Range Rover Evoque - New SUV Specifications and Pricing

Sydney, New South Wales Australia (PressExposure) May 18, 2011 -- Land Rover Australia today announced that new Range Rover Evoque prices will start from $53,395 for a TD4 Evoque.

Pure (5-door) 6 Speed manual 4WD model.

With a choice of three engines, two body styles, three design themes and a wide range of options and accessories, the new Range Rover Evoque offers customers significant choice across a range of price points. The top-of-the-range Si4 6 Speed automatic Prestige Evoque Coupé is available for $77,395.

The Range Rover Evoque will be offered in both 5-door and Coupé forms and retail deliveries will commence from November 2011. A smooth and refined all turbocharged powertrain line-up is available with a choice of state-of-the-art diesel or petrol engines.

The updated 2.2-litre turbodiesel has 110kW or 140kW derivatives. The 2WD (on-sale early 2012) Coupé version combined with the 110kW 2.2-litre engine is set to achieve sub 130g/km CO2*.

The new 177kW 2.0-litre Si4 petrol engine combines direct fuel injection, turbocharging and twin variable valve timing for exceptional driveability and fuel-efficiency and delivers 0-100kph in 7.6 seconds*

In place of a traditional trim hierarchy for Range Rover's new SUV, customers can choose from three distinct design themes, which include many features as standard. A wide range of personalisation opportunities are also available, allowing customers to fully tailor the Evoque to individual tastes and requirements.

Options available include three contrasting roof treatments, seven alloy wheel designs, 16 contrasting interiors and a full sized, fixed, panoramic glass roof.

Body Styles

The Range Rover Evoque is available in two body styles - a Coupé and 5-door.The Coupé provides two individual rear seats, with the no cost option of three-seat bench if preferred. The Evoque 5-door compact SUV extends the appeal of the model even further by offering greater practicality and family appeal.

The roofline stands 30mm higher than the Coupé, which delivers extra head and shoulder room for rear seat passengers. Smart Efficient use of space - Range Rover Evoque 5 Door with a panoramic sunroof has equivalent headroom to a Range Rover Sport.

Powertrains

The Range Rover Evoque is available with a choice of all turbocharged powertrains, both petrol and diesel with six-speed manual and automatic transmissions, and, for the first time in a Range Rover, the option of 2WD (front wheel drive) as well as 4WD.

The engine, transmission, drive and design theme combinations available are as follows:

- eD4 diesel 110kW 6-speed manual 2WD (Pure, Prestige, Dynamic) - available from 2012
- TD4 diesel 110kW 6-speed manual 4WD (Pure, Prestige, Dynamic)
- TD4 diesel 110kW 6-speed automatic 4WD (Pure, Prestige, Dynamic)
- SD4 diesel 140kW 6-speed manual 4WD (Pure, Prestige, Dynamic)
- SD4 diesel 140kW 6-speed automatic 4WD (Pure, Prestige, Dynamic)
- Si4 petrol 177kW 6-speed automatic 4WD (Pure, Prestige, Dynamic)

Design themes

In place of the conventional equipment grade hierarchy, three defining design themes have been developed for the Evoque: Pure, with a contemporary feel; Prestige, which majors on luxury and Dynamic, which embraces a bold and sporting character.

Each theme has a distinct appeal in terms of exterior styling, interior appointments and equipment specifications, which offer the highest level of on-board comfort, entertainment, communications and convenience.

Pure

Evoque Pure is the purest expression of the original LRX concept. On the outside it is distinguished by a black Evoque tailgate badge, high-gloss black detailing across the tailgate and along the waistline, with a dark 'Atlas' finish to the grille and eye-catching side fender blades and, on the Coupé, bonnet louvres. As standard,

Pure models will come with 17-inch Sparkle Silver alloy wheels and LED front fog lamps.

Inside, the seats are finished in part Leather/Dinamica® a material made from 100% recycled polyester, and satin brushed aluminium is used for the centre console trim. Highlights of the standard equipment, 5" colour audio display with 8 speaker sound system, 5" colour TFT Driver Information Centre , climate control air conditioning, push-button start, BluetoothTM for mobile phone connection and audio streaming and an Oxford Leather steering wheel with controls for phone, audio and cruise control.

The handling and safety systems include Hill Launch Assist, rear parking sensors and, on all new 4WD versions, Terrain ResponseTM to set up the vehicle for different off-road environments, and Hill Descent Control.

Prestige

Luxury informs every element of the Evoque Prestige models, from the exterior bright 'Atlas' detailing, silver Evoque tailgate badge and 19-inch Diamond Turned alloy wheels, to the fine Oxford full leather interior in a selection of warm and inviting colour schemes with a selection of real wood finishers, tailored carpet mats and chrome tread plates. Prestige models benefit from xenon headlamps with signature LED lighting.

Similarly, the equipment specification delivers the highest quality features, with an 8" high resolution touchscreen that controls a 380W Meridian Sound system with 11 speakers and 2 USB ports. The screen also allows control of the customer configurable interior mood lighting which can change colour and intensity.

Dynamic

The Dynamic theme adds a real sporting presence to Evoque with the addition of deeper body colour sills and bumpers the rear incorporating a unique exhaust treatment, black-finished mirrors, grille and side fender blades and red Evoque tailgate badge are all exclusive to the design theme. Add 19-inch Sparkle Silver alloys to the mix and there is no mistaking that the Evoque Dynamic means business.

Inside the cabin detailed touches reinforce the theme with aluminium pedal covers, a textured metal finish to the centre console and perforated leather around the steering wheel and (manual) gearshift. The striking exterior of the Dynamic is complemented by a range of bold interior colour schemes. In addition to these features the Dynamic models are equipped with the same levels of in car entertainment system as the Prestige model.

For even sharper ride and handling Adaptive Dynamics is also available as an option for all SD4 and Si4 Prestige and Dynamic models at a cost of $1,950.

Dynamic Plus Pack

Taking the dynamic theme to the nth degree the Dynamic Plus pack introduces a premium sports 4x4 interior with one piece sports seats, premium quality leathers and special metal finishers. In a choice of 2 interior themes

Velocity (Ebony) or Agility (Red) these themes provide another level of emotion when driving. In addition the seats are heated and have 8/8 way adjustment including memory and an Ebony headliner to finish this dramatic statement.

Dynamic Plus Pack is only available on Dynamic models and has an additional charge of $7,200

Pure with Tech Pack

Many of the key technology features available in the range have been brought together in a Tech Pack to enhance the Pure theme even further. The pack includes the following additional features:

- 8" high resolution touchscreen
- 380 watt Meridian sound system
- Audio connectivity system
- Customer configurable interior mood lighting
- Pure Grained full leather seats
- Carpet mat set
- 18" Style 2 Sparkle Silver Alloy Wheels

Opting for the Tech Pack represents excellent value, adding just $4,500 to the standard Pure prices.

Prestige and Dynamic Tech Pack

The Tech Pack for Prestige and Dynamic models is also available and offers greater convenience, on-board entertainment and safety. It introduces the following items:

- HDD Premium navigation system including 4x4 information
- Hard disc drive audio server for 10 CD storage and DVD play
- Say what you see voice control
- Headlamp power wash
- Power Tailgate
- Illuminated Treadplates
- Loadspace stowage rails
- Front Parking Aid
- Rear view camera including hitch guidance
- Advanced climate control with air filtration, air quality sensor and automatic recirculation

The Tech Pack for Prestige and Dynamic models costs an extra $5,900

For further information about Range Rover in Australia and its range of 4WD vehicles, please visit our website

http://www.rangerover.com.au/ or contact:

James Scrimshaw
Public Affairs Department
Land Rover Australia

Tim Krieger
Brand Manager
Land Rover Australia

About Land Rover Australia

Range Rover Australia manufactures authentic 4x4 vehicles, including luxury cars, which represent true 'breadth of capability' across the entire model range. Defender, Freelander 2, Discover new SUV [http://www.landrover.com/au/en/rr/new-range-rover/], the Evoque, will wow the compact SUV sector.

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Press Release Submitted On: May 18, 2011 at 6:36 pm
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