For the first time a stylish crossover Land Rover Range Rover Evoque has appeared on the automotive market in 2012. This year, the series production of the vehicle is approaching the middle of a 7-year release cycle. Traditionally, the majority of car manufacturers to keep selling model slightly update the existing market model by facelift or restyling. That’s why Land Rover has decided to soon update its popular crossover Evoque – to present 2017 Range Rover Evoque.
Today, a new crossover model passes the test engineering. Judging from the photos, preparing small external changes of the body. Pay attention to the masked elements of the front of the machine. Most likely, these details and will be updated on the new model.
New Range Rover Evoque release date
The release date of updated crossover SUV is planned either on the late 2016 or early 2017.
Release date: late 2016 – early 2017
Update: already available in showrooms
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The pricing of 2017 Evoque won’t be changed, starting around $42,500 for a basic trim in US market.
The front part has got a new bumper, which proved to be more massive than its predecessor, received an increased air intake, and a pair of air ducts, at the edges of the bumper. In these sections are placed LED strip, which act as a fog lamps. Raised grille has also changed, and the headlights can now boast a fully LED-filling.
The rear part welcomes us sufficiently larger spoiler, with integrated 3G antenna in the shape of a shark fin. This structure has put directly over the glass of the luggage compartment. Of course, rear lights were also modernized now also have full LEDs.
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So, the driver sees stylish multi-function steering wheel, while dashboard hiding behind it remain unchanged. In particular, the car has got a brand new TFT display, thereby the onboard computer has significantly modified. You can note a new doors cards, decorated quite as much as before. In general, the finish is now made of materials of higher quality. The client can choose one of twelve color options for the interior decoration of its updated Range Rover Evoque.
Front seats in appearance will remain the same, but already in the basic version it will have electric adjustments in 8 directions. If you want up to 14 positions, you will have to buy the car in the top-end configuration. Additionally, there is a massage, heating and ventilation of the seats.
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Before describing the new specifications, it is worth noting the work of specialists from the Land Rover to improve the of the car when traveling at relatively high speeds. To this end, they have established a new front subframe, finalized the rear bushings, made adjustments to the suspension, plus made the diameter of the brake discs a bit more. As part of the test was able to confirm that the changes really have benefited greatly.
Updates brought two new engines. Both are diesel with the same displacement. The first engine has a working volume of 2.0 liters and a turbocharger, through which managed to extract 150 horsepower. Complete with six-speed manual gearbox. The second engine with the volume of 2.0 liters was 180 horsepower and the same gearbox. Both diesel power units can be equipped with six-speed automatic transmission. It is available as an option. The petrol engine has got an updated Range Rover Evoque crossover from the pre-facelift car. It is turbocharged 2.0 liter engine producing 240 horsepower. It comes with 9-speed automatic gearbox. As a result, the dynamics of the acceleration from zero to sixty miles per hour with automatic transmission is 7.6 seconds, and top speed – 134 miles per hour.