we All looked at the same face of disbelief the first time we saw the prototype of the Land Rover that had as reason to be a convertible version of the Range Rover Evoque. And is that it seemed a madness to create the base of the todocamino an alternative without a roof. They say that there is always some reason in madness and, after the success achieved by the concept, the company put hands to the work until today, the day that is presented to us of full rights to the Range Rover Evoque Convertible, the first SUV premium convertible.
The key of this new variant, of course, is the roof canvas that covers your body and that allows up to four passengers can enjoy the sky stepping on any terrain, whether asphalt, sand or, why not, snow. This hood, which is operated by an electrical system signed by Webasto, can be picked up in just 18 seconds and re-mounted in just 21 being also able, important information, perform this operation at up to 48 km/h.
Range Rover Evoque changes of personality by welcoming its new nature of a convertible, so changes at the structural level are equally as important in the model. Due to the absence of ceiling the company has reinforced the front windshield and mounted high-strength steel in the doors with the objective to complete the body of the model. A structure that, according to the words of the brand itself, it is more rigid than the coupe version of the model.
running safety is ensured thanks to the new calibration of the suspension that ensures stability and comfort underway, and the pyrotechnic device have been installed which ensures the integrity of the occupants of the rear row. Behind has undergone modifications to hold the roof of canvas to be collected, in the form of Z, is safely tucked away in the space designed for the trunk. A solution that reduces the trunk capacity up to 251 litres.
On an aesthetic level, in addition to differentiate themselves from the rest of the range by the fact of being a convertible, the Range Rover Evoque Convertible has unique elements of this option. The bumper becomes more sporty and aggressive by means of a few shots of air of generous dimensions, the hood features entries designed to ventilate the engine, the back teaches a spoiler and the side skirts take on the color of the body. In the same way the wheels can be decorated by rims of between 17 to 20 inches.
If we access to the interior stresses that the seats, from start, to wear leather duotone and who, furthermore, have handling, heating, electric, or even massage. The section on lighting has been worked on and both the inside and the outside have a configuration in terms of specific light. So much so that the mirrors projected on the ground silhouette of this version cabrio.
At the time of their landing in the market the range mechanical will be completed with three engines, two diesel and a petrol. If we talk about the first two, we must note that it is the engine 2.0-liter Ingenium that may be chosen with powers of 150 HP or 180 HP. On the other hand, if we want an option to gasoline, we’ll have to make do with a single mechanical, the Si4 240 horsepower. The first two ensure an average consumption of 5.1 and 5.7 l/100 km, while the petrol takes out her breast for the 7.8 seconds it takes to complete the 0-100 km/h.
may Only be selected with change automatic nine-speed and all-wheel drive, although if we will have option to choose in terms of equipment. Will be available finishes ARE Dynamic and HSE Dynamic, two levels, on the other hand very complete from the start. The list of accessories is composed by accessories such as parking assistance systems, audio equipment Meridian, navigation, headlights full LED with flashing or sequential braking automatic among others. Also, the Range Rover Evoque Cabriolet has been chosen to premiere the new multimedia system InControl Touch Pro, an accessory from your screen of 10.2 inches allows for a multitude of connectivity functions such as the downloading of applications or access to WiFi.
In the field of technology on the road we can’t stop talking about the system Torque Vectoring (Sharing Vector Pair) mounted this convertible version of the Evoque. While this aid has as objective to ensure the dynamism in motion by means of the selective braking of the wheels, ensuring the absence of understeer. Nor have forgotten of technology is well-known in models of the firm as the sensor of wading, which measures the depth of the river that we want to cross, the Terrain Response, which adapts the traction to any situation, the All-Terrain Progress Control, the cruise control works to bajda speed, or the control of the descent.
will Arrive at dealers in the spring with a price starting 54.700 euro.
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Land Rover Range Rover Evoque
From 35.199 euro
article Range Rover Evoque Convertible, to the open sky where you choose has been originally published in Current Motor.