2017 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque – Convertible is in its final stretch
The segment of convertible crossovers is not much populated as automobile manufacturers do not dare to venture into this evolving segment. Murano CrossCabriolet, the world’s only crossover convertible was not a resounding success. Yet,it is going to have a sibling. 2017 Range Rover Evoque is going to be the second crossover convertible in the world. This four-passenger crossover convertible has no other competitors right now, but Mercedes –E class convertible and Jaguar F –Type are likely to compete with the incoming vehicle.
2017 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque exterior
The roof of the incoming 2017 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque is claimed to be the longest and widest of its variety available now. It takes only 18 seconds to stow behind the passengers in the rear seat and it can come back up within 30 seconds. Weight of the folding mechanism is only 150 pounds. It is considered to be 30 % lighter than an equivalent hard top roof, automaker claim.
In fact, the Land Rover did not have to undergo any serious modifications to accommodate the folding soft top. Doors have been converted as frameless and a rear spoiler which contains LED brake light is provided. Back side of the rear seats is equipped with rollover protection. Two aluminum bars can deploy the rollover to protect the passengerswithin 90 milliseconds. The trunk also shrinks to 8.9 cubic feet without any problem.
2017 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque luxury suv interior
2017 Range Rover Evoque makes use of the flagship infotainment system of the brand in a Land Rover car for the first time in history. A 10.2 inch touch screen which contains no physical buttons, is used for the first time in the In Control Touch Pro for quick-access functions. Even though this control panel does not have Android Auto or Apple CarPlay functionality it allows the users to preset climate control or to lock the car or to beep the horn when they wish. This control system also provides Wi-Fi hotspot. Every facility you see in 2017 Range Rover Evoque convertible, were already revealed in the midcycle refresh of the vehicle during the last year.
2017 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque review
The new front fascia with LED running lights, new grille design and larger air intakes can be considered as the only exteriorly visible changes.Redesigned and modern instrument panel, refurbished door panels, updates in the outer appearance of the seating arrangement etc are the main changes that have taken place in the interior of the incoming vehicle. Even the powertrain has not undergone any change. There is only one choice in the USie. turbo charged, four cylinder, 2.0 liter engine with 240 HP capacity. All Convertibles provide all wheel drive with nine speed automatic transmission. In other world markets, additional engines including diesel engines are available. Fuel economy- 4.3 l/100km.
2017 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque price and release date
The incoming vehicle 2017 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque was exhibited in the recently concluded Los Angeles Auto Show. It is expected to be available in the dealer shops during the third quarter of the next year. The company plans to sell it as a 2017 model vehicle. It is expected that the price of the vehicle in 170 markets around the world will be approximately equal to $50,475 or £ 47,500 or AU$84,440.
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