2015 Range Rover Evoque, including the new Autobiography & Autobiography Dynamic
◾Luxurious Autobiography name features on the Range Rover Evoque
◾Two new premium derivatives - Range Rover Evoque Autobiography and Autobiography Dynamic, bringing heightened luxury and increased performance
◾Autobiography Dynamic debuts with 285PS/400Nm 2.0-litre petrol engine, revised chassis for sharper handling and upgraded 350mm front brake discs
◾More responsive ZF 9-speed automatic transmission for Autobiography Dynamic with active driveline as standard
◾A world first - Land Rover InControlTM Apps* enables vehicle optimised smartphone apps to be displayed and controlled with their original look and feel from the vehicle's touchscreen
Land Rover is introducing two distinctive new premium derivatives to the acclaimed Range Rover Evoque line-up for 2015: the luxurious Autobiography tops the range, complemented by the more powerful, more agile Autobiography Dynamic.
The Autobiography derivatives feature enhanced dynamic body styling, 20-inch forged alloy wheels and premium leather interior details with Autobiography embossed headrests. Customers of the Dynamic derivative can also opt for either the sports or premium climate seat. The Autobiography Dynamic's chassis has been optimised for even sharper handling, while the top-of-the-range 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine has been upgraded exclusively to produce 285PS and 400Nm - a substantial 45PS and 60Nm increase compared with the existing Range Rover Evoque. A new and striking premium metallic body colour called phoenix orange also debuts across the Dynamic Evoque derivatives.
Enhancing Land Rover's existing suite of connected-car technologies, Land Rover InControlTM Apps* also debuts across the range. In a world first, InControl Apps enables vehicle-optimised smartphone apps to be displayed and controlled with their original look and feel from the vehicle's touchscreen. Owners simply connect their smartphone directly to the Range Rover Evoque through a dedicated ÚSB port to enable compatible iPhone or Android apps to function.
Park assist semi-autonomous parking, a surround camera system and blind-spot monitoring with closing vehicle sensing and reverse traffic detection continue to be available, making the Range Rover Evoque perfectly suited to busy urban environments.
Speaking ahead of the official world premiere for the Range Rover Evoque Autobiography derivatives at the Geneva Motor Show, Murray Dietsch, Director of Land Rover Programmes, said: 'When the Range Rover Evoque was launched, it brought a unique blend of innovative exterior and interior design and exceptional on- and off-road capability to the market. It created the premium compact SÚV.
'The introduction of Land Rover InControlTM Apps, together with the new range topping Autobiography and Autobiography Dynamic derivatives, take the Range Rover Evoque's core strengths a step further, bringing increased levels of connectivity, desirability, luxury and dynamic ability to the already successful line-up.'
Since its launch in 2011, the Range Rover Evoque has won 157 international awards for its combination of leading-edge design, striking interior craftsmanship, agile handling and off-road capability. With highly competitive pricing, a range of powerful yet efficient petrol and diesel engines, 'on demand' active driveline to enhance agility and a responsive, fuel-efficient 9-speed automatic ZF transmission the Evoque continues to appeal with more than 270,000 sales worldwide, making it the fastest-selling Land Rover of all time.Source - Land Rover