A new model placed between the Range Rover Sport and Evoque is to be offered by the Land Rover Company. It is to be called the 2016 Range Rover Evoque or by the code ‘L 560’. The new Evoque will be the combined effort of Land Rover and Jaguar Company. It will be based on a new platform featuring extensive use of aluminum. This platform is the same one used in the new family of compact Jaguar models. Furthermore, the new 2016 Range Rover Evoque will get new power units which will make it to stand out among the company’s other models. It is said to be more stylish, lighter and also bigger in size. This model is expected to become Range Rover’s most fuel economical model thanks to its aluminum chassis and the new four cylinder engine currently being developed by Jaguar.
2016 Range Rover Evoque: Redesign Exterior and Interior
2016 Range Rover Evoque will acquire special features which shall attract prospective buyers. Both manufacturers have confirmed that this model is indeed demanding since it is expected to feature a hybrid variant, to have less weight and to be fuel economical. Its interior is expected to be of top notch after undergoing thorough modifications. It will also go through various exterior changes including some on the wheels, on the body colors and on its front and rear lights to make sure that the end product catch the buyers’ attention. Furthermore, this new model will acquire various safety measures which will allow the river to cruise and also park the auto with ease. For instance, a number of sensors will be installed whose work will be to check the traffic coming from all directions. Such features are vital in a modern automobile as they make driving easier especially in congested areas, as they raise the alarm against collision, during parking and lane departure or by detecting near traffic among others.
As mentioned earlier, the new 2016 Range Rover Evoque will be larger and lighter than the base model. Increase in its size will also cause an increase in its storage and passenger space. With this new model, it will be possible for the purchaser to customize its entire interior to suite his or her preferences.
2016 Range Rover Evoque: Engine and Fuel Economy
Land Rover and Jaguar’s collaboration is not only reflected on designing and constructing the new model, but also in developing perfect power-trains for this model. The two have come up with what they are referring to ‘Hot-Fire’ engines which are both diesel and petrol four cylinder variants. These new engines will replace the current EcoBoost engines. The expected transmissions include a 2.2 liter turbo diesel generating a horsepower of about 180. The other one is 2.0 liter turbo petrol producing 237 hp and 340 lb-ft of torque. This new model’s fuel consumption is rated at 4.5 liter for every 100 km. The 2016 Range Rover Evoque XL will come with both FWD and AWD systems.
2016 Range Rover Evoque: Release Date and Price
2016 Range Rover Evoque is scheduled to be released sometimes in 2015 while its sales will begin in 2016. As for the price, the manufactures have not disclosed it. Nevertheless, this new model is believed to come at a higher price than that of the current Evoque. Its might therefore sell from $ 33 000 and above. Some of its closest competitors include Audi Q5, Mercedes Benz M-Class and BMW X3.