The Range Rover Evoque is a compact luxury crossover SUV that commenced production in 2011. The Evoque is the only model in this segment to offer a three-door hatchback body style in addition to the utility segment's standard five-door hatchback configuration. It is designed to appeal to urban consumers and is one of the most stylish cars you can buy.
The Evoque features the only four-cylinder engine in the Range Rover lineup with a 2.0L Ecoboost I-4 turbocharged petrol engine and a 2.2L Duratorq I-4 turbodiesel engine. The transmission features a choice of 6-speed manual, 6-speed automatic or 9-speed automatic gearboxes. The nine-speed automatic transmission is a new automatic transmission with a first gear that is much lower than the first gear of a six-speed automatic and is specially designed for off road conditions, towing and adverse on road conditions.
The Evoque features a more modern unibody construction technique for improved handling and ride quality with a kerb weight of 1,640 kg. It comes with the option of two-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The 4-wheel drive version features the Terrain Response System that allows you to fine-tune traction in diverse conditions by altering throttle response, power distribution and suspension settings.
The Range Rover Evoque has been a massive success for Land Rover achieving nearly 36% of total Land Rover sales for 2012 and 2013.