The Range Rover Evoque Convertible has been spied in North-Western France by Auto Plus reader Eddie9Felson, revealing the rear three quarters of the car.
The Range Rover Evoque Convertible was previewed in concept form back in 2012 and unveiled at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. The concept had a two-door, 2+2 seating layout. Unlike the concept model unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, the alleged production model under testing features a new wing spoiler at the rear.
The vehicle’s extensive road-testing is more than a sign, it’s an unspoken confirmation, that the Evoque Convertible/Cabrio will hit the roads in the near future. While the comparable Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet was a failure, the Evoque Convertible stands in a whole different segment of luxury vehicles and could turn up and create its own niche segment.
The convertible form factor mainly targets customers looking out for leisure driving, which means driving more in urban roads (2WD) than in the mud (4WD). Expect Land Rover to offer the same engine paired to a 9-speed automatic transmission.
While it may be wishful thinking, Land Rover could also consider an SVR high-performance variant of the Cabrio.
[Source – AutoPlus.fr]