British SUV maker Land Rover has launched the petrol model of 2017 Range Rover Evoque SUV in India. The new model is priced Rs 53.20 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) and is available in the SE trim only. Previously, the car was only available with a diesel powertrain.
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.
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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