Range Rover Evoque Convertible will appear at LA motor show
Source : Range Rover Evoque Convertible will appear at LA motor show
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 within the UK next spring.
Described as being “the most capable convertible within the earth”, the open-top Evoque has been shown in a series of official photos testing at Land Rover’s proving ground. the automobile will 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 along with also also the application of advanced technologies, Evoque Convertible will deliver a dynamic along with also also assured SUV experience that will has been tested around the earth. We call the idea ‘The Convertible for all Seasons’.
These latest preview images come just days after full-scale wire designs of the automobile were unveiled in London. The series of six computer-modelled aluminium wire mock-ups were placed in several locations within 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 designs are said to give an accurate representation of how the open-top Evoque will look along with also also include 3D wheels along with also also wire-formed seats. JLR design boss Gerry McGovern said: “The Range Rover Evoque Convertible will be perfectly suited to the urban surroundings of a city like London along with also also the idea’s the perfect place to showcase the earth’s first luxury compact SUV convertible.”
Confirmation of the Range Rover Evoque Convertible came at that will 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 style of such a style in 2012.
The production Evoque Convertible will be built alongside the all 5-door along with also also coupé variants at Land Rover’s Halewood plant.
Land Rover engineers will have worked to solve any issues with Centeng rigidity along with also also handling that will have arisen through the loss of the Evoque’s roof; the idea’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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