2012 Range Rover Evoque Review + Video

Tuesday December 6th, 2011 at 3:1212 PM
Posted by: Derek

Video from Top Gear (click ’360p’ to watch in HD)
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Pros:

  • Legendary Range Rover all-terrain capability
  • Same adaptive damping system as a Ferrari provides excellent ride quality
  • Buttery-soft leather seats for all-day comfort
  • Extensive list of customizable options
  • Roomy for a small SUV
  • Tiny 2.0 engine is efficient, powerful and torquey from 1750 rpm
  • Excellent driving position and fun to drive with great balance of on road and off road handling

Cons:

  • Oversized outside view mirrors
  • Small number available worldwide for its first year of production
  • visibility out of side rear windows is less than normal

The 2012 Range Rover Evoque is a compact, luxury crossover that offers premium levels of craftsmanship, luxury, performance and renowned Land Rover all-terrain capability. Available as a coupe or 5-door model, the Evoque will be in high demand as only 2200 units are being built and sold worldwide in its first year of production which begins this summer.

CarReview was invited to test drive the new Evoque on the city streets of San Francisco. Granted, the potholes and broken asphalt of a concrete jungle are not considered a true test of the Evoque’s off-road capabilities, but it was a good proving ground to show off how well the Evoque can maintain a comfortable ride on roads that could qualify on the list of top ten worst maintained roads in the U.S.

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Paris Motor Show News: 2012 Land Rover Evoque Revealed Before Show Begins

Wednesday September 22nd, 2010 at 11:99 AM
Posted by: Derek

Land Rover Range Rover Evoque 3-door-loAhead of the 2010 Paris Motor Show, the groundbreaking all-new Range Rover Evoque makes its public debut in London, UK.

The first official picture of the all-new compact Range Rover was released, following an exclusive preview in London for guests attending a 40th birthday celebration of Range Rover held in partnership with VOGUE magazine (watch video below). Named the Range Rover Evoque, this all-new coupé will join the Range Rover and Range Rover Sport line-up in the fall of 2011.

Dr. Ralf Speth, CEO, Jaguar Land Rover said, “These are exciting times for our business as we continue to widen our portfolio with this all-new addition to the Range Rover line-up. Not only will the Range Rover Evoque increase our worldwide market share, it demonstrates our commitment to building sustainable, yet highly desirable products.”

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