Range Rover celebrates its 10th anniversary and the Evoque leads the awards
Around the world, Land Rover – Range Rover models are the epitome of true British-made 4×4 SUVs that combine well-designed, rugged and practical vehicles with luxury and style that many of their competitors envy. Current Range Rover models have reached their 10th anniversary in 2012, so parent company Land Rover has decided to produce three limited-edition Range Rover models to celebrate the occasion.
The three special-edition Range Rover models are called the TDV8 Autobiography, TDV8 Westminster, and V8 Supercharged Autobiography, which until then were only produced for export for the US SUV market.
The new TDV8 Westminster will replace Vogue’s trimmed Range Rovers currently available in the UK. The new features will include a wide range of luxury additions and specialty finishes. Notable features include: Westminster vehicle badges, 20-inch 10-spoke alloy wheels, a uniquely styled grille, and a side vent trim trim. Internally, buyers will find well-lit door sill plates, unique luxury floor mats, heated and cooled front seats, the new ‘Dual View’ front information and navigation display, plus a premium Harman-Kardon LOGIC audio system. -7 1200W, powering a 19-speaker design.
Both the Supercharged Autobiography and TDV8 Autobiography come with the Range Rover Special Design Package as a standard feature; These offer a similar range of external and internal features, plus unique paint design options for buyers. These are sure to be great new models that you need to pay attention to.
Meanwhile, the baby Range Rover, the Evoque, has been racking up even more awards and accolades around the world. Since the launch of the Range Rover Evoque in September, Land Rover’s cool new SUV has kept the company well and truly on the map and always in the headlines.
The series of awards accumulated by the Evoque included ‘4×4 of the year’, crowned by UK 4×4 magazine. Some of the other major awards received in the last six months also include US Motor Trend SUV of the Year, Scottish Car of the Year, UK Car of the Year ‘AutoExpress’ New Car Honors, TV Show from the BBC Top Gear’s Car of the Year, Car and Driver Spain Car of the Year, the Design Trophy de l’Automobile in France and a number of distinctions from Chinese organizations and publications.
The success of the Evoque has exceeded all the manufacturer’s expectations and is much more environmentally friendly than any previous model, with excellent fuel economy and CO2 figures for an SUV of this size, which is much better suited to urban driving than many others. SUV in its class.