2011 June

Pricing & Fuel Economy for the U.S. Range Rover Evoque 28MPG/$44K #rangerover

Land Rover announced fuel economy and pricing for its all-new 2012 Range Rover Evoque, the lightest, most fuel efficient Range Rover ever, on Thursday, June 30, 2011.  The first new Range Rover since 2005 achieves 28 MPG EPA highway and 19 MPG EPA city through new efficiency technologies, lightweight materials, and environmentally conscious design and will be available in Fall 2011, with a starting price of $43,995 for the five-door and $44,995 for the coupe.PRICING & FUEL ECONOMY ANNOUNCED FOR THE ALL-NEW 2012 RANGE ROVER EVOQUE

With an impressive 28 highway MPG**, the Range Rover Evoque is the brand’s most fuel efficient model to date and will arrive in showrooms in Fall 2011 for $43,995*.

MAHWAH, N.J., JUNE 30, 2011- Land Rover revealed today that the

all-new 2012 Range Rover Evoque will have a starting price of $43,995* for the five-door, and $44,995* for the coupe. Both prices include Destination and Delivery.

As the lightest and most fuel efficient Range Rover ever, the

Range Rover Evoque sends a powerful message that the company is serious about sustainability and is determined to deliver vehicles that are both relevant and highly desirable. The Range Rover Evoque addresses the growing consumer need for more environmentally friendly vehicles.

The Range Rover Evoque achieves 28 MPG** EPA highway and 19 MPG** EPA city. This excellent fuel economy is the result of new efficiency technologies, lightweight materials, and environmentally conscious design.

Weight saving was a primary objective in the development of the

Range Rover Evoque, and engineers have applied a range of advanced lightweight materials to make this the lightest Range Rover model ever, with the five-door starting at just 3,680lbs (1,680 kg)***. Weight-saving technologies can be found throughout the bodyshell and chassis of the Range Rover Evoque, including a steel body structure with over 18%*** Boron/high strength steels in key load-bearing areas. Additional features include polymer and composite front fenders and tailgate, an aluminum hood, roof panels, front lower control arms and front/rear suspension knuckles, and a magnesium cross car beam.

As part of the comprehensive effort to minimize the car’s ecological impact, the Range Rover Evoque focuses on the use of more sustainable materials. Each vehicle uses approximately 35lbs (16kg)*** of recycled plastic material. Parts with recycled content include: headliner, center console, wheel arch liners, air cleaner, cooling fan and shroud, air ducting, side under trays, parcel shelf, engine cover and subwoofer box.

In addition, the metal interior trim on the center console and dashboard is produced from recycled aluminum. The trim fabric used on the headlining and pillars is produced from recycled polyester.

This vehicle will be sold in 160 countries worldwide with North American deliveries beginning in Fall 2011.

Disney/Pixar’s Cars 2 gets Eddie Izzard as a Land Rover #landrover #cars2 #disney

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Check out the badge close-up, it’s official!!

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Carscoop scoops an interior shot of the 2013 Range Rover Test Mules #rangerover

We’ve been seeing these test vehicles for the upcoming 2013 Range Rover redesign.  But from what I have seen, these are the first ones with interior shots.  Not too much to see, lots of wires and testing specific hardware, but the interesting item, is the Range Rover Evoque style steering wheel.

Also, they’re confirming this version as a Diesel Hybrid, can’t wait to hear more!!

http://carscoop.blogspot.com/2011/06/scoop-land-rover-spotted-testing-2013.html

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