New compact luxury SUV
Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has unveiled a new compact luxury SUV, designed, engineered and manufactured in Britain, as a sign of its commitment to the UK car industry.
The new Range Rover Evoque, dubbed a “baby” Range Rover, which had its world debut in London on Thursday comes with a one-billion-pound investment to support its production. The new model, described as a technology revolution by JLR, is priced from around USD 41,000 and will hit the roads next year.
Option of electrification
The company said the new Evoque joins the Range Rover family with a choice of petrol, diesel and hybrid electric engines, enabled by an all-new Premium Transverse Architecture.
From 2020, every new Jaguar and Land Rover will have the option of electrification and, in a first for the compact luxury SUV segment, the Range Rover Evoque will be electrified with a 48-volt mild hybrid system from launch. It will also be available with a line-up of efficient four-cylinder diesel and petrol engines and, 12 months later, a three-cylinder plug-in hybrid engine.
Most awarded Land Rover
The original Evoque is celebrated as JLR’s greatest sales success story. With over 217 international accolades since it was launched, it is also the most awarded Land Rover.
With its resulting new body style, vehicle architecture, emissions reduction technologies including hybrid-electric, and design features such as deploying door handles, the latest Range Rover is a sophisticated evolution of the original, the Tata Group company said…..Read More>>