OverdriveJan 30, 2020 18:41:22 IST
Land Rover has launched the second-generation Evoque in India at a beginning worth of Rs 54.94 lakh, ex-showroom. Accessible with a selection of 2-litre diesel engine, the brand new Evoque carries over the drivetrain from the outgoing mannequin. Two trims obtainable are the bottom S trim and the SE with R-Dynamic pack. We have pushed the diesel S variant, with full street take a look at figures for the brand new Evoque as effectively. At the moment, the second-generation Evoque has debuted within the diesel guise solely and the petrol variant is predicted someday later in 2020.
Variant-wise costs for the second-generation Evoque are as follows:
S – 54.94 lakh ex-showroom
R-Dynamic SE – Rs 59.85 lakh ex-showroom
The brand new Evoque is the primary automotive from JLR’s platform to function the Premium Transverse Structure (PTA), which makes use of a mixture of ultra-high energy metal and aluminium for a 13 p.c stiffer construction, as claimed by the corporate. Engineers have additionally elevated the wheelbase of the brand new Evoque over the outgoing automotive by 20 mm for a resultant 2,681 mm, all going in the direction of larger inside house for rear passengers. Regardless of which, dimensions of the brand new Evoque are as compact as ever, with solely a 1 mm improve in general size. Exterior dimensions clock in at 4,371 mm size, 2,100 mm width and 1,649 mm top.
This, after all, is a way wanting the Velar, which the brand new Evoque resembles fairly intently, from the entrance and rear. Modern wraparound LED headlamps are borrowed from the bigger sibling, whereas a brand new grille and cutout within the entrance bumper assist differentiate the Evoque from the Velar when considered head on. Whereas the profile of the brand new Evoque hasn’t modified a lot from afar, up shut the modifications within the trim utilized on the entrance fender are noticeable, aside from the flush door handles which come out when the automobile is unlocked. Each variants include 18-inch alloy wheels, with completely different designs for every.
The cabin sees a number of enhancements as effectively. Most noticeable being the dual 10-inch touchscreen structure, the Contact Professional Duo system as seen on present Vary Rovers, which convey with it revolutionary expertise such because the ClearSight rear digicam system which shows a view from an exterior digicam, permitting rearward imaginative and prescient even with cargo laid up until the roof. The Contact Professional Duo and ClearSight can be found on the highest variants solely, together with fully-digital instrumentation and Meridian 11-speaker sound system. As normal, the Evoque will get a single 10-inch touchscreen with Apple/Android integration, 6-speaker system, 10-way powered entrance seats, two-zone local weather management, 360-degree parking cameras, and 7 airbags amongst many others. It have to be famous, the enduring rotary gear selector has made manner for a stick-type gear shifter, borrowed from the F-Sort.
As for the drivetrain, the Evoque is accessible in D180 and P250 specification. The BSVI-compliant 2-litre diesel produces 180PS and 430Nm of torque, whereas the 2-litre petrol makes 248PS and 365Nm torque. Each are coupled with a 9-speed automated transmission and on-demand all-wheel drive, with Land Rover’s Terrain Response System 2 accessible by way of a rotary dial on the central stack. The SUV is excessive on refinement ranges and has higher NVH optimization than the earlier era. The brand new Vary Rover Evoque, as earlier than, straddles the traces of the compact luxurious SUV phase, in addition to the mid-sized SUVs when pricing is taken into account. As such, its chief rivals are the Audi Q3 and Volvo XC40.
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