Range Rover Evoque.
Range Rover Evoque.

New Range Rover Evoque launched in India at 54.94 lakh

  • Offered in two engine options and seven variants, the Range Rover Evoque 2020 will take on Audi Q5, Volvo XC 40, BMW X3 and Mercedes Benz GLC.

MUMBAI : Land Rover on Thursday officially launched the 2020 edition of Range Rover Evoque in India with prices starting at 54.94 (ex showroom). The SUV comes in two variants and with two engine options to choose from.

Noticeably borrowing design elements from the Velar, the Evoque's looks are highlighted by sharp automatic LED head lights along with DRLs, a smart front mesh grille, redesigned bumpers and new LED tail lights. The rear also benefits from a redesigned bumper. The car sits on 18-inch alloys and also gets pop-out door handles seen before in the Velar.

The pop-out door handles on the new Range Rover Evoque.
The pop-out door handles on the new Range Rover Evoque.

On the inside, the Evoque gets two touchscreens with the one the top 10-inch unit housing the infotainment system while the other one serving as the control base for the two-zone airconditioning. The car is more plush than before and boasts of cabin air-ionization, 10-way power adjustable front seats (on entry-level S; 14-way on SE), panoramic sunroof, etc.

The twin screens inside the 2020 Range Rover Evoque.
The twin screens inside the 2020 Range Rover Evoque.

The SE also gets a 380W Meridian sound system.

Under the hood, the Evoque gets 2.0-litre Ingenium petrol and diesel engines which are BS 6 complaint. While the petrol engine has peak power of 247 bhp and peak torque of 365 Nm, the diesel engine belts out 178 bhp of peak power and has peak torque figures of 430 Nm. An eight-speed auto transmission comes as standard.

Range Rover Evoque continues to promise a safe and steady drive on any road condition.
Range Rover Evoque continues to promise a safe and steady drive on any road condition.

The new Range Rover Evoque is also packed with a host of safety features which include six airbags, ABS with EBD, emergency brake assist, hill descent and ascent assist, stability control, pedestrian airbag, rear camera with senors and lane keep assist.

The company said that deliveries of the diesel Range Rover Evoque will start now and the petrol versions will follow. While Land Rover said it has plans of bringing more and more electric cars to the country, there is no word on whether and when Evoque would go down that path.

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