Editor’s Choice For SUV Of The Year, AOL
JANUARY 4, 2012
Land Rover North America today announced that the 2012 Range Rover Evoque was named AOL’s "Editor’s Choice" for SUV of the year.
“We are honored that the Range Rover Evoque has been awarded SUV of the year by the Editors at AOL,” says Kim McCullough, Brand Vice President, Land Rover North America. “The Range Rover Evoque targets a new generation of Range Rover enthusiasts, who are environmentally-conscious, and don’t want to compromise thetrue off-road capability and luxury that our vehicles are recognized for."
AOL Editors call the Range Rover Evoque “a true Range Rover for the 21st century,” and state “the proportions are just perfect.”
This is a significant accolade for the new Range Rover and adds to its impressive list of awards.
The 2012 Range Rover Evoque is the lightest and most fuel efficient Range Rover ever produced. The vehicle stays true to the core values of Range Rover, providing premium levels of craftsmanship, luxury, performance and Land Rover multi-terrain capability while embodied in a more compact package.The Range Rover Evoque achieves a 28 MPG EPA estimated highway rating and sends a message that the company is serious about sustainability and determined to deliver vehicles that are both relevant and highly desirable.
The Range Rover Evoque is available in two versions: a coupe and a five-door, with starting prices of $44,995* and $43,995*, respectively. Every Range Rover Evoque destined for the United States will be equipped with all-wheel drive and will feature a 240-horsepower, turbocharged, direct fuel injected, four-cylinder engine coupled to a six-speed automatic transmission. The Range Rover Evoque has been engineered with Land Rover capability. It can wade in nearly 20 inches of water, operate at tilt angles of up to 45 degrees, and features the Land Rover Terrain Response system, which has modes for sand, mud, ruts, grass, gravel and snow.
*Price shown is MSRP for Range Rover Evoque Prestige Premium. Includes destination and delivery fee. Excludes taxes, title, license and other local fees.