The new Range Rover Evoque will make its global public debut at the 2010 Paris Motor Show on the September 30, 2010.
The Range Rover Evoque will be manufactured at Land Rover’s Halewood plant in Merseyside, UK.
The car will go on sale in more than 160 markets worldwide from summer 2011. Prices will start from £30,000 in the UK.
Dr Ralf Speth, Jaguar Land Rover chief executive officer, said: “Not only will the Range Rover Evoque increase our worldwide market share, it helps to define a new segment for premium compact SUVs that are more sporting and stylish.”
The Range Rover Evoque comes with a stop-start engine, produces under 130g/km and Land Rover says it will return 58mpg.
Customers can choose between two 2.2-litre turbodiesel derivatives, with either 188bhp or 148bhp.
The front-wheel drive Range Rover Evoque with the 148bhp 2.2-litre engine achieves 58mpg and sub 130g/km CO2. The four-wheel-drive 2.2-litre 148bhp delivers 50mpg and sub 145g/km CO2. There will also be a 238bhp 2.0-litre Si4 petrol engine available.