Range Rover Evoque Convertible revealed
Range Rover Evoque Convertible
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- World’s first luxury compact SUV convertible
- Highly-desirable design ensures distinctive profile with roof up or down
- Lightweight fabric roof stows in only 18 seconds, at speeds up to 50kph
- Uncompromised luxury – space for four adults, 251-litre boot and ski hatch
- Debuts next-generation infotainment system with 10.2-inch touchscreen
- Most capable all-terrain convertible in the world
- Choice of efficient Si4 petrol and Ingenium diesel engines
- On sale from Q3 2016, in SE Dynamic and HSE Dynamic derivatives
- Priced from $84,440* for the SE Dynamic Si4
Land Rover has unveiled the world’s first luxury compact SUV convertible.
Range Rover Evoque Convertible combines the bold design and refinement of Evoque with comprehensive specification and
a sophisticated folding roof to provide a no compromise, all-seasons convertible.
The ground breaking and distinctive shape of the original Range Rover Evoque lends itself to an elegant convertible
design and the new model sits at the pinnacle of the Evoque portfolio as the most exclusive and capable convertible in
As the newest member of the Range Rover family – and the first ever convertible – the highly desirable new model
combines traditional Range Rover luxury with a distinctive four-seat design and versatile storage.
The Range Rover Evoque Convertible has been engineered to meet Land Rover’s most rigorous standards, ensuring
exceptional structural rigidity, trademark refinement, outstanding levels of safety and unrivalled breadth of
Gerry McGovern, Land Rover Design Director and Chief Creative Officer, commented: “Range Rover Evoque Convertible
is a vehicle for all seasons. Its uniquely distinctive design and world-class engineering adds another dimension to the
Range Rover family, further enhancing its desirability and appeal.”
The global SUV market is forecast to grow by 20 per cent over the next five years (source: IHS) and Evoque Convertible
will play a key role in continuing Range Rover’s 45-year success story, pioneering an all-new SUV sector.
Evoque Convertible’s eye-catching exterior design is made possible by a sophisticated fabric roof shaped to
crisply defined silhouette that remains faithful to the original design. Its Z-fold mechanism lays flush with the rear
bodywork for a sleek, uncluttered appearance when lowered. The fabric roof is the longest and widest currently fitted to
any vehicle on sale today.
The fully-automated roof stows in 18 seconds, and can be raised in 21 seconds, at speeds up to 50km/h. When closed it
provides high standards of refinement with a layer of acoustic insulation ensuring interior comfort on a par with
five-door Evoque. In addition, the position of the roof doesn’t affect load
space, with a 251-litre boot offering
unrivalled practicality for a convertible.
At the heart of the high-class cabin is an all-new, high-resolution 10.2-inch touchscreen with Jaguar Land Rover’s
next-generation infotainment system, InControl™ Touch Pro, which debuts in a Land Rover. Raising the standard of
connectivity for the brand, the highly-responsive and super-fast InControl™ Touch Pro offers seamless smartphone
integration, door-to-door navigation and a premium sound system.
Safety hasn’t been overlooked with a Roll-Over Protection Device featuring
deployable roll-over bars hidden in the rear bodywork. It deploys two aluminium
bars within 90 milliseconds in the unlikely event of a roll-over situation to create a survival space for occupants.
Land Rover’s full suite of lightweight, all-aluminium four-cylinder petrol
and diesel engines is available with the potent 177kW Si4 petrol providing
outstanding levels of performance and refinement.
Diesel power comes from Land Rover’s 2.0-litre Ingenium engines which provide
highly efficient and refined performance with fuel economy up to 55mpg 5.1 l/100km and CO2 emissions as low as 149g/km.
Evoque Convertible is underpinned by Land Rover’s world-class all-terrain capability, using the same advanced
technologies as Evoque five-door and Coupé derivatives. A customary choice of four-wheel drive powertrains combines with
Land Rover’s nine-speed automatic transmission, Terrain Response® system, Wade Sensing and All-Terrain Progress Control
to ensure Evoque is a convertible for all seasons.
The new Range Rover Evoque Convertible will be made at Land Rover’s Halewood plant in the UK, alongside the five door
and Coupé body styles, and goes on sale from Q3 2016 in more than 170 markets worldwide.
Range Rover Evoque Convertible Prices* (MLP*)
Td4-180 SE Dynamic Convertible $84,835*
Si4 SE Dynamic Convertible $84,440*
Td4-180 HSE Dynamic Convertible $92,410*
Si4 HSE Dynamic Convertible $92,015*
* Manufacturer's List Price (MLP) excludes dealer delivery fees and the numerous statutory charges (commonly known as
on-road costs). Additionally, please note that all prices, fees and charges are subject to change without notice, as are