The 1st Generation Land Rover Range Rover Evoque was introduced in 2012. The 1st Generation Land Rover Range Rover Evoque is a front engine front wheel / four wheel drive compact SUV that was introduced to slot in below the more premium Range Rover. The 1st Generation Land Rover Range Rover Evoque is the entry level Range Rover, it features much smaller exterior dimensions and less CO2 emissions, it is designed to appeal to a different market than the proper full-size Range Rover. The 1st Generation Range Rover Evoque is available in 3 variants SE, HSE and Autobiography. The 1st Generation Range Rover Evoque is available in 3 body styles as well 5-door, 2-door coupe and 2-door convertible. Production of the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque has been ongoing for over 4 years, Land Rover Range Rover Evoque was and is available to purchase in the years 2012, 2013, 2014 and the year 2015. The 1st Generation Land Rover Range Rover Evoque received a facelift in 2014 that introduced a new standard 9-Speed gearbox and an updated design language. The price of the 1st Generation Land Rover Range Rover Evoque is not competitive when compared to other cars in the same class.
The exterior of the 1st Generation Land Rover Range Rover Evoque features a unique design language. The front end houses narrow, sleek side swept LED headlights with tube inserts, a small trapezium grille with a chrome accent, rectangular fog lights and a large trapezium air intake. The rear end houses dual rectangular sports exhaust tips, sharp narrow side swept taillights, a roof spoiler and a standard case tailgate. The 5-door SUV features identical styling apart from being slightly to accommodate the rear doors. The 2-door Convertible Land Rover Range Rover Evoque features the same design language but has a cloth power foldable roof that is stowed away in the rear when not in the use. The facelift variant introduced a series of cosmetic changes such as new headlights that feature a more tubular design, a redesigned front bumper with aluminum accents and a larger trapezium styled air intake. The rear features clear taillights and dual rectangular styled exhaust outlets. The overall exterior of the 1st Generation Land Rover Range Rover Evoque can stand out among other cars in its class and is still recognizable as a Land Rover Range Rover product.
The interior of the 1st Generation Range Rover Evoque features a familiar Land Rover Design language. The front and rear seats are covered in a choice of black, beige or espresso leather upholstery. Standard features on the SE include heated and power door mirrors, 8-speaker stereo system, cruise control, 8-inch multi-information display, stability control, traction control, six-way adjustable manual front seats, automatic climate control, lane departure warning and keyless entry. Features on HSE include the auto-dimming rearview mirror as standard, heated front seats as standard and satellite navigation as standard. The Autobiography variant features the surround view camera system as standard, heated rear seats, and cooled front seats as standard and the upgraded 17-speaker 825 watts Meridian surround sound system as standard. Options include power tailgate, adaptive cruise control, 14-way power electric memory front seats, surround view camera system, auto-dimming rearview mirror, 17-speaker 825 watt Meridian surround sound system, satellite navigation, panoramic roof, heated front seats, cooled front seats, driver assistance package, rear seat entertainment system, gesture tailgate, heated steering wheel, wide sensing, and a heads up display. The overall interior of the 1st Generation Land Rover Range Rover Evoque features a decent amount of space in the front but a lack of interior space in the rear, it also offers a great level of comfort and interior refinement.