New Jaguar and Range Rover Evoque in India

Tuesday 30 November 2010, 00:00 AM by Payal Pathak

Tata Motors owned Land Rover had exhibited its latest SUV Range Rover Evoque at the Paris Auto Show recently in September 2010. The model now confirmed as priced at Rs. 21 lakh in the overseas markets. Evoque is Land Rover’s first crossover vehicle designed to be more fuel-efficient and urban, sporting a 240 horsepower 2.0-litre engine. This will be the most fuel efficient and the smallest Range Rover till date. The model was also displayed at the recent Los Angeles Auto Show this month. It will hit the dealers in the overseas markets by early 2011.

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The new Range Rover Evoque will also come to India next year. “Evoque will be launched in India next year. It’s a very stylish, good-looking car that will have its own niche segment in the market, meant for people who can afford it and for whose lifestyle it fits,” said Rohit Suri, Head – Premier Car Division at Tata Motors. “The growth has been driven by our products itself, which have been received well by the Indian customers. Our customers include a whole gamut of people including celebrities, businessmen, corporate heads and real estate (individuals),” Suri said.

The car will imported as a completely built unit and will attract 110 percent import duty. Tata Motors is also expanding its dealership network for Jaguar and Land Rover cars in India looking at the increasing demand in luxury vehicles.