The new Range Rover Evoque has a charismatic, sophisticated character, with its reductive design now enhanced with the latest technologies and luxurious material choices for modern luxury clients.
Range Rover Evoque’s reductive exterior presence is enhanced by a new grille and super-slim Pixel LED headlights1 with signature DRL, which deliver a technical, jewel-like appearance. New exterior accents and colours also complement the characteristic floating roof, unbroken waistline and the flush deployable door handles that define Range Rover’s design DNA.
Inside, Range Rover’s reductive design philosophy is amplified with a new 11.4-inch curved glass touchscreen, seemingly floating within the driver’s eyeline for improved visibility, while liberating space for interior stowage and Wireless Device Charging. Powered by Pivi Pro2, with regular Software Over The Air5 drops, the new centre console offers clients a seamless, comfortable digital experience.
The latest technologies and material innovations also promote wellbeing in the refreshed cabin, provided by one of the most sophisticated interior air quality technologies in its class** – Cabin Air Purification Plus. Tactile material options include non-leather UltrafabricsTM and KvadratTM textile seats to provide a new dimension of modern luxury3.
Geraldine Ingham, Managing Director, Range Rover, said: “The original compact luxury Range Rover for the city is even smarter and more sophisticated than its predecessor. The cabin is reductive and serene, with new materials and colourways for effortless luxury. A single curved glass interface and clean air technology allows clients to enjoy the calm and tranquility that is the hallmark of a Range Rover.”
Clients have a choice of Dynamic SE, Dynamic HSE and Autobiography models. The P300e plug-in electric hybrid enables clients to complete their average daily journeys in EV mode, with zero tailpipe emissions*. It is capable of up to 62km of electric-only driving according to the WLTP cycle, with new battery chemistry ensuring improved real-world range of up to 48km4. Every P300e features rapid DC charging capability as standard, for fast top-ups. A further option is the Ingenium diesel engine.
The new Range Rover Evoque features a subtle evolution of its reductive exterior design, with unmistakable hallmarks including its coupe-like silhouette, floating roof, continuous waistline and flush deployable door handles. The latest family grille design now provides a unified look across the Range Rover brand.
The exterior design is accentuated by new super-slim headlamps with the latest Pixel LED1 technology, featuring a jewel-like effect, crystal clear vision and complemented by chiselled new daytime running light graphics.
Prof Gerry McGovern OBE, Chief Creative Officer, JLR, said: “Range Rover Evoque’s unique personality has put its indelible mark on the automotive landscape. Its sophisticated design and timeless sense of modernity continues to strike that all important emotional chord.”
Design sophistication and innovation work in harmony with a redesigned interior. A clean centre console design features a tactile new gear shifter, while Pivi Pro2 infotainment is accessed via a crisp new 11.4-inch curved glass touchscreen, from which clients can seamlessly control key vehicle functions. Now situated higher and closer to the driver, it also liberates more stowage space and features standard Wireless Device Charging.
The cabin is made even more inviting with a sliding panoramic roof – which bathes the cabin in natural light – and the availability of tactile leather-free textile options.
Range Rover Evoque is the only SUV in its class available with KvadratTM 3 wool blend fabric** – a luxurious, tactile and contemporary alternative to leather. Tactility with a contemporary twist is provided by the leather-free KvadratTM 3 wool blend and Ebony perforated Ultrafabrics™ seating, with polyurethane textile inserts featuring a distinctive new perforation. Inspired by bespoke tailoring, the wool blends are 58 per cent lighter than leather and provide a contemporary appearance and tactility.
The innovative textile is the subject of extensive in-house durability testing in the Range Rover materials lab. To ensure it provides longevity and robustness, the materials go through 60,000 cycles of abrasion testing – the equivalent of 10 years of use – with UV testing that simulates three years’ exposure to harsh sunlight in just one month.
Innovative material options are available in addition to traditional leathers, while sophisticated new detailing – including Moonlight Chrome found on the steering wheel, centre console trim and air vents – provides a new air of refinement. Moonlight Chrome complements new trim finishers, which include Technical Light Anodised or Dark Anodised Aluminium (depending on model), with Shadow Grey Ash Veneer providing an elegant finish on Range Rover Evoque Autobiography.
The Range Rover Evoque’s colour palette now features Arroios Grey, Tribeca Blue and Corinthian Bronze, while contrast roof options enable clients to express their individuality, with Narvik Black and Corinthian Bronze to choose from. Its exterior character is enhanced further with a total of eight alloy wheel designs up to 21 inches in size6 and five new finishes, with diamond-turned offered on the Range Rover Evoque Autobiography and Dynamic HSE.
Following its introduction on the new Range Rover Velar, the Range Rover Evoque features the latest generation Pivi Pro2 infotainment technology. Controlled via an elegant new 11.4-inch curved glass touchscreen, all major vehicle functions are incorporated into the new display, which appears to float seamlessly within the centre console.
Controls for the climate, seating and audio volume are always visible via new sidebars, featuring multi-functional sliding controls on either side. These virtual buttons provide immediate access to frequently used items, including individual temperature controls for the front occupants, cameras, navigation and audio volume.
At the beginning of every journey, drivers are presented with a Pre-Drive panel for fast access to commonly used features, such as window demisters and heated seats. Once on the move, it disappears to reveal the familiar three-panel home screen that can be customised with trademark Pivi Pro2 intelligence and flexibility.
The next-generation infotainment was the subject of extensive testing and development, both digitally and physically with human testers, to reduce task and interaction time and deliver the most user-friendly experience possible. Approximately 80 per cent of tasks can be performed within two taps of the home screen.
Pivi Pro2 supports effortless smartphone connectivity with Wireless Apple CarPlay™7. Wireless Android Auto® is also supported, while Wireless Device Charging – from a new stowage area in the centre console – provides immediate fast charging and reduces the need for wires.
Pivi Pro2 features twin embedded eSIM technology and cloud-based architecture, meaning it provides full access to a range of online apps – including Spotify and Deezer – integrated within the infotainment system.
Range Rover Evoque also offers one of the most sophisticated suites of camera technologies in its class** with 3D Surround View, ClearSight Ground ViewTM 13 and ClearSight Interior Rear ViewTM 14 offering greater driver reassurance.
Customary Range Rover refinement is provided by advanced technologies that promote comfort and wellbeing, in addition to a comprehensive range of curated options packs.
The new Range Rover Evoque aims to provide the healthiest cabin environment possible, with one of the most sophisticated interior air quality technologies in its class**. Cabin Air Purification Plus is available for the first time on Evoque and an enhancement on the previous system.
Available as part of the optional Comfort Pack, or standard on Autobiography, it features PM2.5 Filtration and CO2 Management which helps to promote wellbeing for the whole family, as well as heighten alertness for the driver by monitoring and controlling CO2 levels inside the cabin. It is activated by pressing the Purify button on the Air Quality page within Pivi Pro2 and works to reduce the level of allergens or particulates inside the vehicle.
It uses nanoeTM X technology to combat pathogens and help significantly reduce odours, bacteria and allergens, while the Air Quality Index (AQI) app technology allows clients to monitor outside air quality at their location and their destination on screen.11
Enhanced visibility at night is provided by new Pixel LED Headlights with Signature Daytime Running Lights (DRLs)1. Standard on Dynamic HSE and Autobiography, the new system features three times as many LEDs as the previous Matrix LED headlights. Each headlight features four pixel modules, containing 67 precisely controlled LEDs. They accurately adapt to the road conditions ahead to provide the optimum forward beam.
Dynamic Bend Lighting uses speed and steering data to respond to the road ahead and illuminate dark corners and verges, while the high beam range can focus light almost half a kilometre in front, for optimum visibility.
Able to cast shadows around four oncoming objects and avoid dazzling, Adaptive Driving Beam automatically adapts to vehicle speed, casting a wide beam at low speeds and a more intense, longer beam above 70km/h.
The P300e electric hybrid offers clients the best of all worlds, enabling Range Rover Evoque drivers to complete their average daily journeys* with zero tailpipe emissions, thanks to an electric-only range of up to 62km from its 14.9kWh battery. The electric hybrid powertrain combines an efficient three-cylinder Ingenium petrol engine with an 80kW electric motor, providing a total power output of 227kW, 0-100km/h in 6.4 seconds. Updated battery chemistry offers an improved real-world driving experience, with an expected real-world electric range of up to 48km. On longer journeys, this means a total real-world range of up to 651km with CO2 emissions from 31g/km.4
Rapid DC charging is standard on the Evoque P300e, ensuring swift charges away from home in as little as 30 minutes***, meaning the next electric-only drive is only a short charge away. Using a 7kW home charger, 0-100% charge can be completed in around two hours8.
Trademark Range Rover engagement and composure on all terrains is provided by advanced chassis technologies.
Adaptive Dynamics – where fitted9 – ensures suspension stiffness is optimised for the driving conditions, improving ride comfort and handling. There’s even a specific calibration for off-road driving, while altering driving parameters via the Configurable Dynamics system delivers exceptional performance and agility on-road.
Supreme all-terrain breadth of capability is guaranteed by the intelligent torque on-demand all-wheel drive (AWD) system, providing the optimum torque distribution to suit the conditions, whether driving dynamically on the road or pulling away from a standstill on slippery surfaces.
Terrain Response 2® is accessible through Pivi Pro2 and allows the driver to adjust vehicle settings to suit the driving environment, with a choice of Eco, Comfort, Grass-Gravel-Snow, Mud-Ruts, Sand, Dynamic and Automatic mode. Each alters the calibration of the engine, transmission, all-wheel drive system, suspension and stability control systems for optimum traction and composure.
The new Range Rover Evoque is priced from R1,258,100, with vehicles arriving in South Africa in early 2024. Configure yours at www.range-rover/range-rover-evoque
Local pricing per model:
Range Rover Evoque D200 Dynamic SE: R1,258,100
Range Rover Evoque D200 Dynamic HSE: R1,310,900
Range Rover Evoque D200 Autobiography: R1,422,200
Range Rover Evoque P300e Dynamic SE: R1,647,900
Range Rover Evoque P300e Dynamic HSE: R1,702,000
CO2 on the D200 is 155g/km and 31g/km on the P300e.
1Options and their availability remain market dependent. Check with your retailer for local market availability.
2Pivi Pro features, options and their availability remain market dependent - check with your retailer for local market availability and full terms. Certain features require an appropriate sim with a suitable data contract which will require further subscription after the initial term advised by your Retailer. Mobile connectivity cannot be guaranteed in all locations.
3Only available as an option for HSE and Autobiography models. Leather-free Ebony perforated Ultrafabrics™ and Kvadrat™ wool blend seating option.
4The figures provided are as a result of official manufacturer's tests in accordance with EU WLTP legislation derivatives with a fully charged battery. For comparison purposes only. Real world figures may differ. CO2, fuel economy, energy consumption and range figures may vary according to factors such as driving styles, environmental conditions, load, wheel fitment, accessories fitted, actual route and battery condition. Figures shown are for European EU6 markets. Other market fuel economy and range certification and figures published at www.landrover.com All emissions, fuel economy and EV-only range figures are EU WLTP (TEL) Combined. EV range figures are based upon production vehicle over a standardised route. Range achieved will vary dependent on vehicle and battery condition, actual route and environment and driving style.
5Software Over The Air subject to driver consent, network connection and market availability.
6Not available on electric plug-in hybrid models.
7Apple CarPlay is a Trademark of Apple Inc.
8Charging times will vary dependent on many factors, including the age, condition, temperature and existing charge of the battery; facility used and duration of charge.
9Unavailable on D200 and PHEV.
10Charging times will vary dependent on many factors, including but not limited to: the age, condition, temperature and existing charge of the battery; facility used and duration of charge.
11In connected UK, European and US markets only. Texcell research, 2020 carried out for and result supplied by Panasonic.
12Compatible smartphones only.
13ClearSight GroundView™ dependent on optional 360 Surround Camera. Image is not live. Check surroundings for safety. Subject to local regulations.
14Optional feature. Subject to local regulations. If Bifocal or Varifocal users cannot easily adjust focus on the ClearSight digital rear view image, they may revert to rear view mirror mode at any time.
*Average daily journey length (48km) calculated using InControl data from 30 global markets for Range Rover Evoque vehicles between 2019 and 2022. Assumes fully charged battery.
**When measured against a closed class of competitors as of 03/03/2023.
***When using a 50kW rapid DC charger.