Range Rover Evoque Convertible; The 2016 Land Rover Range

Range Rover Evoque Convertible; The 2016 Land Rover Range

The Range Rover Evoque Convertible mingles between two magnificent vehicular facets which are convertibility and being a Land Rover.

There have been regular SUVs, coupe SUVs, and performance SUVs. So, Land Rover Jaguar thought that, why not have a convertible SUV.

The Range Rover Evoque Convertible was first shown at LA Motor Show and it will be released by this summer.

Range Rover Evoque Convertible Price

The vehicle’s price tag will start from 47,500 sterling pounds for the diesel version. It’s worth mentioning that the hard-top model of Evoque is 5,200 pounds cheaper than the convertible, this could be attributed to using fabric roof top that folds in only 18 seconds.

However, the difference between the convertible model and the rooftop model could be is still quite large, especially when knowing that the difference between a convertible BMW 4 Series and the coupe is only 4,885 pounds.

Despite its price, the Evoque has been able to sell 450,000 so far which speaks a lot about its popularity and how customers perceive it.


Range Rover Evoque Convertible

Range Rover Evoque Convertible

Vehicle specifications

The Evoque Convertible is 4,370 mm longer than the hard-top, and it’s wider too. The extra strengthening of the car’s under-body bracing made it bit heavier also as it gained 227 kg.

The Evoque Convertibles are available with two engines; a TD4 Ingenium engine that produces 178 horse power and a four-cylinder Si4 that offers 237 horse power.

The suspensions and anti-roll bars have been refined to sustain the extra weight in the convertible. The electric power steering has been improved too for better driving experience.

Range Rover Evoque Convertible

Range Rover Evoque Convertible

Interior cabin

The vehicle’s interior cabin has four seats of fancy leather lining. The leg space in the front seats and the back seats are wide enough.

Land Rover introduced new technologies in the car cabin such as a 10.2-inch touchscreen with 3G connectivity. It has also a navigation system and a perfect sound system the offers acoustic and clear sound. ‘

The super-wide touch screen features a set of favorable applications that work on smartphones. It offers also a WiFi hotspot and a remote tracking system.

Range Rover Evoque Convertible

Range Rover Evoque Convertible

Test drive

The well-known British cars website autoexpress.com has gave the Evoque Convertible a test drive. They reported that what impressed them the most was the easiness of the drive and the lack of chassis wobble. The vehicle was calm and steady.

Having a convertible vehicle could be a real challenge for any car manufacturer as removing the hood has a noticeable effect on dynamics. However, the Evoque Convertible excelled, it showed how Land Rover manufacturer takes into consideration each and every detail to spawn a real model of incredible convertible SUV.

Land Rover done a perfect job in strengthening the car’s rigidity as it stayed totally silent with dips and slopes. This promises an ideal long-road and off-road performance, in addition to high safety measures.

The car can deal with water 500 mm deep and 45-degree gradients which could seem supplementary with other luxurious vehicles, but these qualifications are well integrated in the Evoque’s vehicular facets.

June 14, 2016No comments

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