Lessons In Design: 2012 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque

We wanted to see how residential designers would look at a good example of automotive design. We were also curious to compare that reaction to our car journalist’s view and the view of consumers on the street. We chose the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque as our subject car because it is relatively new and we wanted a fresh evaluation. We also chose the Evoque because it is an attempt to create something of a new segment: the stylish, high-end, urban active lifestyle vehicle. Any time designers work in a new or nearly new segment, the design problem gets more complex because trial and error hasn’t vetted many ideas, some of which inevitably prove unsatisfactory. We drove the Evoque extensively around LA, through Hollywood, Beverly Hills, and Venice and, of course, on the 405, the 105, the 5, the 10, the 101 and the PCH.

By Tom Martin | July 26, 2012
Base Versus Loaded: 2013 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Five-Door

Until then, though, let’s take a deeper dive into the smallest vehicle to wear the Range Rover badge, the Evoque. The Evoque is available in three different trims: Pure, Prestige, and Dynamic. Pure represents the base (but still amazingly well-equipped) model, while Prestige is the luxury oriented offering and Dynamic has a sportier lean. Both the Prestige and Dynamic are strikingly similar, except for a few very minor areas. Still, the Prestige is slightly more expensive to start (by about $900), while the Dynamic is pricier overall.

By Brandon Turkus | June 05, 2012
First Look: 2013 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Special Edition

Beijing is shaping up to be the show for limited-edition luxury vehicles. First we saw the Jaguar XJ Ultimate, and now there’s the Land Rover Range Rover Special Edition. And yes, Mrs. Beckham helped with this.

By Brandon Turkus | April 23, 2012
Winding Road Issue 75 Is Now Available!

In the newest issue, we take the new Range Rover Evoque Coupe up mountains, on- and off-road. This new crossover has a lot to offer. Plus, we test and rate a host of other cars in Winding Road Issue 74.

By Winding Road Staff | October 19, 2011
Driven: 2012 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Coupe

The Range Rover Evoque arrives on the scene just as beholden to the less-than-ideal real world as its premium CUV competitors, then, but also with much more of a mandate to (self-imposed, to a large extent) to have go-anywhere ability. This is, after all, a Land Rover. The British company may have just a precious few total models spread out over its roughly 60-year history, but none, as yet, has been anything less than a bulldog off-road. That’s an imposing history for a crossover to live up to, let alone one as sleek and (sometimes) two-doored as the slinky Evoque Coupe.

By Seyth Miersma | October 12, 2011
First Look: 2012 Range Rover Evoque

Land Rover has given up details and official images of the 2012 Range Rover Evoque ahead of its Paris debut. When it comes to market next fall, it will be the smallest Range Rover offered.

By John Beltz Snyder | September 21, 2010
2012 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Unveiled In London

Land Rover has unveiled the newest entry to the Range Rover line, the Evoque, at the brand’s 40th Birthday celebration in London. The Evoque is the production version of the LRX Concept which debuted in 2008.

By Brandon Turkus | July 02, 2010


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