The premiere of the convertible version of the Evoque SUV models, is scheduled for the end of 2015. Sales will start during 2016. This is the first convertible SUV from Land Rover company. The 2017 Range Rover Evoque Convertible will be built at Halewood plant in the UK, and the starting price of this model will move about 40,000 £. In the same factory, are produced the standard Evoque 5-door, as well as, the Evoque Coupe 3 door.
Land Rover company unveiled this model at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. Of course, that was the concept version of the model. Even then it was announced that the Evoque Convertible enter series production. However, the exact date was not specified. After the premiere in Geneva, the company did not present a lot of information about the start of production of this model. Many thought that they will not even come to mass production. To the great delight of many fans of the brand, appeared masked test specimens, which announced production model. Now the company has officially announced that sales of 2017 Range Rover Evoque Convertible, will start in 2016.
2017 Range Rover Evoque Convertible Specs
Concept from 2012, was based on the standard model, the 3-door version. Presented concept has a set of alloy wheels of 21 inches, a folding roof made of canvas and display of 8 inches in the interior. Also, the concept has four seats, because it is based on a three-door version.
According to current knowledge, and serial 2017 Range Rover Evoque Convertible will have a classic folding canvas roof and wheels of 21 inches. As for the design vehicle is concerned, the production model will differ from the concept. In March 2015, in Geneva was presented restyled Range Rover Evoque SUV. The changes, which suffered this model will be visible in the new Evoque Convertible models.
This means that the 2017 Range Rover Evoque Convertible get new LED lights and a restyled front bumper. There are also new appearance masks, air intakes, a modified suspension and upgraded brakes. In addition, the offer will be a new, larger exterior color palette. The interior of vehicle offers quality materials, new seats, as well as improved safety equipment and security systems.
Under the hood will be a new Ingenium four-cylinder engine. The units are upgraded and their mass is reduced. There will be a 2.0-liter TD4 diesel engine with 150 horsepower, as well as a version with 180 horsepower. In addition to the two diesel versions, will be available Si petrol engine with 240 horsepower, combined with a 9-speed automatic transmission.
Range Rover Evoque had been sold in more than 400,000 copies. The new 2017 Range Rover Evoque Convertible will extend an offer to the fantastic crossover SUV, and make that sales figures are even better than before.