The Millennium Falcon!!
I-Pace First Edition, Corris Grey, Oyster interior, 22” diamond cut alloys with carbon inserts.
IMC: S19A_19.24.2-375121 Telematics: 14.2
Last update: 26/08/19

Check out my I-Pace Channel on YouTube
Control your iPace with Siri voice commands


JonB
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Re: Finally Got It!!

Post by JonB » Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:16 am

I have no idea how much data the car will chew up so I am opting for Three's pay up front 24GB for £42.97 on Amazon with the ability to top up after it has used up all the data, or you can always buy a new one of course if the top up is more expensive. And the data allowance lasts 24 months so that looked like a pretty good deal to me.


mclarenpaul
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Re: Finally Got It!!

Post by mclarenpaul » Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:15 am

Looks great. I have the same colours inside and out on my FE and it's the first grey car I've owned. Always shied away from that colour, but really like it on the iPace. Are you able to check the infotainment and telematics version it's running?
I Pace EV400 FE, Corris Grey, options: Oyster leather, 20' wheels, MY19, delivered 12/2018
InControl: S19B|| Telematics: Version 16.2


JonB
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Re: Finally Got It!!

Post by JonB » Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:28 am

Hi Paul McLaren. I got mine on Wednesday and below are screenshots of my infotainment and telematics software versions. I was told that it was fully up to date. Curiously no information on battery software.

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DrPhil
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Re: Finally Got It!!

Post by DrPhil » Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:56 am

This is not the latest software.
I have Telematics 15.2 and Infotainment S18D
i-Pace SE, 20" , Air Suspension, Pan. Roof, light Oyster, Sillicon Silver, ordered March 19, delivered on 11October ‘18


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