Since its launch in September this year, the Range Rover Evoque has received a total of 53 awards. Among the recent one is the 4x4 of the Year recognition from Britain's 4x4 Magazine, Car of the Year accolade from the Czech Republic and Best SUV from the Brazilian automotive news agency Auto Press. All in all, 15 different countries recognize the lightest, smallest and most efficient Range Rover ever produced.
The half-century tally of Evoque includes prominent accolades like Car of the Year in the UK AutoExpress New Car Honors, US Motor Trend's SUV of the Year, Scottish Car of the Year, Car and Driver Spain Car of the Year, BBC Top Gear's Car of the Year, the Design Trophy from l'Automobile in France as well as a horde of awards from Chinese publications and organizations.
John Edwards, Land Rover global brand director, commented that the pace with which the Evoque reaped the honors is "breathtaking, as is their global nature." He added that it is a "fantastic achievement" for those who are part of the Evoque project and is a "great endorsement for the product."
Furthermore, the Evoque has appeared at the top of group tests conducted by various motoring magazines all over the world. It is also winning thousands of new owners, Edwards said. He further disclosed that orders for Evoque are now in excess of 40,000 units, adding that "many of those have come from customers new to the brand."