Land Rover to debut all-new Range Rover Evoque Convertible in November

Article by Andrew Christian, on October 19, 2015

Land Rover reveals that its All-New Range Rover Evoque Convertible is expected to debut in November. This will come after the company will be done with its development and testing program where it expects the Evoque Convertible to pass with high marks.

After its completion, the Evoque Convertible will then become the most capable convertible around the world. Evoque Convertible's design was initially showcased during the London takeover held not so long ago.

This was the event where six full-scale wireframe sculptures of the Evoque Convertible were displayed at iconic locations across London. To further highlight its all-terrain credentials, Land Rover will release a film to showcase them.

In the footage that was recently released, it shows the Evoque Convertible completing the last phase of testing which is usually done on the company’s Eastnor Caastle estate located in Herefordshire, UK.

The film also shows how the company’s engineers conducted its test on this luxury compact SUV in order to make sure that it has the expected all-terrain capability.

According to Mike Cross, who is Land Rover’s Chief Engineer for Vehicle Integrity, the company has always been proud of the fact that it remains to be the leader with respect to all-terrain capability and this current offering meets all expectations.

Cross shares that the Evoque Convertible has been fully tested worldwide and is more than capable of deliver a dynamic SUV experience largely due to a mix of advanced technologies with innovative engineering. Cross proudly states that it is the reason why it is being called as “The Convertible for all Seasons."

The company has confirmed that it expects to display the Evoque Convertible in time for the Geneva Motor Show in March 2015. Since it has already completed the rather extensive program, this derivative of the company’s multi-awarded Range Rover Evoque will continue the company’s practice of not just creating but also leading in new market segments.

Through a series of tests conduct across the globe, the Evoque Convertible has more than proven that it is indeed durable and capable. Its final sign-off however will be conducted at the Eastnor Castle Estate, where all of the different Range Rovers have been for the past 45 years as well.

The company says that while it makes its public debut during the Los Angeles International Auto Show, it will be officially launched in November and will go on sale in different key markets starting in the spring of 2016.

Press Release

ALL-NEW RANGE ROVER EVOQUE CONVERTIBLE BREEZES THROUGH ULTIMATE ALL-TERRAIN TESTING

The All-New Range Rover Evoque Convertible will be the most capable convertible in the world when it debuts in November after completing Land Rover's punishing development and testing program with flying colors.

Hot on the heels of last week's London takeover, where six full-scale wireframe sculptures showcased Evoque Convertible's elegant design at a series of iconic locations, Land Rover has released a film showcasing its all-terrain credentials.

The footage, released today, shows the world's first luxury compact SUV convertible completing the final phase of testing at Land Rover's legendary Eastnor Castle estate, in Herefordshire, UK. The film demonstrates how Land Rover's engineers have rigorously tested the four-wheel drive Convertible to ensure it delivers customary all-terrain capability.

Mike Cross, Land Rover Chief Engineer, Vehicle Integrity, said, "Land Rover prides itself on being a class leader when it comes to all-terrain capability and the Evoque Convertible is no different. Thanks to a combination of innovative engineering and the application of advanced technologies, Evoque Convertible will deliver a dynamic and assured SUV experience that has been tested around the world. We call it 'The Convertible for all Seasons'."

Land Rover confirmed plans to launch a highly desirable convertible derivative of its multi award-winning Range Rover Evoque at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2015. The bold addition to the range has just completed its extensive development program and continues Land Rover's tradition for creating and leading new market segments.

Travelling the globe, Evoque Convertible has proved its capability and durability in a series of demanding tests before undergoing final sign-off at the famous Eastnor Castle Estate, where all Range Rovers have been put through their paces for the last 45 years.

Launching in November and making its public debut at the Los Angeles International Auto Show, Evoque Convertible will be on sale in key markets from Spring 2016.

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