2012 Range Rover Evoque
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Word is that Land Rover is considering a brawnier version of the company's new Evoque. Autocar reports that engineers have already snugged a 300 horsepower version of the Ford Ecoboost 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine into the CUV's engine bay. David Mitchell, program director for the vehicle, has already driven the high-performance mule and says that the chassis can take the extra power. Still, the project hasn't been given the green light. According to the UK publication, the biggest hangup is that Land Rover doesn't really have the marketing structure in place for a performance variation.

Currently, the company's sportier models are branded with the Supercharged moniker, but that's something that clearly wouldn't work on a turbocharged four-cylinder model. Autocar quotes Mitchell as saying that Land Rover would have to look into alternative badging or even a sub-brand for the more athletic Evoque. Currently, the most powerful Evoque available comes with a considerably more modest 237 horsepower.


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      Sukairain
      • 3 Years Ago
      Thank you AB, I was THIS CLOSE to placing an order.... delay that order please. The car is tiny, 2L engine in a SUV is funny, cargo space is poor, the car is smaller than most sedans, Rover has horrible reliability record, but damn this car is desirable...... I can't help it.
        ZOZ
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Sukairain
        I do not know about the performance, but it's one of the better looking small SUVs in the market, me thinks.
        Essende
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Sukairain
        Actually the Evoque IS the best looking CUV/SUV right now on the market. When you'll see this car live you will know what I mean. None of the current Audis/BMWs/Mercedes/Porsche (or other brands) have a CUV/SUV right now with that kind of aesthetic presence. You will drive this car and heads will turn everywhere. It really is stunning. And a potential 300HP version will not hurt either. Just call it Evoque-R and be done with it.
        untitledfolder
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Sukairain
        It's easily one of the top 5 sexiest cars on the road. I'd take a coupe in blue, but configured it was ~60k... almost worth it.
        Elmo
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Sukairain
        Why does it matter if it has a 2.0L engine? Why is it funny?
      AP1_S2K
      • 3 Years Ago
      lots of really nice details with the design, and I love the interior. The only downside to the design is that little notch on the wheel arches and the rearward visibility due to the aggressive angle of the roof-line and the C & D-pillars being an obstruction.
      • 3 Years Ago
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        TangoR34
        • 3 Years Ago
        BecUse it's a completely different car in every dimension *pun intended*
      john m
      • 3 Years Ago
      Cool looking suv. I'm glad that Ford has a 300hp version of their 2.0l turbo engine.
        Elmo
        • 3 Years Ago
        @john m
        Ford doesn't have a 300hp version of the EcoBoost 2.0. This is probably going to be tuned by Land Rover.
          Tom Cottage
          • 3 Years Ago
          @Elmo
          Ford has a 300+ hp version of the EcoBoost 2.0 in the development for a new Focus RS!
      Justin Campanale
      • 3 Years Ago
      As you can see from my Twitter avatar, I'm a Land Rover fan. That being said, this car is seriously overpriced. It starts at BMW X5 level for X3 levels of power and equipment. Sure, if it were priced along the lines of the X3, it would have been the most competitive car in its cass, but it's not, so all the competitiveness goes out the window. Just buy an Infiniti EX35, MB GLK350, or Audi Q5. Or for the same price, you could get a BMW 328i wagon or Audi A4 Avant or CTS wagon with better gas mileage and more engaging drives. Or if you absolutely HAVE to get a LR , get an LR2
      Jason Allen
      • 3 Years Ago
      If you only need some cargo area to shop or transport dogs and you must have a Rover this is freaking awesome. If I had the money I'd consider it to replace my... well I'm not comfortable enough with you yet to say. ;)
      wylin923
      • 3 Years Ago
      evoque turbo should be sufficient
      • 3 Years Ago
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      FarmerDan Delaware
      • 3 Years Ago
      It's a sharp looking CUV, but I'm getting tired of that high-shoulder, bunker style. My favorite pic is the one showing the front bumper, with the oil spots underneath!
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