Jaguar Land Rover, fully owned subsidiary of Tata Motors, has introduced the locally assembled Range Rover Evoque in the Indian car market. The made-in India Evoque is prices start at Rs. 48.73 lakh (ex-showroom Mumbai, Pre-Octroi). Deliveries for the car will start from early April 2015.
The Range Rover Evoque is the fourth vehicle to be assembled at the Jaguar Land Rover’s Pune facility. Other three models locally assembled at this facility are Freelander 2, Jaguar XF and XJ. The company has tripled the production capacity at the Pune plant since its introduction in 2011.
The locally assembled Range Rover Evoque is powered by the same 2.2-litre SD4 diesel engine that churns out 188bhp of power and 420Nm of top torque. The engine is coupled to a six-speed automatic gearbox. The car is offered in three trim levels- Pure, Dynamic and Prestige.
Made-in India Range Rover Evoque variants & Prices (Ex-Showroom Mumbai (Pre-Octroi))-
1) Range Rover Evoque SD4 (188bhp), 5 Door Pure : Rs. 48.73 Lakh
2) Range Rover Evoque SD4 (188bhp), 5 Door Dynamic : INR 52.40 Lakh
3) Range Rover Evoque SD4 (255bhp), 5 Door Prestige : INR 56.21 Lakh
Rohit Suri, President of Jaguar Land Rover India, said: “We believe that India is a market that offers significant opportunities for both the Jaguar and Land Rover brands. I am pleased to announce the broadening of our locally manufactured portfolio, with the introduction of the Range Rover Evoque. It is already very popular with Indian customers and we will now offer this SUV at an even more competitive price point starting at INR 48.73 Lacs, Ex-Showroom Mumbai (Pre-Octroi). This will enable us to access a wider audience which consists of discerning and premium Indian customers who have always loved the brand, aspired to own this SUV and be seen in it. Our investment in the Pune facility demonstrates our continued long-term commitment to the Indian market.”