Jaguar Land Rover has launched the locally made Range Rover Evoque at a sticker price of Rs. 48.73 lakh (ex-showroom Mumbai, Pre-Octroi) in India. The deliveries would start in April 2015 for the buyers. Range Rover Evoque is being launched in three variants Pure, Dynamic and Prestige with prices being Rs. 48.73 Lakh, Rs. 52.40 Lakhs, and Rs. 56.21 Lakhs, respectively. The prices have come down significantly and the mini SUV is now around Rs. 8-10 Lakhs cheaper than before.
Rohit Suri, President of Jaguar Land Rover India, said: "We believe that India is a market that offers significant opportunities for both the Jaguar and Land Rover brands. I am pleased to announce the broadening of our locally manufactured portfolio, with the introduction of the Range Rover Evoque. It is already very popular with Indian customers and we will now offer this SUV at an even more competitive price point starting at INR 48.73 Lacs, Ex-Showroom Mumbai (Pre-Octroi). This will enable us to access a wider audience which consists of discerning and premium Indian customers who have always loved the brand, aspired to own this SUV and be seen in it. Our investment in the Pune facility demonstrates our continued long-term commitment to the Indian market."
Range Rover Evoque becomes the fourth company vehicle to be assembled locally at its Pune plant after the Freelander 2, Jaguar XF and XJ. In addition, the company also told that the production at its Pune plant has almost tripled since its opening in 2011. Talking about the interior features, the India-made Evoque boasts front and rear parking sensors with rear view camera, navigation system, panoramic sunroof, and company's Terrain Response System. Under the hood, the 5-door mini SUV retains its 2.2L SD4 diesel engine which churns out 188bhp of power with Pure, Dynamic, and Prestige trim. On the other hand, the 3-door version is availabe only in Prestige trim with a 255bhp 2.0L turbo-petrol motor. Both the engines are linked to a 9-speed automatic transmission.
Here is the variant-wise pricing of the India-made Range Rover Evoque Ex-Showroom Mumbai (Pre-Octroi):
Range Rover Evoque Pure - Rs. 48.73 Lakh
Range Rover Evoque Dynamic - Rs. 52.40 Lakh
Range Rover Evoque Prestige - Rs. 56.21 Lakh