Range Rover Evoque Convertible confirmed for LA motor show debut

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Land Rover’s open-top Range Rover Evoque will go on sale next Spring after its first public appearance at the LA motor show next month


Land Rover has confirmed that will the upcoming Range Rover Evoque Convertible will make its global debut at the LA motor show next month, before going on sale inside the UK next Spring.

Described as being “the most capable convertible inside the entire world”, the open-top Evoque has been shown in a series of official photos testing at Land Rover’s proving ground. the automobile can be said to have passed the off-road tests “with flying colours.”

Land Rover chief engineer Mike Cross said: “Thanks to a combination of innovative engineering as well as the application of advanced technologies, Evoque Convertible will deliver a dynamic as well as assured SUV experience that will has been tested around the entire world. We call the item ‘The Convertible for all Seasons’.

These latest preview images come just days after full-scale wire versions of the automobile were unveiled in London. The series of six computer-modelled aluminium wire mock-ups were placed in several locations inside the capital in order to “give the public a chance to see how the Evoque Convertible will look in its natural environment”. The stunt was similar to the way in which Jaguar Land Rover launched the original Evoque in 2013.

The wire versions are said to give an accurate representation of how the open-top Evoque will look as well as include 3D wheels as well as wire-formed seats. JLR design boss Gerry McGovern said: “The Range Rover Evoque Convertible can be perfectly suited to the urban surroundings of a city like London as well as the item’s the perfect place to showcase the entire world’s first luxury compact SUV convertible.”

Confirmation of the Range Rover Evoque Convertible came at This specific year’s Geneva motor show, when Land Rover released official pictures of a test car being driven through the tunnels of the Crossrail project currently being constructed beneath London. Land Rover also issued a short video of the stunt.

the automobile’s existence confirmed an open secret that will Land Rover has been preparing a convertible Evoque, having first shown a concept edition of such a design in 2012.

The production Evoque Convertible will be built alongside the 5-door as well as coupé variants at Land Rover’s Halewood plant.

Land Rover engineers will have worked to solve any issues with Centeng rigidity as well as handling that will have arisen through the loss of the Evoque’s roof; the item’s not yet known whether the move has hindered the Evoque’s off-road capabilities.

Previous spy pictures clearly show that will the soft-top Evoque will get revised rear-end styling, with the most prominent addition being a rear-mounted lip spoiler.

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