News : High-power Evoque set for launch in Geneva
The Range Rover Evoque Autobiography will be launched at the Geneva Motor Show and it promises to be the most focused version yet, with more power and sharper responses – giving the car real GTI-matching pace. The Dynamic derivative is powered by a 282bhp version of the Evoque’s 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine, with keener response promised from its nine-speed ZF transmission.
The steering of the Autobiography Dynamic has been specially tuned for additional on-centre precision; the chassis also features upgraded suspension geometry, firmer spring rates and recalibrated adaptive dampers, increasing agility and turn-in response. This has said to have been achieved without upsetting the Evoque’s ride quality. Larger 350mm front discs and Torque Vectoring by Braking (TVB) are standard.
The Autobiography Dynamic sports a new premium grille design, lower front valance, headlights and tail lamps, and 20-inch forged alloys. Inside, the Autobiography Dynamic is equipped with a leather interior in a selection of six colour palettes. Customers can choose from a dynamic plus leather interior with either sports or premium climate seats and a choice of four colours. Headrests feature an Autobiography embossed logo whilst Autobiography illuminated tread plates greet you as you open the door.
More will be revealed at the Geneva Motor Show…
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