2017 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque launched in India; Prices start at Rs.49.10 Lakh

December 26, 2016, Chennai

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Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover launched the incipient 2017 models range of its popular SUV - the Range Rover Evoque.

The altered prices for the SUV begin at Rs.49.10 lakh going up to Rs.67.90 lakh for the top-of-the-line variant.

The greatest changes in the 2017 model year Range Rover Evoque is the inception of the Ingenium Diesel engine, which makes it the first Land Rover SUV in the country to be powered by a motor from JLR's new engine family.

Prior to this, only the newly dispatched Jaguar F-Pace came with engines from the Ingenium family.

The new 2017 Land Rover Ranger Rover will only be available in one engine option and that is the 2.0-litre Ingenium diesel motor. Ingenium is Jaguar Land Rover's new breed of engines and the company exclaims that it has been designed for effortless performance, refinement and efficiency.

The new engine is 20 kg lighter than the previous generation engines and this makes it an efficient motor.

The new 1999cc oil burner churns out 177bhp and develops 430Nm of peak torque. JLR has mated to motor to a 9-speed automatic transmission and equipped it with a 4-wheel-drive system as well.

Regarding design and features, the 2017 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque remains unchanged and continues to give the Bold exterior styling along with comfortable and luxurious interior.

Exterior design includes the striking lines, muscular shoulder and tapered roof with the adaptive full LED headlights that enhanced light output for better visibility and safety at night. The SUV also gets different LED daytime running lights.

The cabin, retains the comfortable environment of a Range Rover SUV with superb detailing, strong lines and clean surfaces combined seamlessly with contemporary finishes. Details include the use of premium materials such as Oxford leather, twin-needle stitching and deeply padded door inserts. Oxford leather seats come as standard on HSE and HSE Dynamic models.

The car also gets the InControl Touch Pro infotainment system that optimises in-car connectivity by providing faster responses and a more intuitive operation for users.
Depending on the variant you either get the option of an 8-inch display or a larger 10-inch display.

Karthick Annamalai, Editor of www.vicky.in - India's leading portal. He has been review cars/bikes since 2007 and driven everything on wheels from Royal Enfield taurus diesel to Rolls Royce . He appears on various TV shows and a well known personality in auto industry. He writes for Mathrubhumi, Madhyamam, Dinamani, Udayavani, Eenadu, Dainikbhaskar and more.