In just over a week the 2020 Range Rover Evoque will be released, the new generation of the luxury compact SUV. Here you have the most up-to-date information.
Marks a date and hour Calendar: Thursday 22 November at 20:45 hours. That will be the moment chosen by Land Rover to officially launch the new generation of the Range Rover Evoque, one of the most popular compact SUVs in the world.
To prepare the environment, Land Rover has installed wire statues – the so-called “wire forms” – with the silhouette of the new Range Rover Evoque in several places in the city of London, specifically in the neighborhoods of Kensington and Chelsea.
Gerry McGovern, Chief Design Director of Land Rover, commented: ” The wire forms were created to get a preview of the new Evoque, which is the embodiment of the modernist design approach of Range Rover. Where better to show these spectacular facilities than in the heart of London, one of the best cities in the world. ”
The arrival of the new Range Rover Evoque to the market will take place during the first weeks of 2019, although on the same day of its global presence on November 22, the British firm will be able to accept orders. In a few days, we will keep you informed about the final image and the official technical characteristics that the definitive 2020 Range Rover Evoque will have, although Autopista.es can already make you an advance.
2020 Range Rover Evoque Redesign
The attractive design and the numerous luxury and exclusive finishes were the main keys to the initial success of the Range Rover Evoque when it officially debuted in the market. The British brand will continue with this philosophy, although it will reinforce it with a greater technological endowment, more efficient engines of a new generation and the adoption of various details that will further enhance the feeling of perceived quality.
The new Range Rover Evoque 2020 will be developed on the Premium Transverse Architecture platform (PTA), a modern evolution of the original D8 platform. At an aesthetic level, the changes will not be revolutionary, although structurally there will be differences, with better aerodynamics and a dynamic behavior that also promises improvements, according to the intense tests to which the pre-series units of the Evoque have been subjected to. always demanding Circuit of Nürburgring.
From the United Kingdom, they announce that at the** technological level the new Range Rover Evoque 2020″ will take a big step forward. In fact, it is already assured that it will be able to incorporate the second generation of the so-called “Transparent Hood”. Actually, this system does what is to project an image on the windshield to show what is under the chassis itself as if you saw through the hood itself and the engine.
2020 Range Rover Evoque Interior
The increase in wheelbase has allowed gaining a few extra millimeters in the rear seats, but also the arrangement of the front seats, with a new anchoring system, allows more space for the passengers of the rear seats.
The interior design also retains some of the features that characterized the previous edition, with a very horizontal architecture for the arrangement of the controls and instruments. Refinement and good finishing remain the main feature of the interior, which offers a feeling of quality and exceptional space.
The instrument panel of the 2020 Range Rover Evoque is now a little more inclined to improve its visibility and has enhanced the functionality with the installation of more intuitive touch screens, dual-function controls, and rotary buttons. The center console offers greater capacity to deposit objects and has two sliding armrests, while in the front doors have compartments to store 1.5-liter water bottles.
New combinations of colors, fabrics, and finishes allow the offer to be further diversified. A new type of high-quality fabric, an alternative to leather, that combines blends of wool with a thermal suede cloth, made from 53 recycled plastic bottles per vehicle, in addition to another made from eucalyptus fibers, which is lighter.
Also in terms of technology, the new Range Rover Evoque stands out above the average of its category, unveiling some previously unseen features, such as the “ClearSight Ground View”, by means of cameras located on the front grille and in the rearview mirrors. of the doors, the device is capable of projecting in the central screen the images that we will find in front and under the car, in a virtual representation of 180º to facilitate the circulation on complicated terrains.
Another novelty that includes is the ClearSight mirror that, by pressing a button, is transformed into a video screen to show the images of the back, so that the rear view is not interrupted by passengers in the rear seats. It offers a field of vision of 50 degrees by the camera installed in the gate, even in low light conditions, and is protected by a bevel to prevent dirt. However, if it gets dirty, you can go back to the normal mirror mode with a conventional mirror at the touch of a button.
The navigation and entertainment equipment is distributed in two glass touch screens, 10 and 12.3 inches in diameter, as well as a color “head up display”, which projects information on the windshield. The capacitive screen integrates connectivity functions through Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, 4G WiFi connection point, tablet supports and six USB ports distributed throughout the cabin.
Safety & Artificial Intelligence
The 2020 Range Rover Evoque is the first model of Land Rover that offers the technology called “Smart Settings” , which uses artificial intelligence algorithms to learn the habits of the driver from the key or the phone , being able to adjust the address column and the seat as it approaches the car, allowing to register up to eight different profiles. After a period of “learning” the system will be able to remember the preferences of the driver regarding temperature, type of music, the most used telephone numbers, massage functions, etc. Includes interior air ionizer with pollen filter to avoid impurities in the passenger compartment.
There will also be present the InControl Remote system, able to connect the user with his car through the Smartphone, and know the parking situation, fuel level, open or close the car remotely, program the heating or cooling so that it is ready to the time we want, etc. Software updates for the control of the systems are made automatically, through mobile data, without the user having to intervene in the operation or go to the dealer.
Because as announced from England, on a technological level one of the great contributions of this Range Rover Evoque second generation will be the transparent hood system, known as ” Transparent Bonnet “: it is the projection of an image on the windshield to show what is under the frame itself as if you saw through the hood itself and the engine. It is a function that should be very practical in off-road use, to know at all times the area that we tread. We are already looking forward to trying it.
At the mechanical level, there will also be new features, with the latest Ingenium engines of the group and different modes of transmission. Thus, the range of the new Evoque could be composed of two 2.0 TD4 versions with 150 and 180 hp, both with the possibility of associating with the automatic 9-speed gearbox, in addition to a 2.0 Si4 petrol engine and already with 240 hp of power. It is virtually certain that it will also have different hybrid electrified variants.
The 2020 Range Rover Evoque could also offer up to 3 traction systems, starting with a 4×2 access version, followed by a 4×4 variant called Standard Driveline. Above, the sophistication would come with the version 4×4 Active Driveline, capable of distributing completely the distribution of torque between both trains depending on the conditions of adhesion. There are only two months left to know it completely.
2020 Range Rover Evoque Price
The conventional gasoline and diesel engines, all Ingenium four-cylinder, offer powers between 150 and 300 HP. The access version, which will arrive in September in front-wheel drive and with a six-speed manual gearbox, will start from the 40,000 euros in its basic version. Also available are nine-speed automatic diesel variants and a permanent total traction system of 150, 180 and 240 hp, supported by 48-volt soft hybridization, as well as variants of 200, 250 and 300 hp of gasoline, also based on the 48-volt soft hybridization technology.