The first drop-top SUV from Range Rover is here. The new 2018 Range Rover Evoque Convertible. The question at Range Rover was: how to you offer more luxury and extravagance from an SUV?, well it is a drop-top and they decided to add it to the lineup. This convertible made it’s first appearance at the 2012 Geneva motor show. The Land Rover is calling this car the world’s first luxury convertible SUV.
Land Rover has managed to keep the shape of the Evoque with the roof up and it doesn’t any of it’s tough look with the roof down. To accommodate the folding roof the Evoque is slightly longer and just a but wider too. To strengthen the car structurally it’s been reinforced around the A pillars as well as the under body bracing. This car is gain some weight and have two hundred and seventy seven kilograms (610 pound) in the diesel versions and the all-independent suspension, anti-roll bars and electric power steering have tweaked to compensate this. The convertible roof will convert in impressive 18 seconds. Above this it gets a new rear spoiler and a third rear brake light.
2016 Range Rover Evoque Convertible Interior
Because of the convertible roof the boot will shrink to 251 liters (8 cu-ft) Like many convertibles the 2018 Range Rover Evoque becomes a four-seater to accommodate the folding mechanism. Land Rover is also introducing a host of new technology with this car, starting with the latest in control Touch Pro System on a extra wide 10.2 inch touchscreen. The Evoque Convertible will also get 3G internet connectivity.
2018 Evoque Convertible Engine
The U.S. version Evoques will have the current 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline engine in the calculable future. We believe that it will have this 2.0L engine and we also believe that the newer “Ingenium” power-train’s will not yet come to the U.S. The 2016 Range Rover Evoque Convertible will probably use the nine-speed automatic transmission. This SUV will also get a diesel engine the average fuel economy will go from 57,6 miles per gallon to 49,6 miles per gallon and the CO2 emissions will increase from 129 grams per kilometer to a 149.
2018 Range Rover Evoque Convertible Price and Release date
The new 2018 Range Rover Evoque Convertible will be ready for buyers to enjoy in it from the spring of 2017. It comes with a a price tag suitable for Land Rover lovers. Starting from 47,500 pounds ($72.897) equals 5.200 pounds ($7.980) more than the hardtop.