After a round of teaser campaign, Land Rover unveiled the Range Rover Evoque Convertible version, which will go on sale around mid-2016 in more than 170 countries.
The fifth member of the Range Rover product line-up and the first ever convertible from the British marque will give comfortable seating for four adults. The basic design of the Convertible remains unchanged in line with 2016 Range Rover Evoque except the roof.
The fabric roof is the longest and widest currently fitted to any vehicle on sale today claims Land Rover. The Z-folding fully-automated roof stows in 18 seconds and can be raised in 21 seconds, at speed of up to 48kmph. In addition, the position of the roof doesn't affect load space, with a 251-litre boot offering in convertible.
The interior is spruced up with high-resolution 10.2-inch touchscreen with InControl Touch Pro. The InControl Touch Pro offers smartphone integration, navigation, 3G connectivity and a premium sound system.
Being a convertible, Land Rover extended the safety features in the convertible. The roll-over protection device featuring deployable roll-over bars hidden in the rear bodywork. It deploys two aluminium bars within 90 milliseconds in a roll-over situation that will create a potential protection space for occupants.
The convertible in global market is powered by lightweight, all-aluminium four-cylinder petrol and diesel engines. The petrol engine is the 237bhp Si4 engine, while the diesel power comes from 178bhp 2.0-litre Ingenium engines developed with along with the new Jaguar XE. The engines are mated to nine-speed automatic transmissions and four-wheel drive system is standard. Additionally, the convertible gets off-road aids such as Terrain Response system, Wade Sensing and All-Terrain Progress Control.