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Range Rover Evoque petrol launched

PTI
Published : Jan 17, 2017, 3:04 pm IST
Updated : Jan 17, 2017, 3:04 pm IST

Petrol motor of the Evoque is a 2.0-litre four cylinder turbocharged unit dishing out 240PS of max power and 340Nm of peak torque.

Land Rover has equipped it with features such as electronic stability control and torque vectoring by braking.
 Land Rover has equipped it with features such as electronic stability control and torque vectoring by braking.

Tata Motors-owned British automaker Land Rover has introduced the petrol variant of the Range Rover Evoque in the Indian market. Previously only available with a diesel powertrain, the petrol variant is being offered in the SE trim and has been priced at Rs 53.20 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

The petrol motor of the Evoque is a 2.0-litre four cylinder turbocharged unit dishing out 240PS of max power and 340Nm of peak torque. The power is sent to all four wheels via a nine-speed automatic transmission. In terms of performance, the petrol engine-equipped Range Rover Evoque can dash from 0-100kmph in 7.6 seconds. Flat out, it can reach a top speed of 217kmph. To help it tackle corners, Land Rover has equipped it with features such as electronic stability control and torque vectoring by braking.

 

Range Rover Evoque

Rohit Suri, the president of Jaguar Land Rover India Ltd, said, "We are excited to introduce the 2017 Model Year New Range Rover Evoque with a 2.0l petrol derivative. The addition of the 2.0l petrol derivative reinforces our commitment towards customers who aspire to drive this fabulous vehicle with a powerful petrol engine."

Among the cars sold by Land Rover in India are the flagship Range Rover (Rs 2.13 crore), Range Rover Sport (Rs 1.17 crore), New Discovery Sport (Rs 47.59 Lakh) and 2017 Model Year New Range Rover Evoque (Rs 49.10 Lakh). In terms of price, the Range Rover Evoque 2.0L SE (P) competes against the likes of BMW X3 xDrive 28i and Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4Matic Sport in India.

 

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