A Land Rover 'LRX' concept 4x4 started doing
the rounds of motor shows, compact but up-market from
the Land Rover Freelander.
- 2010, May:
It was announced that production would go ahead, as the
Range Rover 'Evoque', in both 4x4 and 4x2 versions!
Undisguised prototypes started tests in July.
- 2010, October:
The Evoque made its official world debut at the Paris Motor Show,
turbo-charged, 4-cylinder petrol and diesel engines,
one of the latter claiming 58mpg and <130 gm CO2/km.
The 5-door Evoque made its debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show,
17 November 2010.
The Evoque on sale, ~July
from £28K (2WD 148hp turbo-diesel 6-speed manual 5-door)
to £44.3K ("Prestige" trim 187hp turbo-diesel 6-speed auto 3-door), and
in .au $53,395 TD4 4×4,
$57,395 SD4 4×4 2.2-litre I4 turbo-diesel, and
$60,395 Si4 4×4 2-litre I4 turbo-petrol,
in the "Pure"(!) range, with the
"Dynamic" range priced from au$66.9K to $73.9K, and
"Prestige" from au$68.9K to $75.9K.
The 2016MY Evoque got a face lift and two new "Ingenium" 2-litre diesels --
148bhp or 177bhp.
- 2017 May 10:
Land-Rover annouced that it had built
100,000 Evoques at Halewood since 2011.
- 2018 November:
Land-Rover revealed the new
2019 Evoque, from £31.6K.
(Plug-in hybrid coming later.)