The All-New Range Rover Evoque with Smart AI System set for Launch in Early June 2020
Jaguar Land Rover Malaysia is set to launch the all-new 2020 Range Rover Evoque compact luxury SUV, in early June 2020. The all-new Evoque will feature a new design language, advanced driver assistance technologies, ground-breaking off-road technologies as well as an Artificial Intelligence (AI) system.
Building on the original model’s instantly-recognisable design, it is a sophisticated evolution of the original’s distinctive coupe-like silhouette, typified by its fast roofline and rising belt line that identify the Range Rover family at first glance. The introduction of new slim LED headlights and tail lights emphasise the vehicle’s new design language while flush door handles add to the smooth, sculpted aesthetic.
Among the exciting offerings in the new version include the ‘ClearSight Rear View Mirror’ that transforms into an HD video screen when engaged. Should rear visibility be compromised by passengers or bulky items, the driver can flip a switch on the underside of the mirror and a camera feed from the top of the car will display what is behind the vehicle in crisp high definition. The screen provides a 50-degree field of vision and superior visibility in low light.
In addition, the ‘ClearSight Ground View’ technology is a new feature is designed to allow the drivers to virtually see through the hood and under the front end of the vehicle by projecting a 180-degree view of the ground onto the vehicle’s upper touchscreen. This is useful when navigating through tight parking spaces, high city curbs or tackling rough terrains.
The new Evoque is also the first Land Rover model to feature Smart Settings, a system which uses artificial intelligence algorithms to learn the driver’s preferences. The system will then use the driver’s preference to automate comfort and driver-specific media settings throughout the drive. The system, using ‘self-learning’ technology also recognises the driver from their key fob and phone and will thereby set their seat and steering column position on approach, allowing for up to eight profiles to be registered. After a few journeys, the Evoque remembers the driver’s preferred temperature settings, media preferences and commonly dialled numbers depending on the time or day of the week.
The driver also gets to immerse themselves in the vehicle’s digital interior experience with the Land Rover InControl® Touch Pro Duo infotainment system that combines two sleek 10-inch high-definition glass touchscreens and a 12.3-inch driver display behind the steering wheel. The result is a beautiful, ‘hidden until lit’ interior filled with state-of-the-art digital interfaces.
Apart from that, new Evoque owners can also expect a much larger and wider luggage space which can easily fit a folded pram or a set of golf clubs. The space could be further increased to 1,383 litres when the flexible 40:20:40 second-row seats are folded.
More exciting features in this new Evoque include the Lane Keep Assist which is added as a new safety feature. This helps the driver stay in lane by adding necessary steering correction. It initiates a gentle steering input to return the vehicle to its intended position.
Driver Condition Monitor technology is another added safety feature that is based on the driver’s steering inputs. Should the technology detect jerky, non-linear movements that are typical symptoms of a fatigue driver, it will automatically trigger an audible and visual warning in the instrument cluster.
The New Range Rover Evoque also features a new 2.0L Petrol Turbocharged Ingenium engine that supplies fast response to throttle demand and a more engaging drive as boost pressure is delivered nearly instantaneously. The Ingenium engine is paired with a state-of-the-art nine-speed automatic transmission.
Details on pricing and variants will be announced at the launch. Interested parties can register their interest. Click on Keep Me Informed to get updates on the launch or drop by any of Jaguar Land Rover showrooms to get up close with the new Evoque.
All vehicles distributed by Jaguar Land Rover Malaysia are compatible with the Malaysian climate, environment, fuel quality and meet the Malaysian emission standards. All Land Rover vehicles distributed by authorised dealers also come with a ‘Land Rover Care’ programme which is based on whichever comes first, ie, a 5-year Warranty or 150,000km, 5-year Servicing or 65,000km and 3-year Roadside Assistance. Please visit www.landrover.com.my for more information.