Tata Motors' wholly-owned subsidiary, Jaguar Land Rover, has launched the facelifted Range Rover in India at Rs 67.90 lakhs (ex-showroom). The updated Velar will only come in the fully loaded Dynamic SE trim and two powertrain options. The Range Rover Evoque has undergone notable updates, including new features, a few exterior designs, and upgraded interiors.
In terms of its exterior design, nothing significant has been changed. It gets a redesigned grille and new super-slim LED headlamps with a new LED running lamp. It now also features a red brake callipers and a new twin 10-spoke design for the alloy wheels. The silhouette of the car remains almost the same. Two new colour options have also been added: Corinthian Bronze and Tribeca Blue.
On the inside, it gets a significant set of changes. The dashboard layout is completely redesigned with a new 11.4-inch curved touchscreen infotainment system. The system runs on Pivi Pro software. The layout now looks quite simple and clutter-free. It now has a new PM 2.5 air purification system. It does get a bunch of nifty features like- heated and cooled front seats, dual-zone climate control, a panoramic sunroof, a 360-degree surround-view camera, and wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
Range Rover Evoque comes in two engine options. It gets a 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol unit that produces 247hp of peak power and 365Nm of torque and a 2.0-litre four-cylinder diesel that produces 201hp and a grunty 430Nm of torque. The engine comes mated to a 9-speed automatic gearbox. All-wheel drive is standard. Both engines get a 48V mild-hybrid system with a belt-integrated starter generator that produces additional boost and recuperates braking energy.Range Rover Evoque goes up against the Volvo XC60, Audi Q5 and Mercedes-Benz GLC.